© Reuters. Australian stocks go higher at the close; S & P / ASX 200 increased by 0.51%
Investment.com – Australian stocks rallied higher after Thursday’s close, as gains in sectors and sectors drove stocks higher.
Closing in Sydney, the index rose 0.51% to hit a 52-week high.
The best performers in the session above are Ampol Ltd (ASX :), up 5.41% or 1.32 points to trade at 25.73 at the close. Meanwhile, IGO Ltd (ASX 🙂 increased 5.29% or 0.360 points to end at 7,170 and Champion Iron Ltd (ASX 🙂 increased 5.20% or 0.310 points to 6,270 at the end of the session.
The stock with the worst performance of the session was Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX :), down 15.45 percent or 0.285 points to 1,560 at the close. Regis Resources Ltd (ASX 🙂 decreased by 11.95% or 0.365 points to 2,690 and Zip Co Ltd (ASX 🙂 decreased by 6.87% or 0.66 points to 8.95.
The number of advancers outnumbered decliners on the Sydney Stock Exchange between 674 and 645, and 400 remained unchanged.
Shares of Regis Resources Ltd (ASX 🙂 fell to their lowest level in three years; lost 11.95% or 0.365 to 2.690. Shares of Champion Iron Ltd (ASX 🙂 rose to an all-time high; 5.20% or 0.310 increase to 6,270.
The index, which measures the implied volatility of the S&P / ASX 200 options, rose 1.19% to 11,356.
Gold price delivered in June increased 0.60% or 10.35 to 1746.65 USD / ounce. Elsewhere in commodity trading, May crude fell 0.27% or 0.17 to $ 62.98 / barrel, while June Brent futures fell 0.27% or 0, 18 to 66.40 USD / barrel.
AUD / USD rose 0.41% to 0.7752, while AUD / JPY rose 0.33% to 84.36.
The US Dollar Index Futures is down 0.09% at 91,595.
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