Third green day in a row as ASX adds another 0.9%

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 share index added 0.9% today to near its 11-month high to break over 6800 points.

The banks and CSL continued to perform with the healthcare giant adding 2.16%.

Consequently, the miners took a hit as iron ore prices continue to drop with BHP down 2.15% and Rio Tinto (RIO) falling 1.10%.

Gainers and Losers

The biggest gainers on Wednesday were:

  • Virgin Money UK +14.6%
  • Corporate Travel +6.4%
  • Carsales.com +6.3%
  • Flight Centre +4.9%
  • Ingenia Communities +4.8%

The biggest declines were:

  • Northern Star -4.2%
  • Saracen Mineral -4.1%
  • South32 -2.9%
  • BHP -2.2%
  • Mineral Resources -1.9%

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Disclaimer:
This article does not take into account the investment objectives, financial situation or needs of a particular person or entity. Before acting on any investment strategy or advice you should first consult with your current ASIC accredited investment professional or seek out a compliant investment professional for such.