Breaking News
Close
Investing Pro 0
NEW! Get Actionable Insights with InvestingPro+ Try 7 Days Free

Australia shares higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.08%

Stock Markets Apr 03, 2017 07:00
Saved. See Saved Items.
This article has already been saved in your Saved Items
 
© Reuters. Australia shares higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.08%

Investing.com – Australia equities were higher at the close on Monday, as gains in the Gold, Real Estate Investment and Telecoms Services sectors propelled shares higher.

At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 added 0.08%.

The biggest gainers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Spark New Zealand Ltd (AX:SPK), which rose 4.09% or 0.130 points to trade at 3.310 at the close. Whitehaven Coal Ltd (AX:WHC) added 3.34% or 0.100 points to end at 3.090 and Henderson Group PLC (AX:HGG) was up 2.89% or 0.110 points to 3.920 in late trade.

Biggest losers included Worleyparsons Ltd (AX:WOR), which lost 4.72% or 0.520 points to trade at 10.490 in late trade. Asaleo Care (AX:AHY) declined 3.98% or 0.070 points to end at 1.690 and Healthscope (AX:HSO) shed 3.96% or 0.090 points to 2.180.

Declining stocks outnumbered rising ones by 631 to 480 and 356 ended unchanged on the Sydney Stock Exchange.

The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, was up 10.12% to 12.336.

In commodities trading, Gold Futures for June delivery was down 0.12% or 1.55 to $1249.65 a troy ounce. Meanwhile, Crude oil for delivery in May fell 0.10% or 0.05 to hit $50.55 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 0.21% or 0.11 to trade at $53.42 a barrel.

AUD/USD was down 0.35% to 0.7602, while AUD/JPY fell 0.36% to 84.67.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.15% at 100.27.

Australia shares higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.08%
 

Related Articles

Why Bed Bath & Beyond Stock Is Trading Lower Today
Why Bed Bath & Beyond Stock Is Trading Lower Today By Benzinga - Jun 29, 2022

Bed Bath & Beyond Inc (NASDAQ: BBBY) shares are trading lower Wednesday after the company reported worse-than-expected financial results and announced a CEO transition. Bed...

Add a Comment

Comment Guidelines

We encourage you to use comments to engage with users, share your perspective and ask questions of authors and each other. However, in order to maintain the high level of discourse we’ve all come to value and expect, please keep the following criteria in mind: 

  • Enrich the conversation
  • Stay focused and on track. Only post material that’s relevant to the topic being discussed.
  • Be respectful. Even negative opinions can be framed positively and diplomatically.
  •  Use standard writing style. Include punctuation and upper and lower cases.
  • NOTE: Spam and/or promotional messages and links within a comment will be removed
  • Avoid profanity, slander or personal attacks directed at an author or another user.
  • Don’t Monopolize the Conversation. We appreciate passion and conviction, but we also believe strongly in giving everyone a chance to air their thoughts. Therefore, in addition to civil interaction, we expect commenters to offer their opinions succinctly and thoughtfully, but not so repeatedly that others are annoyed or offended. If we receive complaints about individuals who take over a thread or forum, we reserve the right to ban them from the site, without recourse.
  • Only English comments will be allowed.

Perpetrators of spam or abuse will be deleted from the site and prohibited from future registration at Investing.com’s discretion.

Write your thoughts here
 
Are you sure you want to delete this chart?
 
Post
Post also to:
 
Replace the attached chart with a new chart ?
1000
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Thanks for your comment. Please note that all comments are pending until approved by our moderators. It may therefore take some time before it appears on our website.
 
Are you sure you want to delete this chart?
 
Post
 
Replace the attached chart with a new chart ?
1000
Your ability to comment is currently suspended due to negative user reports. Your status will be reviewed by our moderators.
Please wait a minute before you try to comment again.
Add Chart to Comment
Confirm Block

Are you sure you want to block %USER_NAME%?

By doing so, you and %USER_NAME% will not be able to see any of each other's Investing.com's posts.

%USER_NAME% was successfully added to your Block List

Since you’ve just unblocked this person, you must wait 48 hours before renewing the block.

Report this comment

I feel that this comment is:

Comment flagged

Thank You!

Your report has been sent to our moderators for review
Our Apps
DOWNLOAD APPApp store
Investing.com
© 2007-2022 Fusion Media Limited. All Rights Reserved.
Risk Disclosure: Trading in financial instruments and/or cryptocurrencies involves high risks including the risk of losing some, or all, of your investment amount, and may not be suitable for all investors. Prices of cryptocurrencies are extremely volatile and may be affected by external factors such as financial, regulatory or political events. Trading on margin increases the financial risks.
Before deciding to trade in financial instrument or cryptocurrencies you should be fully informed of the risks and costs associated with trading the financial markets, carefully consider your investment objectives, level of experience, and risk appetite, and seek professional advice where needed.
Fusion Media would like to remind you that the data contained in this website is not necessarily real-time nor accurate. The data and prices on the website are not necessarily provided by any market or exchange, but may be provided by market makers, and so prices may not be accurate and may differ from the actual price at any given market, meaning prices are indicative and not appropriate for trading purposes. Fusion Media and any provider of the data contained in this website will not accept liability for any loss or damage as a result of your trading, or your reliance on the information contained within this website.
It is prohibited to use, store, reproduce, display, modify, transmit or distribute the data contained in this website without the explicit prior written permission of Fusion Media and/or the data provider. All intellectual property rights are reserved by the providers and/or the exchange providing the data contained in this website.
Fusion Media may be compensated by the advertisers that appear on the website, based on your interaction with the advertisements or advertisers.
  • Sign up for FREE and get:
  • Real-Time Alerts
  • Advanced Portfolio Features
  • Personalized Charts
  • Fully-Synced App
Continue with Google
or
Sign up with Email