Besides coronavirus, other news has been driving the stocks of Apple, Wallmart and General Motors to the lower levels.
Australian shares rise at close of trade
On Monday, Australia stocks inched up, as profits in the Gold, A-REITs as well as Telecoms Services sectors brought stocks up.
The S&P/ASX 200 managed to grow 0.06%.
On the S&P/ASX 200 the best performance was demonstrated by such benchmarks as Spark New Zealand Ltd, Whitehaven Coal Ltd and Henderson Group PLC. They soared 4.09%, 3.34% and 2.89% respectively.
As for the worst performers, they were Worleyparsons Ltd, Asaleo Care and Healthscope, sliding respectively 4.72%, 3.98% and 3.96%.
The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, traditionally assessing the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, jumped 0.12%, showing 12.336.
On the Australia Stock Exchange decreasing stocks outperformed surging ones by 633 to 480, while 354 ended intact.
The currency pair AUD/USD headed south 0.35%, reaching 0.7602, AUD/JPY dipped 0.36%, trading at 84.67.
As for the US Dollar Index Futures, it inched down 0.15%, demonstrating 100.27.
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