ASX jumps 0.7% on fourth day of lockdown for Melbourne

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 share index added 0.7% to climb to 6917.30 points as Melbourne completes its fourth day of lockdown.

The miners led the charge, dragging up the index, as BHP was up 2.73% and Rio Tinto (RIO) up 2.97%.

Woodside Petroleum (WPL) was also up 2.34% with CSL not far behind them, up a touch over 2%. 

Gainers and Losers

The biggest gainers on Tuesday were:

  • Zip Co +10%
  • Appen +7.7%
  • Sims +7.4%
  • Bendigo and Adelaide Bank +6.8%
  • Charter Hall Retail REIT +6.4%

The biggest declines were:

  • GWA Group -8.1%
  • Kogan -5.2%
  • Pointsbet -3.5%
  • ARB Corp -3.3%
  • Ramelius Resources -3.1%

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