Australian stocks head south
On Tuesday, Australian stocks traded lower, as losses in the Healthcare, Telecoms Services and also Metals & Mining sectors brought shares down.
The S&P/ASX 200 sank 0.37%.
The best performers of the trading session on the S&P/ASX 200 were represented by Resolute Mining Ltd, Premier Investments Ltd as well as Platinum Asset Management Ltd. They went up 5.74%,5.14% and 4.93%.
Meanwhile, the worst performers Ozforex Grp, Whitehaven Coal Ltd and Aconex Ltd sank 16.67%, 10.06% and 8.70% respectively.
On the Australia Stock Exchange, dipping shares outperformed ascending ones by 596 to 435, while 311 remained intact.
Stocks in Ozforex Grp sank to all time minimums, descending 16.67% or 0.270 to 1.350.
The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, gauging the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, dived 3.29%, reaching 15.066.
The currency pair AUD/USD soared 0.07%, demonstrating 0.7561, while AUD/JPY headed south 0.23%, reaching 81.72.
The US Dollar Index tumbled 0.11%, showing 99.92.