Australian stocks go down at close of trade

On Tuesday, Australian shares traded after the close because losses in the Resources, Energy as well as Gold sectors brought stocks down.     

The S&P/ASX 200 dropped 0.72% at the close in Australia.

The best performers of the trading session on the S&P/ASX 200 included Credit Corp Group Ltd with a 11.19% soar at 14.900, GWA Group Ltd with its 3.76% gain at 2.210 and Ozforex Grp with a 2.86% surge at 2.520.

As for the worst performers of the trading session, we should point out to Seven West Media Ltd with its 17.87% tumble at 0.850, Nine Ent Fpo with a 13.89% slump at 0.930 and Beach Energy Ltd, that descended 5.70%, being worth 0.537.

Dropping shares outnumbered surging ones on the Australia Stock Exchange by 697 to 421, while 314 stood intact.

Stocks in Credit Corp Group Ltd soared to all time peaks, up 11.19%. Stocks  in Nine Ent Fpo edged down to all time minimums, sagging 13.89%.

The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, gauging the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, surged 2.87%, trading at 14.752.

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