ASX retreats at end of trading to remain flat for the day
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 share index remained steady for the day after a late drop-off towards the end of trading, closing at 6885.90 points.
CSL was up today after releasing favourable profit figures, once again beating analysts expectations and finishing up 2.78%.
The banks also played a hand in dragging up the index with ANZ up 2.83% and Westpac (WBC) up 3.53%.
Coles (COL) was hit hard today, closing down 5.64%.
Gainers and Losers
The biggest gainers on Thursday were:
- TWE +17.46%
- IPH +9.80%
- TAH +5.67%
- DMP +5.57%
- ORA +5.49%
The biggest declines were:
- NWH -17.14%
- UMG -6.60%
- BEN -6.50%
- PPT -6.21%
- COL -5.64%
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