Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Wednesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.01% to 6,673.10
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.01% to 6,778.20
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,489.87 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$58.84 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the gold miner Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX: GOR) which saw its share price rise by 14%.
Another gold miner was one of the top three performers in the ASX 200, the Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR) share price increased by 5.2%.
The Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) share price dropped 7.1%, making the lithium miner the worst performer in the ASX 200.
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