Flat day mid-week for the ASX, up 0.1%

The ASX200 rose a marginal 0.1% to reach 6057.70 points today as it recovered from a 0.5% drop in the morning session.

Supermarket giants Coles (COL) and Woolworths (WOW) both had strong days, up 2.73% and 1.85% each. However, Blackmores (BKL) stole the spotlight for today, adding an outstanding 13.66% as it continued its momentum from yesterdays trading.

On the flip side, Woodside Petroleum (WPL) was down yet again, declining a further 1.56% with energy stocks lagging behind the rest of the market.

Gainers and Losers

The biggest gainers on Wednesday were:

  • BKL +13.66%
  • PNV +8.73%
  • RMS +7.57%
  • APT +7.28%
  • SDF +5.33%

The biggest declines were:

  • ABC -5.54%
  • FLT -4.63%
  • COE -4.41%
  • CTD -3.96%
  • BLD -3.59%

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