Title: Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.22%
Nov 30, 2021 02:45AM ET
Australian shares rose after the close on Tuesday as gains in the telecom services, A-REITs and consumer staples sectors led stocks higher.
At the close in Sydney, the S & P/ASX 200 was up 0.22%.
Among the best entertainers on the S&P/ASX 200 were Collins Foods Ltd, which rose 12.62%, or 1.58 focuses, to close at 14.10. Credit Corp Group Ltd acquired 8.57% or 2.59 focuses to close at 32.80, while Omni Bridgeway Ltd rose 6.56% or 0.20 focuses to 3.25 in late exchange.
Shares of Nuix Ltd fared the worst, falling 11.72%, or 0.30 points, to close at 2.26. Resolute Mining Ltd fell 6.58% or 0.025 points to close at 0.355, while Westgold Resources Ltd slipped 4.27% or 0.090 points to close at 2.020.
On the Sydney Stock Exchange, rising shares outweighed falling ones by 930 to 490, and 388 ended unchanged.
Collins Foods Ltd. shares rose 12.62%, or 1.58, to 14.10, an all-time high. Resolute Mining Ltd. shares fell to a 5-year low, dropping 6.58%, or 0.025, to 0.355.
The VIX of the S&P/ASX 200, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, fell 6.81% to 14.377.
The AUD/USD fell 0.34% to 0.7116, while the AUD/JPY fell 0.72% to 80.46.