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Australian equities inch down at close of trade
On Thursday, Australian equities slumped after the close because losses in the Gold, Utilities as well as Industrials sectors suppressed shares.
The S&P/ASX 200 went down 0.83% to reach a fresh 6-months minimum.
The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 included G8 Education Ltd, Tassal Group Ltd and Santos Ltd. They inched up respectively 4.91%, 2.34% and 2.30%.
The losers were represented by Syrah Resources Ltd, Resolute Mining Ltd and Galaxy Resources Ltd. They slumped 6.75%, 5.65% and 5.82% respectively.
On the Sydney Stock Exchange diving stocks outnumbered advancing equities by 722 to 413, while 360 were intact.
Assessing the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, the S&P/ASX 200 gained 12.93% trading at 13.494.
The currency pair AUD/USD decreased 0.73% being worth 0.7972, AUD/JPY went down 0.57% trading at 89.61.
The US Dollar Index Futures managed to grow 0.11% hitting 92.32.
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