© Reuters. Australia stocks greater at close of trade S&P/ASX 200 up .75%
Investing.com – Australia stocks have been greater immediately after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares greater.
At the close in Sydney, the rose .75% to hit a new six-months higher.
The ideal performers of the session on the have been Western Locations Ltd (AX:), which rose six.79% or .150 points to trade at two.360 at the close. Meanwhile, Pilbara Minerals Ltd (AX:) added five.71% or .40 points to finish at .740 and Independence Group NL (AX:) was up five.54% or .260 points to four.950 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session have been Ardent Leisure Ltd (AX:), which fell three.43% or .55 points to trade at 1.550 at the close. Automotive Group Holdings Ltd (AX:) declined three.43% or .070 points to finish at 1.970 and Perpetual Ltd (AX:) was down two.84% or 1.180 points to 40.410.
Increasing stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 613 to 505 and 382 ended unchanged.
The , which measures the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 choices, was down four.95% to 11.681.
Gold Futures for April delivery was up .35% or four.55 to $1289.25 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April fell .87% or .49 to hit $56.07 a barrel, whilst the May well Brent oil contract fell .77% or .51 to trade at $65.35 a barrel.
AUD/USD was down .64% to .7036, whilst AUD/JPY fell .73% to 78.67.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up .07% at 96.863.
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