By the end of the trading session on 12 February 2020, the S&P/ASX 200 index settled at 7,103.2 with a rise of 0.21% above its previous close, majorly due to the earnings season.
Most of the sectors on ASX closed in green, however sectors like S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Staples (Sector), S&P/ASX 200 Materials (Sector), S&P/ASX 200 Communication Services (Sector) closed in red.
S&P/ASX 200 Utilities (Sector) was the best performer of the day which closed at 8,245, up 1.53%. Amongst the top player from this sector, the shares of AGL Energy Limited closed 3.59% above its previous and settled at $20.22, driven by its 1H FY2020 result.
Let’s look at the best and worst performing stock for the day.