Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Friday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.16% to 6.822.40
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.15% to 6,932.00
- AUD/USD at US 69 cents
- Gold at US$1,478.96 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$66.62 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) share price which went up more than 5%.
The share price of Cimic Group Ltd (ASX: CIM) went up over 3% today as it announced three contracts and reaching settlement with a class action.
Announcing the sale of its engineering business yesterday after the market had shut sent the share price of Lendlease Group (ASX: LLC) down by 4.8% today.
An update by Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: CGC) about the effects of the dry conditions sent the share price up 2.75% today.
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