Australian equities inch down

Australian equities inch down

On Friday, Australian equities lost after the close because losses in the A-REITs, Financials as well as Utilities sectors suppressed stocks.

The S&P/ASX 200 headed south 0.24%.

On the S&P/ASX 200 the best outcomes were demonstrated by Mayne Pharma Group Ltd, Transurban Group and Transurban Group. They gained respectively 3.94%, 3.66% and 3.21%.

Meanwhile, the top losers included HT&E Ltd, Retail Food Group Ltd and Macquarie Atlas Roads Group. They dived 7.04%, 4.68% and 3.77% respectively.

On the Sydney Stock Exchange diving equities supplanted growing shares by 631 to 576, while 343 were intact.

Stocks in Retail Food Group Ltd dived to 5-year minimums, losing 4.68% hitting 2.850.

Tracking the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, the S&P/ASX 200 VIX headed south 3.59% trading at 11.016.

The currency pair AUD/USD tacked on 0.04% reaching 0.7670, AUD/JPY was intact, sticking to 86.17.

As for the US Dollar Index Futures, it descended 0.04% demonstrating an outcome of 93.60.

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