Title: Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.90%
Jul 07, 2021 03:45AM ET
Australia shares have been better after the near on Wednesday, as profits in the IT, Consumer Staples and Healthcare sectors led stocks better.
At the near in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 2 hundred rose 0.90%.
The exceptional performers of the consultation at the S&P/ASX 2 hundred have been Challenger Ltd (ASX: CGF), which rose 8.78% or 0.480 factors to change at 5.950 on the near. Meanwhile, Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P) brought 6.48% or 0.47 factors to stop at 7.72 and A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) become up 5.98% or 0.40 factors to 7.09 in overdue change.
The worst performers of the consultation have been Nanosonics Ltd (ASX: NAN), which fell 4.83% or 0.26 factors to change at 5.12 on the near. Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) declined 3.76% or 0.080 factors to stop at 2.050 and Worley Ltd (ASX:WOR) become down 3.02% or 0.35 factors to 11.25.
Rising shares outnumbered declining ones at the Sydney Stock Exchange through 731 to 602 and 393 ended unchanged.
The S&P/ASX 2 hundred VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 2 hundred options, become down 6.31% to 11.286.