© Reuters. Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ ASX 200 up 1.68%.
Investing.com– Australia stocks were higher after the close on Monday, as gains in the, and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Australia, the acquired 1.68%.
The best performers of the session on the were Mesoblast Ltd (AX:-RRB-, which rose 9.91% or 0.105 indicate trade at 1.165 at the close. At the same time, Worleyparsons Ltd (AX:-RRB- added 9.42% or 0.660 points to end at 7.670 and Beach Energy Ltd (AX:-RRB- was up 9.09% or 0.055 points to 0.660 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Metcash Ltd (AX:-RRB-, which fell 12.38% or 0.263 indicate trade at 1.857 at the close. Northern Star Resources Ltd (AX:-RRB- declined 3.52% or 0.170 points to end at 4.660 and Advancement Mining Ltd (AX:-RRB- was down 3.18% or 0.075 indicate 2.285.
Increasing stocks surpassed decreasing ones on the Australia Stock Exchange by 531 to 473 and 351 ended the same. The, which measures the suggested volatility of S&P/ ASX 200 options, was up 2.84% to 20.218. Gold for August shipment was down 0.66% or 8.55 to $1286.25 a troy ounce. In other places in commodities trading, Petroleum for delivery in August rose 0.97% or 0.47 to hit $49.03 a barrel, while the August Brent oil agreement increased 0.83% or 0.41 to trade at $49.58 a barrel. AUD/USD was up 0.65% to 0.7443, while AUD/JPY rose 1.12% to 77.91. The United States Dollar Index was down 0.59% at 93.74. Disclaimer: Fusion Media want to remind you that the information included in this website is not always real-time nor precise. All CFDs (stocks, indexes, futures) and Forex costs are not provided by exchanges but rather by market makers, and so rates may not be accurate and may differ from the real market value, suggesting prices are indicative and not proper for trading purposes. For that reason Fusion Media does n`t bear any obligation for any trading losses you may sustain as a result of using this information. Combination Media or anyone involved with Blend Media will not accept any liability for loss or damage as a result of dependence on the details including information, quotes, charts and buy/sell signals contained within this website. Please be totally notified concerning the risks and costs associated with trading the monetary markets, it is among the riskiest investment kinds possible.