Investing.com – The Australian Stock Exchange closed higher on Monday; gains in, and sectors drove indices higher.
At the close in Sydney, it gained 0.09%.
The best performers of the session in the were Sydney Airport Holdings Ltd (ASX :), up 33.91% or 1,970 points, to settle at 7,780 at the close. Meanwhile, Auckland International Airport Ltd (ASX 🙂 advanced 5.52%, or 0.37 points, to close at 7.07, and Atlas Arteria (ASX 🙂 was up 3.50%, or 0.22 points, to dismiss the session at 6.51.
The worst performers for the session were Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX :), which fell 5.21% or 1.57 points, to settle at 28.54 at the close. Appen Ltd (ASX 🙂 was down 5.07%, or 0.69 points, to close at 12.92 and Nuix Ltd (ASX 🙂 was down 4.94%, or 0.12 points, to finish at 2.31.
Rising shares outnumbered those that fell on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 692 to 688 and 369 ended unchanged.
Sydney Airport Holdings Ltd (ASX 🙂 shares rose to 52-week highs; increasing 33.91% or 1,970 to 7,780.
The, which measures the implied volatility of S & P / ASX 200 options, rose 1.42% to 11.588.
Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.46% or 8.20 to $ 1,791.50 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in the commodities trade, crude oil for August delivery was up 0.17% or 0.13 to $ 75.29 a barrel, while September’s Brent oil contract was up 0.13% or 0.10 to trade at $ 76.27 a barrel.
AUD / USD was down 0.03% to 0.7522, while AUD / JPY was down 0.01% to 83.50.
US dollar index futures fell 0.18% to 92.243.
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