© Reuters. Australia's stocks fall at close of trade; S & P / ASX 200 down 0.77%
Investing.com – Australian stocks were lower after Thursday's close as losses across sectors and sectors drove lower stocks.
At the close of trading in Sydney, the value fell 0.77%.
The best performers in the session were Idp Education Ltd. (ASX :), which rose 28.49% or 4.25 points to close at 19.17. Meanwhile, Mcmillan Shakespeare Ltd (ASX 🙂 was up 14.79%, or 1.29 points, and ended at 10:01 a.m. Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX 🙂 rose 6.78%, or 5.08 points, to 79.98 in late trade.
The worst performers at the session were Webjet Ltd (ASX :), which fell 12.50% or 0.46 points to close at 3.22. IPH Ltd. (ASX 🙂 fell 9.93% or 0.84 points to 7.62 and Origin Energy Ltd (ASX 🙂 fell 6.10% or 0.360 points to 5,540.
The decline in stocks on the Sydney Stock Exchange was 662 higher than the rise in stocks on the Sydney Stock Exchange, to 551, and 387 ended unchanged.
Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX 🙂 shares rose to an all-time high; Gain of 6.78% or 5.08 to 79.98.
The value that measures the implied volatility of S&P / ASX 200 options rose 2.55% to 18,566.
Gold futures for December delivery fell 0.92%, or 18.15, to $ 1952.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, crude oil for delivery in October fell 0.81% or 0.35 to $ 42.76 a barrel, while the Brent oil contract fell 0.71% or 0.32 to $ 45.05 a barrel in October per barrel fell.
The AUD / USD fell 0.17% to 0.7168 while the AUD / JPY fell 0.19% to 76.05.
The US dollar index futures rose 0.17% to 93.040.
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