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 0.61% to 6.765.00
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.53% to 6,869.30
- AUD/USD at US 69 cents
- Gold at US$1,462.59 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$61.95 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) share price which rose by 12%.
The share price of Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) fell 3% before going into a trading halt and announcing there had been an incident at site that needed investigating.
The Bubs Australia Ltd (ASX: BUB) share price rose over 3% after announcing some positive Vietnamese news to investors.
At the bottom of the ASX 200 the share price of Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG) fell over 5%.
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- EML Payments to buy Prepaid Financial Services for up to $526 million
- We Will Remember Them
- iSignthis shares to remain suspended until further notice
- Why I’d sell my soul to own these 7 SaaS businesses
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