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 0.04% to 7,090.50
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.06% to 7,203.20
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,560.88 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$62.30 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was Downer EDI Limited (ASX: DOW), it went up 6% – recovering some of the decline from earlier in the week.
The share price of Netwealth Group Ltd (ASX: NWL) was another to recover today, it jumped 5.1% after yesterday’s decline.
Investors also saw value in the Cimic Group Ltd (ASX: CIM) share price, it rose 3.7% today after its painful decline earlier due to a write-off.
Here are some of today’s top stories: