© Reuters. Australia's stocks higher at close of trade; S & P / ASX 200 up 0.51%
Investing.com – Australian stocks were higher after Thursday's close as gains in sectors and sectors led stocks to rise.
At the close of trading in Sydney, the value rose 0.51% to hit a new 52-week high.
The best performers in the session were Ampol Ltd. (ASX :), which rose 5.41% or 1.32 points to close at 25.73. Meanwhile, IGO Ltd (ASX 🙂 added 5.29% or 0.360 points to end at 7.170 and Champion Iron Ltd. (ASX 🙂 rose 5.20%, or 0.310 points, to 6.270 in late trade.
Worst of the session was Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX :), which fell 15.45% or 0.285 points to close at 1.560. Regis Resources Ltd. (ASX 🙂 fell 11.95% or 0.365 points to 2.690 and Zip Co Ltd (ASX 🙂 fell 6.87% or 0.66 points to 8.95.
Rising stocks outperformed falling stocks on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 674 to 645 and 400 ended unchanged.
Regis Resources Ltd (ASX 🙂 stocks fell to 3-year lows; Lose 11.95% or 0.365 to 2.690. Champion Iron Ltd (ASX 🙂 shares rose to all-time highs; by 5.20% or 0.310 to 6.270.
The value that measures the implied volatility of S&P / ASX 200 options rose 1.19% to 11,356.
Gold futures for delivery in June rose 0.60%, or 10.35, to $ 1,746.65 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, crude oil for delivery in May fell 0.27% or 0.17 to $ 62.98 a barrel, while the oil contract for Brent fell 0.27% or $ 0.18 to 66.40 in June USD per barrel fell.
AUD / USD rose 0.41% to 0.7752 while AUD / JPY rose 0.33% to 84.36.
The US dollar index futures fell 0.09% to 91.595.
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