Investing.com Australia: equity markets finished the session higher on Tuesday; the progress of the sectors A-REITs, Gold, and Health has contributed to this increase.
With the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 has gained 0,60%, 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 Nearmap Ltd (ASX:NEA), an increase of 9,49% or 0,350 points for a closing price of 4,040. In the second position, we find Emeco Holdings (ASX:EHL) and win 8,82%, that is 0,175 points for a close at 2,160. The title Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX:TPN) completes the top three with an increase of 4.93% or 1,000 points for a end of the session to 21,270.
Speedcast International Ltd (ASX:SDA), sign the worst performance of the session, losing 8,40% either 0,310 points for a closing price of 3,380. Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX:PLS) abandons 6,30% is 0,040 points and ends at 0,595. For his part, Mcmillan Shakespeare Ltd (ASX:MMS) loose 6,07% or 0,810 points for a closing price of 12,540.
The titles in the drop exceeded the number of titles up to the Sydney stock Exchange by 619 values to 576 and 433 stable.
The securities Nearmap Ltd (ASX:NEA) have progressed and reached a historical high, after being granted 9,49% or 0,350 points for a course of 4,040.
The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of options on the S&P/ASX 200, lost 1,98% up to the 13.229, new low of one month.
On the other hand, the gold for delivery in August gained 0.50%, or a total of 6.65 points, to $1.349,55 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in July declined 0.31% or 0.16 points for a $51,77 barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in August lost 0,28% or 0.17 points for a $60,77 the barrel.
The AUD/USD pair recorded a decline of 0.19% to 0,6839, while the pair AUD/JPY was down 0.44% to 74,06.