At the close of trading session on 6th January 2020, S&P/ASX200 witnessed a rise of 2.2 points from its previous closing session and stood at 6735.7. On the same day, All Ordinaries ended in green with an increase of 2.2 points on an intraday basis. We would now have a look at the performance of some sectors on January 6, 2020. S&P/ASX 200 Consumer Discretionary (Sector) ended in green as there was a rise of 13.8 points and stood at 2,719.1. S&P/ASX 200 Energy (Sector) experienced a surge of 148.4 points or 1.25% and settled at 11,861.6.
Let us now have a look at the performance of individual stocks. Top performer on ASX at the end of session includes Evolution Mining Limited (ASX: EVN), which witnessed a rise of 6.812% and closed at A$3.920 per share. Newcrest Mining Limited (ASX: NCM) closed at A$31.370 per share and indicated an increase of 3.943% on an intraday basis.
We will now have a look at the performance of stocks at NZX Main Board. New Zealand Oil & Gas Ltd (NZO) ended the session at NZ$0.700 per share, up 10.24% on an intraday basis. Blis Technologies Limited (BLT) was closed at NZ$0.074 per share and indicated a rise of 5.71% on an intraday basis. Turning to losers, PaySauce Limited (PYS) fell by 21.64% on an intraday basis and stood at a NZ$1.050 per share. Also, New Talisman Gold Mines Limited (NTL) ended the session with a fall of 14.29% and reached at NZ$0.006 per share.
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Evolution Mining Limited Rose 6.812% on ASX
As per the key personnel of Evolution Mining Limited (ASX: EVN), the company continues to pursue its strategy of upgrading the quality of its asset portfolio with the overriding imperatives of patience as well as discipline. The company stated that it can restore Red Lake’s position as a low-cost gold producer because of the well-directed investment amounting to US$100 Mn in capital and US$50 Mn in exploration in the span of next 3 years. On the back of operating mine cash flow amounting to A$772 Mn, net mine cash flow amounting to A$498 Mn, as well as group free cash flow of A$292 Mn, EVN reported statutory net profit of A$218 Mn.
Newcrest Mining Limited Was Added to S&P/ASX 20 Index
In a recent release, S&P Dow Jones Indices announced changes in S&P/ASX indices, which became effective at open of trading on December 23, 2019. As per the release, Newcrest Mining Limited has been added to S&P/ASX 20 Index. In another update, the company notified the market participants that it has acquired a further 10,977,502 common shares of Lundin Gold Inc. from Kinross Gold Corporation for the consideration amounting to C$7.25 per share, or C$79.6 million in the aggregate, at a discount of 4.2% to last trade price.
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