Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Tuesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.17% to 6,654.00
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.11% to 6,765.30
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,493.98 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$58.90 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Nearmap Ltd (ASX: NEA) share price, it went up almost 6%.
The share price of Southern Cross Media Group Ltd (ASX: SXL) fell 18.4% after it gave a disappointing trading update with revenues lower. The Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd (ASX: NEC) share price dropped 6.2% today too.
Another share price to drop heavily was the share price of Nick Scali Limited (ASX: NCK), it fell by 14% after warning that so far in FY20 its foot traffic and same store sales were lower, which would hurt the December half-year result. The Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (ASX: HVN) share price declined 6.2% as well.
The Cooper Energy Ltd. (ASX: COE) share price rose 4%, it announced its quarterly report and announced a new gas discovery.
Finally, the share price of Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN) fell 0.3% after announcing its quarterly report with record cashflow.
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Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of Nearmap Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Nearmap Ltd. and Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings Limited. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Scott Phillips.