© Reuters. Australia's shares fall at close of trade; S & P / ASX 200 fell 1.32%
Investing.com – Australian stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday as losses in the sectors and sectors led to lower stocks.
The closing price in Sydney was down 1.32%.
The best performers of the session were Resolute Mining Ltd (ASX :), which rose 12.90% or 0.160 points to trade at 1,400 at the close. Meanwhile, Challenger Ltd (ASX 🙂 gained 7.09% or 0.310 points to end at 4,680. Beach Energy Ltd (ASX 🙂 rose 4.71% or 0.070 points to 1.555 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Mesoblast Ltd (ASX :), which fell 6.76% or 0.250 points to trade at 3.450 at the close. Pro Medicus Ltd. (ASX 🙂 declined 6.24% or 1.63 points to end at 24.49. Polynovo Ltd (ASX 🙂 fell 5.08% or 0.120 points to 2.240.
The decline in shares on the Sydney Stock Exchange was 634 to 583 higher than the increase on the Sydney Stock Exchange, and 359 ended unchanged.
The value, which measures the implied volatility of S&P / ASX 200 options, declined 2.56% to 17.970.
Gold futures for August delivery rose 0.81% or 14.95 to $ 1858.85 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, crude oil for delivery fell 0.72% or 0.30 to $ 41.62 a barrel in September, while the Brent oil contract fell 0.61% or 0.27 to $ 44.05 in September per barrel fell.
AUD / USD rose 0.26% to 0.7146, while AUD / JPY rose 0.34% to 76.35.
The US dollar index futures rose 0.07% to 95.127.
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