Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Thursday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 1.05% to 7,049.20
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.96% to 7,148.70
- AUD/USD at US 68 cents
- Gold at US$1,554.49 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$56.35 a barrel
The Cimic Group Ltd (ASX: CIM) share price fell 3% today despite announcing more contract wins.
Finally, the share price of A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) rose by 4.8%, making it one of the top performers within the ASX 200.
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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 A2 Milk. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Service Stream Limited. 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.