Banks and miners lead charge as ASX adds 0.9%

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 share index added 0.9% today as the banks and miners pulled the index up throughout the session.

The miners once again performed, backing up yesterday, with BHP up 3.13% and Rio Tinto (RIO) up 1.77%.

The banks all ended in the green for the day, Commonwealth Bank (CBA) up 1.70% and Westpac (WBC) closing 1.86% higher.

Gainers and Losers

The biggest gainers on Tuesday were:

  • Bank of Queensland +12.8%
  • Adbri +10.5%
  • AUB Group +10.1%
  • Corporate Travel Management +9.8%
  • Lendlease +8.4%

The biggest declines were:

  • Perenti Global -12.6%
  • Austal -10.9%
  • Domino’s Pizza -8.9%
  • G8 Education -7.3%
  • Afterpay -7.2%

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