ASX up 0.3% to reach nine-month high

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 share index added 0.3% today, hitting 6561.6 points to reach a new nine-month high as the NSW and Victoria finally opens. 

The miners shone as BHP closed up 2.5% higher along with Rio Tinto (RIO) up 1.5%.

Mesoblast (MSB) rallied strongly up 17.6% as it heads back towards highs from earlier this year.

Gainers and Losers

The biggest gainers on Monday were:

  • Mesoblast +17.6%
  • Lynas Corp +5.9%
  • TPG +4.8%
  • Oil Search +4.8%
  • Ampol +4.6%

The biggest declines were:

  • IAG -6%
  • Avita Therapeautics -3.7%
  • Downer EDI -2.6%
  • Bingo Industries -2.5%
  • Cochlear -2.2%

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