Australian stocks rise at close of trade

Australian stocks rise at close of trade

On Wednesday, Australian stocks ascended after the close because revenues in the Metals & Mining, Resources as well as Materials sectors brought stocks up.

The S&P/ASX 200 soared 0.66% in Sydney.

Sirtex Medical Ltd, Southern Cross Media Group Ltd and Myer Holdings Ltd appeared to be the best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200. They grew respectively 16.09%, 7.11% and 6.55%.    

As for the worst performance, it was demonstrated by Skycity Entertainment Group Ltd, ALS Ltd and Newcrest Mining Ltd. They tumbled 3.70%, 3.52% and 2.72% respectivley.     

The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, assessing the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, inched up 0.12%, trading at 12.908.

Rising shares supplanted diving ones on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 734 to 457, while 436 were intact.

The currency pair AUD/USD rallied 0.36%, trading at 0.7610, while AUD/JPY edged up 0.20%, being worth 85.35.

The US Dollar Index Futures decreased 0.19%, trading at 96.00.

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