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Australian equities edge up close of trade
On Friday, Australia shares managed to grow because profits in the Gold, Metals & Mining as well as Resources sectors underpinned equities.
The S&P/ASX 200 tacked on 0.15%.
On the S&P/ASX 200 the winners were represented by Retail Food Group Ltd, Aveo Group and Mineral Resources Ltd. These benchmarks rallied 6.98%, 4.28% and 2.59% respectively.
As for the top losers, they included Sims Metal Management Ltd, Altium Ltd and Western Areas Ltd. They went down respectively 2.42%, 2.32% and 2.12%.
On the Sydney Stock Exchange climbing shares outperformed diving equities by 663 to 500, while 383 were intact.
Equities in Mineral Resources Ltd tacked on to all time maximums, adding 2.59% being worth 20.630.
Assessing the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, the S&P/ASX 200 VIX dived 1.44% demonstrating an outcome of 10.064, which is a fresh 6-months minimum.
The currency pair AUD/USD tacked on 0.14% being worth 0.7713, AUD/JPY gained 0.13% trading at 87.39.
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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.