Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Wednesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.65% to 6.708.80
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.62% to 6,810.80
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,475.09 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$63.98 a barrel
At the red end of the ASX the share price of ALS Ltd (ASX: ALQ) fell 5%, making it the worst performer in the ASX 200.
The share price of Nearmap Ltd (ASX: NEA) fell 0.4% despite announcing an acquisition to boost its offering to clients.
The Charter Hall Long WALE REIT (ASX: CLW) share price didn’t move after going into a trading halt to fund some large property purchases.
Finally, the Elders Ltd (ASX: ELD) share price dropped 0.5% after holding its AGM today.
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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Nearmap Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Elders Limited and REDBUBBLE FPO. 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.