Investing.com Australia: equity markets finished the session higher on Wednesday; the growth sectors Energy, Resources, and Metals and mining has contributed to this increase.
With the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 rose 1.19%, thus signalling a higher .
The best performance of the session for the S&P/ASX 200 is to be put to the credit of the title Bluescope Steel Ltd (ASX:BSL) increased 6.45% to be 0,710 points for a closing price of 11,720 the. In the second position, we find Sandfire Resources NL (ASX:SFR) who wins of 5.70%, is 0,360 points for a close at 6,680. The title Nanosonics (ASX:NAN) completes the top three with an increase of 5,66% either 0,300 points for the end of the session to 5,600.
Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX:PLS), sign the worst performance of the session, losing 8,40% or 0,050 points for a closing price of 0,545. Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX:LNK) abandons 5,27% either 0,300 points and finish at 5,390. For its part, Regis Resources Ltd (ASX:RRL) loose 4,72% either 0,230 points for a closing price of 4,640.
The titles on the rise and have exceeded the number of titles down to the Sydney stock Exchange by 753 values at 527 and 374 stable.
The securities Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX:PLS) have decreased and reached a low of 52 weeks, after having abandoned 8,40% or 0,050 points for a course of 0,545. The titles Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX:LNK) have decreased, and reached a historic low, after releasing 5,27% either 0,300 points for a course of 5,390. The securities in Nanosonics (ASX:NAN) has progressed and reached a historical high, thanks to an increase of 5,66% either 0,300 points for a class of 5,600.
The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of options on the S&P/ASX 200, has increased from 0.02% up to 13.232.
On the other hand, the gold for delivery in August has lost 0,19%, or to 2,55 points, to $1.348,15 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in August rose 0.37%, or 0.20 in points for a $54,31 per barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in August, gained 0.32 per cent or 0.20 in points for a $62,34 per barrel.
The AUD/USD pair recorded a drop of 0.01% to 0,6875, while the pair AUD/JPY fell 0.15% to 74,44.