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 0.27% to 6,670.00
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.31% to 6,799.80
- AUD/USD at US 69 cents
- Gold at US$1,511.41 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$61.36 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the NRW Holdings Limited (ASX: NWH) share price which went up almost 14% after responding to media speculation about BGC Contracting.
Construction materials business CSR Limited (ASX: CSR) has seen its share price rise 8.3% as it recovers alongside the property market in Sydney and Melbourne.
Poor Australian retail numbers has hurt the share price of JB Hi-Fi Limited (ASX: JBH) which fell 2.4%.
Finally, the share price Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: CGC) continued to be volatile. It was the worst performer today, the share price fell almost 3%.
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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of COSTA GRP FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended COSTA GRP FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of National Australia Bank 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.