At AEST 11:56 AM, Benchmark index S&P/ASX 200 is positioned at 5,708.6, up 1.66% from the previous close. With this rise, the index has reached the level that prevailed during 11 March 2020.
Amongst the various sectors on ASX, A-REIT is the best performer, up 4.11% from the previous close. On sectors like Consumer Discretionary, Energy, Financials, Industrials, Communication Services, All Technology and Banks are trading above 2% from their respective previous close.
There is no investor left unperturbed with the ongoing trade conflicts between US-China and the devastating bushfire in Australia.
Are you wondering if the year 2020 might not have taken the right start? Dividend stocks could be the answer to that question.
As interest rates in Australia are already at record low levels, find out which dividend stocks are viewed as the most attractive investment opportunity in the current scenario in our report.