Choppy day on the market ends to flat finish, down 0.1%

It was a rollercoaster of a day on the ASX200 which eventually saw the market ending slightly lower, down 0.1%, to reach 6850 points.

All four of the major banks ended up today with Commonwealth (CBA) leading the way, up 1.08%. The miners also enjoyed a green day, Rio Tinto (RIO) gaining 1.10% and Newcrest Mining (NCM) adding 4.05%.

Afterpay (APT) contrasted its previous day of trading, ending down 2.31%.

Gainers and Losers

The biggest gainers on Thursday were:

  • Newcrest Mining +4.05%
  • Whitehaven Coal +3.3%
  • Telstra +2.52%
  • Northern Star +1.7%
  • Mesoblast +1.6%

The biggest declines were:

  • AMP Ltd -11%
  • Nearmap -7.3%
  • Nanosonics -6.6%
  • Bravura Solutions -5.1%
  • Magellan Financial -4.4%

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