Australian equities edge up close of trade

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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