Australian shares lose at close of trade

Australian shares lose at close of trade

On Friday, Australian shares tumbled after the close due to the fact losses in the Gold, Healthcare as well as Industrials sectors suppressed equities.

The S&P/ASX 200 inched down 1.50%.

On the S&P/ASX 200 the best performers included Fortescue Metals Group Ltd, Brickworks Ltd and  Ioof Holdings Ltd. They rallied 3.24%, 2.68% and 1.17% respectively.

Meanwhile, losers lost 6.47%, 5.67% and 4.17% respectively. These were Webjet Ltd, Asaleo Care and A2 Milk Company Ltd.     

Diving equities managed to supplant growing ones on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 731 to 414, while 331 didn’t change.

Tracking the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, the S&P/ASX 200 VIX gained 10.90% hitting 3.482.

The currency pair AUD/USD tacked on 0.04% demonstrating an outcome of 0.7970. Besides this, AUD/JPY sank 0.23% trading at 88.44.

The US Dollar Index Futures headed south 0.11% being worth 93.67.

August delivery gold futures slumped 0.03% getting to $1259.68 a troy ounce.

 

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