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Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.69% -Breaking


© Reuters Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.69% – Australia stocks were lower after the close on Thursday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.

At Sydney’s close, the dropped 0.69%.

They were the top performers at the session Appen Ltd (ASX): The ASX rose by 29.22%, or 1.87 points, to close at 8.27. Meanwhile, ALS Ltd (ASX) Added 6.08%, or 0.73 points, to finish at 12.74 Pointsbet Holdings Ltd Late trade saw an ASX increase of 5.04%, or 0.12 point to 2.50

Resolute Mining Ltd. (ASX) was the worst performer of the session, falling 6.45% or 0.02 point to trade at 0.29 by the end. Nanosonics Ltd (ASX 🙂 dropped 5.68% (0.22 points) to close at 3.65. Tabcorp Holdings Ltd. (ASX 🙂 was lower 5.39% (0.06 points) and ended at 0.96.

By 745 to 596, falling stocks outnumbered advancing stock on the Sydney Stock Exchange. 420 ended unchanged.

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Tabcorp Holdings Ltd. shares (ASX) plunged to their lowest level in five years; it fell 5.39% (0.06 to 0.96).

The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, was down 3.28% to 15.69.

The June Gold Futures were up 0.14 percent or 2.58 to $1.848.88 per troy ounce. Other commodities traded included Crude oil, which rose by 0.86 or 0.7% to reach $111.19/barrel in July. The August Brent oil contract climbed 0.57 percent or 0.51 to trade at $111.69/barrel.

AUD/USD was stable at 0.71, and AUD/JPY dropped 0.38% to 89.96.

US Dollar Index Futures were down 0.8% to 102.00