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On Tuesday, Australian equities slumped after the close because losses in the Telecoms Services, Utilities and Energy sectors suppressed stocks.
The S&P/ASX 200 went down 0.47%.
On the S&P/ASX 200 the winners were represented by A2 Milk Company Ltd, Blackmores Ltd and Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd. They tacked on respectively 6.46%, 6.17% and 3.29%.
As for the worst performers, Retail Food Group Ltd, Speedcast International Ltd and Nanosonics Ltd dived respectively 4.26%, 4.10% and 3.72%.
On the Sydney Stock Exchange diving stocks outnumbered growing equities by 678 to 597, while 383 were intact.
Gauging the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, the S&P/ASX 200 VIX gained 4.01% being worth 11.563, which is a fresh 1-month maximum.
The currency pair AUD/USD stood still, sticking to 0.7966, AUD/JPY tacked on 0.33% trading at 88.33.
As for the US Dollar Index Futures, it ascended 0.13% hitting 90.25.
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