Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Monday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.54% to 6,642.60
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.54% to 6,757.90
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,486.23 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$60.19 a barrel
New Zealand healthcare company Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp Ltd (ASX: FPH) saw its share price rise 7% after announcing it was increasing its expectations for FY20.
A recovering share market sent the share prices of gold miners into the red today. The share price of Silver Lake Resources Limited. (ASX: SLR) dropped by 9.2% and the share price of Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR) declined by 8.3%.
The Urb Investments Ltd (ASX: URB) share price gained 4.4% after it became a takeover target.
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