Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Thursday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.39% to 6,663.40
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.32% to 6,772.90
- AUD/USD at US 69 cents
- Gold at US$1,497.56 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$60.82 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Iluka Resources Limited (ASX: ILU) share price, it rose by 6.7%.
Lithium miners continue to do well because of troubles in Chile, the Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) share price rose by 7.3%.
Horticultural company Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: CGC) saw its share price rise 6.5% today.
Blackmores Limited (ASX: BKL) held its AGM today and announced some leadership changes which sent the share price up 4.3%.
At the bottom of the ASX 200 performance table was the share price of Pro Medicus Limited (ASX: PME), it fell 5.7%.
The Bubs Australia Ltd (ASX: BUB) share price dropped 5.1% after providing its September 2019 quarter update to investors.
Finally, the share price of Livetiles Ltd (ASX: LVT) rose 5.3% after announcing it had been invested to present at the Microsoft Ignite event.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- 3 ASX shares to buy and hold forever
- 3 ASX growth shares that could generate scarily good returns in 2020
- It’s getting gloomier for iSignthis shareholders
- Do franking credits really matter with ASX dividend shares?
5 stocks under $5
We hear it over and over from investors, "I wish I had bought Altium or Afterpay when they were first recommended by The Motley Fool. I'd be sitting on a gold mine!" And it's true.
And while Altium and Afterpay have had a good run, we think these 5 other stocks are screaming buys. And you can buy them now for less than $5 a share!
*Extreme Opportunities returns as of June 5th 2020
Tristan Harrison owns shares of COSTA GRP FPO. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and recommends Pro Medicus Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Blackmores Limited and COSTA GRP FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended BUBS AUST FPO, LIVETILES FPO, and Pro Medicus 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.