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Australian stocks go up at close of trade

On Wednesday, Australian stocks tacked on after the close, as revenues in the Metals & Mining, IT and Resources sectors brought shares up.

The S&P/ASX 200 managed to gain 0.11% at the close in Australia.

The best performers of the trading session on the S&P/ASX 200 included Ardent Leisure Group with its 14% soar at 2.850, Isentia Group Ltd with its 13.99% growth at 3.545 as well as Sirtex Medical Ltd, rising 12.05% at 34.825.

As for the worst performers of that session, we should point out to Blackmores Ltd with its 18.59% descend to 130.950, Mcmillan Shakespeare Ltd with its 10.61% drop to 13.095 and A2 Milk Company Ltd, tumbling 6.39% to 2.050.

Dropping shares managed to outclass advancing ones on the Australia Stock Exchange by 562 to 541, while 314 stood still.

The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, measuring the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, sank 3.71% to 12.339.

The currency pair AUD/USD descended 0.16%, being worth 0.7603, while AUD/JPY dropped 0.03%, trading at 76.32.

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