Title: Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.17%
Jul 16, 2021 03:45AM ET
Australia shares had been better after the near on Friday, as profits in the Consumer Discretionary, Healthcare and A-REITs sectors led stocks better.
At the near in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 2 hundred received 0.17%.
The first-rate performers of the consultation at the S&P/ASX 2 hundred had been Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC), which rose 4.35% or 0.090 factors to exchange at 2.160 on the near. Meanwhile, Austal Ltd (ASX: ASB) delivered 4.29% or 0.09 factors to give up at 2.19 and Nextdc Ltd (ASX: NXT) become up 4.05% or 0.49 factors to 12.68 in overdue exchange.
The worst performers of the consultation had been Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN), which fell 5.25% or 0.26 factors to exchange at 4.69 on the near. Mesoblast Ltd (ASX: MSB) declined 4.03% or 0.080 factors to give up at 1.905 and Hub24 Ltd (ASX: HUB) become down 3.32% or 0.90 factors to 26.20.
Rising shares outnumbered declining ones at the Sydney Stock Exchange with the aid of using 737 to 569 and 414 ended unchanged.
Shares in Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) rose to 52-week highs; growing 4.35% or 0.090 to 2.160.
The S&P/ASX 2 hundred VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 2 hundred options, become down 3.63% to 11.404.