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Australian shares ascend at close of trade
On Thursday, Australian stocks rose after the close because profits in the Telecoms Services, A-REITs as well as Financials sectors brought stocks up.
The S&P/ASX 200 grew 0.21%.
Iluka Resources Ltd, Sirtex Medical Ltd and Henderson Group PLC turned to be the best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200. They rallied 10.76%, 4.79% and 4.29% respectively.
As for the outsiders, they were Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd, Western Areas Ltd and Bank Of Queensland Ltd. They dipped respectively 6.44%, 4.84% and 4.60%.
On the Australia Stock Exchange dropping stocks supplanted advancing ones by 583 to 499, while 354 ended intact.
The US Dollar Index Futures headed south 0.11%, showing 99.60.
Assessing the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, the S&P/ASX 200 VIX gained 0.53%, trading at 13.710.
Stocks in Iluka Resources Ltd went up to 52-week peaks, adding 10.76% and trading at 8.130.
The currency pair AUD/USD gained 0.15%, reaching 0.7509, AUD/JPY inched up 0.18%, getting to 81.77
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