Star Entertainment and SkyCity share prices plunge, Whitehaven Coal up. Scott Phillips on Nine’s Late News

Investors were fleeing from both gaming operators’ shares following new allegations of fraud and money laundering against Star. Meanwhile materials and energy shares enjoyed a positive day.

| More on:
Motley Fool Chief Investment Officer Scott Phillips on Nine's Late News

Motley Fool Australia Chief Investment Officer Scott Phillips joined Nine’s Late News on Monday night to discuss the day on the ASX, including a hit for Star Entertainment Group Ltd (ASX: SGR) and SkyCity Entertainment Group Limited (ASX: SKC) shares, plus a strong day for mining and oil, and good news for Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC).

Wondering where you should invest $1,000 right now?

When investing expert Scott Phillips has a stock tip, it can pay to listen. After all, the flagship Motley Fool Share Advisor newsletter he has run for more than eight years has provided thousands of paying members with stock picks that have doubled, tripled or even more.*

Scott just revealed what he believes could be the five best ASX stocks for investors to buy right now. These stocks are trading at near dirt-cheap prices and Scott thinks they could be great buys right now.

*Returns as of August 16th 2021

Motley Fool contributor Scott Phillips has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia’s parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of and has recommended AFTERPAY T FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended AFTERPAY T FPO. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

More on Motley Fool Media