Australian stocks gain at close of trade

Australian stocks gain at close of trade

On Friday, Australian stocks managed to gain after the close. It’s because profits in the Utilities, A-REITs as well as Consumer Discretionary sectors brought stocks up.

The S&P/ASX 200 went up 0.08%.

A2 Milk Company Ltd, Nanosonics Ltd and Galaxy Resources Ltd rose respectively 9.55%, 5.51% and 4.35%, thus becoming the best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200.  

As for the worst performance, it was demonstrated by Mineral Resources Ltd, Aconex Ltd and Asaleo Care. They lost respectively 5.07%, 4.77% and 4.58%.            

Soaring shares managed to supplant diving ones on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 602 to 542, while 373 were intact.

Stocks in A2 Milk Company Ltd went up to all time peaks, adding 9.55%, being worth 3.670.

Tracking the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, the S&P/ASX 200 VIX decreased 1.10%, hitting   12.462.

The currency pair AUD/USD ascended 0.15%, trading at 0.7591, AUD/JPY inched up 0.36%, trading at 84.39.

The US Dollar Index Futures managed to gain 0.03%, demonstrating 97.53.

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