Australian equities decline at close of trade

Australian equities decline at close of trade

On Tuesday, Australian equities lost after the close because losses in the Metals & Mining, Gold as well as Resources sectors led stocks down.

The S&P/ASX 200 went down 0.87% in Sydney.

On the S&P/ASX 200 the best performers included such benchmarks as Fletcher Building Ltd, G8 Education Ltd and Invocare Ltd. They went up respectively 3.70%, 3.05% and 2.36%.

Meanwhile, Navitas Ltd, Credit Corp Group Ltd and Pilbara Minerals Ltd appeared to be the worst performers. They went down respectively 9.35%, 8.07% and 4.85%.    

On the Sydney Stock Exchange diving equities outclassed soaring ones by 860 to 403, while 349 didn’t change.

Indicating the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, the S&P/ASX 200 VIX tacked on 9.57% hitting 12.817, which is a fresh 1-month maximum.

The currency pair AUD/USD headed south 0.27% trading at 0.8071, AUD/JPY went down 0.46% showing a reading of 87.78.

As for the US Dollar Index Futures, it rallied 0.12% reaching 89.28.


European equities edge down

On Thursday, except the United Kingdom, European stock markets dived in the face of everlasting worries of a proliferation of trade clashes between China and America, which appear to be the largest economies around the globe…


Euro reaches one-week maximum on hawkish comments

On Tuesday, the common currency demonstrated a one-week maximum because market participants added trading positions on a hawkish overnight statement by a policymaker, which reaffirmed bets the euro zone economy's outlook is still firm enough…


Manager will call your number

Correct number

Your request is accepted

Manager will call your number

Internal error. Please try again later


Email tooltip

Thank you

Email confirmation tooltip



Safari Chrome Firefox Opera