Increase of 0.2% brings ASX to new highs

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 added 0.2% today to bring the index to new nine months highs, hitting 6687.7 points today.

In a day that originally opened down, Commonwealth Bank (CBA) and Woolworths (WOW) shone adding 1.32% and 2.63% to their recent share price rallys.

CSL also outperformed the market today, up 0.88% in the green as a vaccine becomes closer to distribution to the public.

Gainers and Losers

The biggest gainers on Tuesday were:

  • Link Admin Holdings +13.7%
  • Perseus Mining +5.7%
  • Silver Lake Resources +5.3%
  • IDP Education +4.6%
  • Ramelius Resources +4.6%

The biggest declines were:

  • G8 Education -6.6%
  • Whitehaven Coal -6.2%
  • Zip Co -4.3%
  • Worley -3%
  • Metcash -2.5%

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