Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Tuesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.37% to 6,948.70
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.39% to 7,047.60
- AUD/USD at US 67 cents
- Gold at US$1,575.01 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$54.75 a barrel
One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was lithium miner Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS), its share price rose 7% today.
Vitamins business Blackmores Limited (ASX: BKL) was another strong performer today, its share price increased by 6.9%.
After giving half-year guidance yesterday, the share price of financial services business IOOF Holdings Limited (ASX: IFL) fell 2.7% today.
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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 and has recommended Blackmores Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Shopping Centres Australasia Property Group. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended ARB Limited and BUBS AUST FPO. 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.