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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.

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