On 25th September 2020, equity market of Australia settled in green as S&P/ASX200 rose by 1.51% to 5964.9. This growth was mainly contributed by the gain of 3.71% in financials sector and 2.05% in energy sector. At the close of same session, All Ordinaries stood at 6140.5, reflecting an increase of 1.39%.
Sector Summary (Source: Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters))
Top Movers and Gainers: Whitehaven Coal Limited (ASX: WHC) and Westpac Banking Corporation (ASX: WBC) soared by 8.02% and 7.39%, respectively. On the flip side, Monadelphous Group Limited (ASX: MND) fell by 4.01%.
Top Movers (Source: Refinitiv (Thomson Reuters)
Movement in US Markets:
On September 24, 2020, Dow Jones Industrial Average increased 0.20% to 26,815.44 and NASDAQ Composite rose by 0.37% to 10,672.27.
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