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 0.36% to 6.707.00
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.33% to 6,813.50
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,475.54 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$63.14 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Avita Medical Ltd (ASX: AVH) share price which rose by 4.6%.
At the bottom of the ASX performance table was the share price of Boral Limited (ASX: BLD), it fell almost 6% after giving an update about its North American windows business.
Some of the gloss was taken off Resolute Mining Limited (ASX: RSG) as it declined 4%, giving up some of yesterday’s impressive gains.
The share price of Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) rose 0.6% today after announcing that its share purchase plan (SPP) for regular investors would resume.
iSignthis Ltd (ASX: ISX) is still in a trading halt, but it gave an operational update about SWIFT.
Finally, the share price of Medical Developments International Ltd (ASX: MVP) increased by 1.8% after announcing an update regarding its Russian application.
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