Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Wednesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.06% to 6.851.40
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.10% to 6,957.00
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,476.71 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$65.77 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Limited (ASX: CUV) share price which rose by 5.7%.
A positive Alaskan-related announcement sent the Oil Search Limited (ASX: OSH) share price up 3.6%.
The share price of UK bank Virgin Money UK Plc (ASX: VUK) fell another 3.9% as the excitement about Brexit continues to wear off.
Finally, the APA Group (ASX: APA) share price rose almost 2% after announcing a new with one of its major clients.
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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 National Australia Bank Limited. 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.