At the close of trading session on 7th January 2021, the equity market of Australia settled in green as ASX 200 rose by 1.59% to 6712. On the same day, basic materials sector increased by 5.16%.
Sector Summary (Source: Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters))
Movements on Wall Street: On January 6, 2021, Dow Jones Industrial Average increased by 1.44% to
30,829.40. Notably, NASDAQ Composite declined 0.60% to 12,740.79.
Gainers and Losers: Rio Tinto Limited (ASX: RIO) and Janus Henderson Group PLC (ASX: JHG) rose by 8.56% and 7.95%, respectively. On the other hand, Xero Ltd (ASX: XRO) fell by 5.05%.
Gainers and Losers (Source: Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters))