Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Friday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.87% to 6.793.70
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.85% to 6,898.90
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,464.27 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$62.48 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Graincorp Ltd (ASX: GNC) share price which rose by 11.5% after the company received the news that the ACCC will not oppose the proposed sale of Bulk Liquid Terminals.
The share price of Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK) increased by 4.5% after the company held its AGM today.
The Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Co. Ltd (ASX: SOL) share price dropped almost 3% today after going ex-dividend.
Waste management business Bingo Industries Ltd (ASX: BIN) saw its share price rise another 4.3% after the company’s positive market update earlier this week.
The share price of Sigma Healthcare Ltd (ASX: SIG) fell by 0.7% after announcing a new distribution agreement.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Should you buy into ASX government IPOs?
- The CSL share price is now up 35,000%
- Polynovo share price surges after strong AGM update
- Is NAB facing a $700 million fine by AUSTRAC?
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