A Sydney man in his 50's has tested positive to Covid-19. The man from the Eastern suburbs is not reported to have been overseas recently or worked at a Sydney quarantine hotel. NSW Chief Health Officer Dr Kerry Chant, says the team are genome sequencing, hunting for the source of infection, and that there could be a possibility of the infection coming from interstate.
ASX200 hits 14-months high of 7 thousand 100, Nearmap enters halt after 14 per cent gain. The Australian equity benchmark ASX 200 continued to trade higher at the close, led by gains in mining, financial, healthcare and energy stocks.
Aerial technology and data company Nearmap is the top gainer on the ASX, rising over 14 per cent to $2.35 after it raised Financial year 2021 Annual Contract Value (ACV) guidance on the back of strong H1 21 performance. Janus Henderson Group, QBE Insurance Group, Reliance Worldwide Corporation and Brickworks are among other top performing stocks on the ASX. The shares of Mobilicom gained 25 per cent to 8 cents, their biggest intraday percentage gain since November 2020, after it announced that Psagot Investment House, an Israeli investment firm, will invest about $3.65 million in the company.