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 0.32% to 7,064.10
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.30% to 7,180.30
- AUD/USD at US 69 cents
- Gold at US$1,555.92 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$64.59 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was lithium miner Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS), its share price went up 8.6%.
Horticultural giant Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: CGC) saw its share price jump over 4.5% with welcome rainfall sweeping through the south east of Australia.
The share price of Nufarm Limited (ASX: NUF) fell 10% after giving an update on first half earnings.
Blackmores Limited (ASX: BKL) was one of the worst performers today, its share price fell 3.1%.
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- Afterpay, Zip and others are about to be disrupted by a new BNPL competitor
- 3 ASX shares I’d buy for growth and dividends
- Is BHP about to be sued for $53 billion?
- 3 quality mid cap ASX shares I want to own in the 2020s
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