This is the last trade – last show of today on kalkine tv. Let get started with the market close commentary.
ASX200 gives up morning gains, closing flat. The market traded in the positive zone today. By the closing bell, the benchmark index ASX 200 traded 0.24% higher. The index added 17 points and traded at 7 thousand 81.70.
The top five gainer slot was filled mainly by companies from the Materials sector - Nickel Mines Limited, Ramelius Resources , Resolute Mining Limited, and WestGold Resources Ltd.
Asia-Pacific shares's MSCI's broadest index outside Japan increased by 0.1 per cent. Taiwan shares were up by 0.48 per cent, Hong Kong's Hang Seng index was up 0.7 per cent, Seoul's KOSPI gained by 0.37 per cent.
Digital payments company Novatti Group soared close to 46% to hit a record high of A$0.715, after partnering with Afterpay on a payments card. Novatti Group will let the buy-now-pay-later firm issue Afterpay-branded Visa cards in its digital wallet for use in New Zealand.