Rocky end to the week as market sheds 1.30%

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 share index dropped 1.30% today as investors offloaded their holdings before the weekend.

CSL and Woodside Petroleum (WPL) were some of the worst stocks affected, both being down over 5% for the day.

The miners also were hit hard with BHP down 2.45% and Rio Tinto (RIO) down 3.32% at the end of the session.

Gainers and Losers

The biggest gainers on Friday were:

  • COH +8.4%
  • Z1P +5.56%
  • CWN +5.34%
  • ING +3.59%
  • QBE +3.10%

The biggest declines were:

  • IPH -6.4%
  • TWE -6.13%
  • PBH -5.58%
  • WPL -5.29%
  • CSL -5.04%

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