Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Wednesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 1.27% to 6,736.50
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 1.18% to 6,843.20
- AUD/USD at US 67 cents
- Gold at US$1,483.74 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$58.90 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Silver Lake Resources Limited. (ASX: SLR) share price which increased by 8%.
Another of the top performers was the Nearmap Ltd (ASX: NEA) share price which went up by around 7%.
The share price of CYBG Plc (ASX: CYB) increased by 7% with a Brexit agreement potentially getting closer.
The Southern Cross Media Group Ltd (ASX: SXL) share price fell another 6% today after yesterday’s disappointing trading update.
Annuity king Challenger Ltd (ASX: CGF) reported higher assets under management for the September 2019 quarter, the share price rose 4.7% in response.
Finally, the share price of OZ Minerals Limited (ASX: OZL) rose 1.6% after giving its quarter production update and increasing its full year guidance.
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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 AFTERPAY T FPO and Nearmap Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Challenger Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Nearmap Ltd. 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.