As market players are aware, broader Australian markets are generally affected by the overall health of global economy as well as by the movement of global stock markets. A rise in economic uncertainties have the potential to disrupt the performance of Australian equities and Australian investors might decide to sell their equity holdings and deploy their investable capital towards safer asset classes. Generally, in the event of economic downturn, investors decide to make deployments towards safer assets rather than in risky ones.
We would now be having a look how S&P/ASX200 performed. On October 22, 2019, S&P/ASX200 ended the session in green, as there was an increase of 19.7 points or 0.3% on an intraday basis to end the session at 6672.2. On the same day, All Ordinaries ended the session in green, reflecting a rise of 0.3% or 20.9 points and closing the session at 6778.6.
We would now look at some stocks that ended in red on the Australian Securities Exchange. On October 22, 2019, Super Retail Group Limited (ASX: SUL) ended the session by falling 8.577% and closing at A$8.740 per share. On the same day, Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH) ended the session in red, as the stock closed at A$202.420 per share which implies an intraday fall of 5.522%.
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A Look at Recent Update on CYBG PLC: What Investors Need to Know
CYBG PLC (ASX: CYB) announced to have wrapped up the Part VII banking business transfer process. This means that CYB serves its customers from single authorised as well as regulated banking entity. The release, which was issued by CYB also stated that, on September 26, 2019, at the hearing in Court of Session in Edinburgh, the court approved the banking business transfer scheme. This was done under Part VII of Financial Services and Markets Act 2000. As per the release, the scheme effective date was October 21, 2019, and on the said date, the business of Virgin Money plc was transferred to Clydesdale Bank PLC.
The release also mentioned the development as a big milestone, highlighting that the group can begin integration of the customer propositions, thereby enabling to offer full range of products as well as services from the combined business.
On October 22, 2019, the stock price of CYB ended the session in green, registering an increase of 9.6% on an intraday basis to end the session at A$2.740 per share.CYB Daily Technical Chart (Source: Thomson Reuters)
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