© Reuters. Australia's stocks fall at close of trade; S & P / ASX 200 down 0.56%
Investing.com – Australia's stocks were lower after Friday's close as losses across sectors and sectors drove stocks lower.
At the close of trading in Sydney, the value was down 0.56%.
The best performers in the session were Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX :), which rose 4.17% or 0.390 points to trade at 9.750 at the close. Meanwhile, Shopping Centers Australasia Group (ASX 🙂 added 3.77% or 0.090 points to end at 2.480 and Altium Ltd. (ASX 🙂 rose 3.65% or 0.98 points to 27.80 in late trade.
The worst performers at the session were Silver Lake Resources Ltd (ASX :), which fell 4.44% or 0.075 points to close at 1.615. Perseus Mining Ltd. (ASX 🙂 fell 3.98% or 0.050 points to 1.205 and Newcrest Mining Ltd (ASX 🙂 fell 3.43% or 0.860 points to 24,200.
The decline in stocks on the Sydney Stock Exchange was 722 higher than the rise in stocks on the Sydney Stock Exchange, to 550, and 377 ended unchanged.
The value that measures the implied volatility of S&P / ASX 200 options rose 9.95% to 13.754.
Gold futures for April delivery rose 0.63%, or 10.85, to $ 1,743.35 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, crude oil for April delivery rose 0.42% or 0.25 to $ 60.25 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract rose 0.33% or 0.21 to $ 63.49 per barrel rose.
AUD / USD rose 0.12% to 0.7765 while AUD / JPY rose 0.00% to 84.45.
The US dollar index futures fell 0.20% to 91.690.
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