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 0.46% to 6.877.70
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.44% to 6,978.70
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,460.18 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$61.23 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the gold miner Silver Lake Resources Limited. (ASX: SLR) share price, it rose by around 5%.
UK challenger bank Virgin Money UK Plc (ASX: VUK) saw its share price rise by another 5% today after last week’s positive gains.
House prices have recovered strongly again in November 2019, particularly in Melbourne and Sydney. This caused the REA Group Limited (ASX: REA) share price to climb 1.6% and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) share price went up 1.6%.
The share price of Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW) rose 0.1% despite news surfacing of a proposed class action for the underpayment of wages.
Finally, the Bigtincan Holdings Ltd (ASX: BTH) share price went up 2.2% after securing a contract with a global beauty retailer.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Why the Amaysim share price is popping this morning
- Perenti share price climbs higher after key updates
- Here’s how the ASX is driving tech companies like Atlassian offshore
- Will old school LICs like AFIC be forced to cut their dividends?
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