Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Tuesday.
Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:
- S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.53% to 6,325.50
- ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.48% to 6,418.40
- AUD/USD at US 70 cents
- Gold at US$1,282.09 an ounce
- Brent Oil at US$72.27 a barrel
The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Aveo Group (ASX: AOG) share price which rose 10.4% after confirming it was in preliminary takeover discussions.
The Domain Holdings Australia Ltd (ASX: DHG) share price fell 7.5% after the real estate portal announced falling listings.
The share price of Super Retail Group Ltd (ASX: SUL) rose 3.3% after giving a positive trading update to the end of last week.
Another business that rose strongly today was the Bubs Australia Ltd (ASX: BUB) share price, it went up 3.9% with investors seeing its third quarter update.
The Volpara Health Technologies Ltd (ASX: VHT) share price declined almost 5% after giving its quarterly update.
The share price Redbubble Ltd (ASX: RBL) plunged 15.3% in response to the online marketplace’s update.
Electronics retailer JB Hi-Fi Limited (ASX: JBH) saw its share price fall 0.4% after giving its third quarter FY19 trading update.
Finally, the share price of WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) declined 3.1% despite announcing yet another acquisition.
Here are some of today’s top stories:
- Is the SEEK share price a buy on updated FY19 guidance?
- $753 million profit hit: Is the Westpac share price a dividend trap?
- Mom and dad investors are dumping big bank stocks. Should you?
- Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals shares higher on strong quarterly sales growth
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