Australian stocks go down at close of trade

On Tuesday, Australian stocks went down after the close, as losses in the Telecoms Services, Energy and Financials sectors brought shares lower.

The S&P/ASX 200 lost about 0.17%, hitting a new 1-month minimum.

It’s time to mention the best performers of the trading session on the S&P/ASX 200. These were News Corp, which soared 6.20% at 19.020, Saracen Mineral Holdings Ltd, which gained 5.64% at 1.405, not to mention Credit Corp Group Ltd with its 5.34% surge, being worth 17.360.

The worst performers included Worleyparsons Ltd with its 2.61% tumble to 7.655, CYBG PLC with its 2.53% fall to 4.630 as well as Santos Ltd, decreasing 2.11% right to 3.710.

Soaring shares dared to outperform dipping ones on the Australia Stock Exchange by 610 to 424, while 337 remained intact.

Shares in Credit Corp Group Ltd tacked on to all time peaks, edging up 5.34% to 17.360.

The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, gauging the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, dipped 2.32% to 18.046.

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