Australian equities tack on at close of trade

Australian equities tack on at close of trade

On Thursday, Australian stocks managed to jump after the close, as profits in the Energy, Resources and also IT sectors backed stocks.

The S&P/ASX 200 rallied 0.16%.

On the S&P/ASX 200 the best performance was demonstrated by such benchmarks as Santos Ltd, Fairfax Media Ltd and Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd. They gained respectively 13.24%, 9.14% and 4.24%.

On the contrary, St Barbara Ltd, Orocobre Ltd and Regis Healthcare Ltd turned to be the leading losers, sliding respectively 3.35%, 2.89% and 2.64%.

On the Sydney Stock Exchange soaring stocks supplanted declining equities by 639 to 569, while 339 were intact.

Equities in Santos Ltd rallied to 52-week maximums, gaining 13.24% and showing an outcome of 4.960. Additionally, stocks in Fairfax Media Ltd ascended to 52-week peaks, earning 9.14% and getting to 0.740.

Estimating the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, the S&P/ASX 200 VIX gained 1.14% trading at 13.347, which is a fresh 1-month maximum.

Similar

Asian equities extend their rally to fifth day

On Friday, Asian equities kept rising for a fifth straight day because investor confidence gradually revives after an abrupt sell-off earlier in February, while the evergreen buck kept diving, reaching a three-year minimum versus a basket of decisive…

EU stocks head north

On Thursday, a recovery ascend in European equities picked up tempo for a second trading day…

Popular

Yen climbs up in Asia trade

On Friday, the Japanese yen leapt in Asia on safe-haven demand because political turmoil in Brazil reached risk sentiment and financial markets became cautious ahead of the weekend…

Pound tumbles vs yen

On Tuesday, the British pound sank versus the Japanese yen after a suspected terrorist attack at a concert in Manchester, while the common currency hovered close to a six-month peak versus the greenback after German Chancellor Angela Merkel told that the…

promotions you can be interested in

Deposit with your local payment systems

Callback

A manager will call you shortly.

Change number

Your request is accepted.

A manager will call you shortly.

Internal error. Please try again later

Beginner Forex book

The most important things to start trading
Enter your e-mail, and we will send you a free Beginner Forex book

Thank you!

We've emailed a special link to your e-mail.
Click the link to confirm your address and get Beginner Forex book for free.

You are using an older version of your browser.

Update it to the latest version or try another one for a safer, more comfortable and productive trading experience.

Safari Chrome Firefox Opera