Australian stocks descend at close of trade

On Thursday, Australian stocks traded lower after the close as losses in the Healthcare, Utilities as well as Financials sectors weighed on shares.

In Australia, the S&P/ASX 200 went down 0.52% at the close.

Among the best performers of the trading session on the S&P/ASX 200 we should mention Treasury Wine Estates Ltd with its 11.73% soar at 10.670, Iress Ltd with its 9.37% growth at 11.670 and Worleyparsons with its 8.60% leap at 8.590.

When talking about the worst performers of that session, we can point out to Primary Health Care Ltd with its 5.25% sag at 3.970, AMP Ltd with its 5.01% at 5.500 and Select Harvests Ltd, tumbling 4.88% at 6.525.

Soaring shares outclassed descending ones on the Australia Stock Exchange by 557 to 494, while 354 concluded intact.

Besides this stocks of Treasury Wine Estates Ltd edged up to all time peaks, earning 11.73% at 10.670. Stocks of Worleyparsons Ltd leapt to 52-week peaks, acquiring 8.60% at 8.590.

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