Australian stocks rise
On Tuesday, Australian stocks ascended after the close, as profits in the Metals & Mining, Resources as well as Materials sectors brought stocks up.
The S&P/ASX 200 earned 1.16%.
Technology One Ltd, Orocobre Ltd and A2 Milk Company Ltd turned to be the best performers. They climbed up respectively 11.13%, 9.87% and 7.11%.
As for the worst benchmarks of the session, we should point out to Isentia Group Ltd, Ardent Leisure Group and News Corp B. They dived respectively 3.89%, 1.93% and 1.87% respectively.
On the Australia Stock Exchange, growing shares managed to outperform dropping ones by 631 to 439, while 308 remained intact.
The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, gauging the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, sank 4.51%, hitting 12.397 - a fresh 1-month minimum.
The currency pair AUD/USD surged 0.39%, reaching 0.7398, while AUD/JPY added 0.39%, trading at 81.97.
The US Dollar Index, indicating the greenback’s value against other key currencies, edged down 0.01%, being worth 100.93.