On 13th October 2020, S&P/ASX200 ended the session in green as there was an increase of 1.04% to 6,195.70. Real Estate sector witnessed a rise of 1.79% and Utilities sector rose by 1.74%. On the other hand, basic materials sector witnessed a fall of 0.20%.
Sector Summary (Source: Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters))
Performance of the US Markets: On October 12, 2020, Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 0.88% to 28,837.52. Also, NASDAQ Composite witnessed an increase of 2.56% to 11,876.26.
Top Movers: Virgin Money UK PLC (ASX: VUK) (up by 7.47%), Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield SE (ASX: URW) (up by 7.47%) and NIB Holdings Ltd (ASX: NHF) (up by 4.01%). On the other hand, Bravura Solutions Ltd (ASX: BVS) witnessed a fall of 3.26%.
Top Movers (Source: Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters))
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