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Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.47% -Breaking


© Reuters Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.47% – Australia stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.

The Sydney close saw the stock rise 0.47%.

They were the top performers at the session Graincorp Ltd (ASX :), rose 5.75%, or 0.50 points, to trade at 9.19 at close. Meanwhile, Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX:) Added 4.68% (0.07 points) to close at 1.57 Nufarm Ltd In late trade, the ASX: was up by 4.07% (or 0.25 points) to 6.40

Platinum Asset Management Ltd. (ASX:) fell 15.02%, or 0.34 points, to trade at 1.90 by the end. Perenti Global Ltd. (ASX) fell 3.40%, or 0.03 point to trade at 0.71 Pointsbet Holdings Ltd (ASX:) fell 3.27%, or 0.11 point to 3.25

Stocks that are rising outnumbered those on the Sydney Stock Exchange 836: 606; 398 were unchanged.

Graincorp Ltd. (ASX) shares rose 52 weeks to new highs. They gained 5.75%, or 0.50 to 9.19. Platinum Asset Management Ltd. (ASX) shares fell to their lowest levels ever, falling 15.02% (0.34 to 1.90). Nufarm Ltd. (ASX) shares rose to 52 week highs, rising by 4.07% (0.25 to 6.40). Pointsbet Holdings Ltd. shares (ASX:), fell to 52-week lowests. They lost 3.27%, or 0.11 to3.25.

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, was down 5.18% to 12.12.

For June delivery, Gold Futures fell 0.34% to $1.931.20 an ounce. In commodities trading, crude oil for May delivery rose 0.3% or 0.30, to $96.33 per barrel. The June Brent oil contract increased 0.14 or 0.14, to $100.72 per barrel.

AUD/USD was stable at 0.75 and AUD/JPY at 92.60.

At 99.92, the US Dollar Index Futures rose 0.16%.