Market Close Commentary; 12 February 2020

By the closure of the market on 12 February 2020, the S&P/ASX 200 index settled at 7,088.2, a rise of 0.46% above its previous close, driven by CBA’s result released this morning.

Sectors like REIT, Consumer Discretionary, Consumer Staples, Financials, Financial-x-A-REIT, Health Care, S&P/ASX 200 Banks (Industry), S&P/ASX 200 Real Estate (Sector) closed in green while sectors like Industrials, Energy, Information Technology, Materials, metals & mining, resources, communication services and utilities closed in red.

S&P/ASX 200 Banks (Industry) was the best performer of the day which closed at 2,507.7, up 2.01% from its previous close.

From this industry, the shares of Commonwealth Bank of Australia have grown 4.084% above its previous close and settled at a price of the $88.180 by the end of the trading session.

Here are the best and worst performing stock for the day.

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