Gains from yesterday erased as market tumbles 0.9%
Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 share index slipped 0.9% today to reach 6,777.80 points off the back of a weak performance from the NASDAQ.
Contrary to previous days, the miners fell with BHP and Rio Tinto (RIO) both down around 3%. Newcrest Mining (NCM) was down 0.55%.
Healthcare giant Blackmores (BKL) bucked the trend adding a massive 6.25% as its half-yearly is looked upon favourably by investors.
Gainers and Losers
The biggest gainers on Wednesday were:
- Nine Entertainment +9.7%
- IDP Education +7.2%
- Platinum Asset Management +6.4%
- Blackmores +6.3%
- Worley +4.5%
The biggest declines were:
- Appen -12.1%
- Nanosonics -8.1%
- Seek -7.8%
- NRW Holdings -6.1%
- Downer EDI -6%
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