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 0.10% to 7,014.70
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.13% to 7,117.60
- AUD/USD at US 67 cents
- Gold at US$1,572.22 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$59.45 a barrel
Shipbuilder Austal Limited (ASX: ASB) was another of the best performers as its share price rose by around 5%.
Listed investment company (LIC) WAM Leaders Ltd (ASX: WLE) reported its half-year result today and there was a large dividend increase, sending the share price higher by 2%.
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