At market close today, the S&P/ASX 200 index was almost flat and posted 0.7 point gain to close at 6,648. Concurrently, the S&P/ASX 200 VIX Index was down by 1.43% to close the session at 12.8 points.
Among the industry/sector indices, S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Staples (Sector), S&P/ASX 200 Energy (Sector), S&P/ASX All Ordinaries Gold (Sub Industry), S&P/ASX 200 Health Care (Sector), S&P/ASX 200 Materials (Sector), S&P/ASX 300 Metals and Mining (Industry) and S&P/ASX 200 Resources ended the session with losses.
Some of the best & worst performing stock from S&P/ASX 200 are:
|St. Barbara Limited||SBM||$2.91||-4.90%|
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