Banks and healthcare drag on index, falling 0.90%
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 share index dropped nearly 60 points today, down 0.9% as the major banks and healthcare were burdensome on the index.
ANZ was the worst affected, falling 1.85% while NAB dropped 1.69%.
Biotech, CSL, along with Blackmores (BKL) also had a rough day, both falling a touch over 1.2%.
Gainers and Losers
The biggest gainers on Tuesday were:
- Macquarie Group +6.6%
- Graincorp +4.7%
- Eagers Automotive +4.3%
- Perseus Mining +3.8%
The biggest declines were:
- Challenger -14.8%
- Boral -7.4%
- Adbri -5.9%
- Credit Corp -4.8%
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