Every year in early autumn Apple holds its event where it presents new iPhones, Apple Watches, and iPads. This year wasn’t an exclusion. But yesterday’s presentation didn’t result in Apple stock growth, and here’s why.
Australian equities conclude up
On Monday, the Australian stock market managed to conclude the trading session up due to the strengthening sectors of real estate funds in Australia, telecommunications services as well as utilities.
The S&P/ASX 200 tacked on 0.54%, thus demonstrating a monthly maximum.
Among the growth leaders in the components of the S&P/ASX 200 index were equities of Galaxy Resources Ltd, which gained 6.25%, concluding at 3.060. Additionally, shares of GWA Group Ltd managed to acquire 4.69%, having finished trading at 3.905. Papers Boral Ltd ascended by 4,55%, concluding at 6,890.
The leaders of the dive were represented by equities of Dominos Pizza, tumbling 3.56% and completing the trading session at 42,310. Shares of Resolute Mining rallied 3.57% just to close at 1.147, while Sandfire Resources NL heads south 2.57% and concluding at 7,950.
On the Sydney Stock Exchange, the number of securities, which rallied (680) surpassed the number of equities, which closed in the red (557). Meanwhile, the quotes of 395 shares were intact.
Equities of GWA Group Ltd tacked on to a maximum, adding 4.69% and concluding trading at 3.905.
The S&P/ASX 200 VIX volatility index, formed on the basis of trading options on the S&P/ASX 200, inched up by approximately 4.06% being worth 12.512.
In addition to this, June delivery gold futures lost 0.22% coming up with $1.320.50 per troy ounce. As for other products, the price of June delivery WTI futures dived by 0.38% trading at $67.84 per barrel. Futures on futures for Brent crude for delivery in July fell 0.46%, or 0.34, to $ 73.45 a barrel.
Meanwhile, in the foreign exchange market, the currency pair AUD/USD headed south 0.20% hitting 0.7566, AUD/JPY sank 0.10% reaching 82.59.
As for futures on the USD index, they tacked on by about 0.03% ending up with an outcome of 91.34.
Richard Branson offloaded nearly 10 million shares, which equals about 4% of the Virgin Galactic stock, leaving him with an 18% stake.
Today at 00:00 GMT+3 SPCE will present the second quarter 2021 financial results. We will get to know everything about the company's financial condition and plans.
The Australian Bureau of Statistics will announce the updated Unemployment Rate and Employment Change data on Thursday, May 19, at 04:30 MT.
The UK Office for National Statistics will publish Consumer Price Index (CPI) data on Wednesday, May 18, at 09:00 MT.
The US Census Bureau will announce Core Retail Sales and Retail Sales on Tuesday, May 17 at 15:30 MT.