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 0.21% to 7,103.20
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.27% to 7,204.60
- AUD/USD at US 67 cents
- Gold at US$1,575.13 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$55.67 a barrel
The TPG Telecom Ltd (ASX: TPM) share price jumped 11.5% after the telco won its appeal to merge with Vodafone Australia.
Rare earth miner Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC) saw its share price rise by 8% after issuing a statement about online speculation in Malaysia.
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- Austal share price on watch after latest ship delivery
- Why I think ASX shares can push even higher from here
- 2 alternative dividend shares to buy for income
- Where should you invest $1,000 in ASX shares?
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