Title: Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.36%
Aug 06, 2021 03:45AM ET
Australia shares had been better after the near on Friday, as profits in the IT, Industrials and Energy sectors led stocks better.
At the near in Sydney, the S&P/ASX two hundred brought 0.36% to hit a brand new all-time high.
The pleasant performers of the consultation at the S&P/ASX two hundred had been News Corp B DRC (ASX: NWS), which rose 7.88% or 2.57 factors to alternate at 35.20 on the near. Meanwhile, Unibail Rodamco Westfield (ASX: URW) brought 5.62% or third factors to stop at 6.20 and Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) become up 5.50% or 6.89 factors to 132.15 in overdue alternate.
The worst performer of the consultation had been Perseus Mining Ltd (ASX: PRU), which fell 5.41% or 0.090 factors to alternate at 1.575 on the near. Domain Holdings Australia Ltd (ASX: DHG) declined 4.94% or 0.24 factors to stop at 4.62 and Rea Group Ltd (ASX: REA) become down 4.70% or 7.86 factors to 159.42.
Rising shares outnumbered declining ones at the Sydney Stock Exchange through 721 to 644 and 405 ended unchanged.
Shares in News Corp B DRC (ASX: NWS) rose to all-time highs; gaining 7.88% or 2.57 to 35.20.
The S&P/ASX two hundred VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/ASX two hundred options, become down 2.39% to 11.127.