Australia: stock markets finish lower; the S&P/ASX 200 declined 0.26% Australia: equity markets finished the session lower on Wednesday; the downturn in the sectors of telecommunication Services, utilities and A-REITs has contributed to the decline.

The best performance of the session for the S&P/ASX 200 is to be put to the credit of the title, NRW Holdings (ASX:NWH) rose 6.93 per cent either 0,160 points for a closing price of 2,470. In the second position, we find Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX:TPN) who wins 5,52%, or 1,420 points for a close at 27,140. The title Eclipx Group Ltd (ASX:ECX) completes the top three with an increase of 4.20% or 0,050 points for the end of the session to 1,240.

Orocobre Ltd. (ASX:ORE) sign the worst performance of the session, losing 4,87% either 0,150 points for a closing price of 2,930. Emeco Holdings (ASX:EHL) gives up 4,74% or 0,100 points and end at 2,010. For its part, Bellamys Australia Ltd (ASX:BAL) loose the 4.65% is 0,370 points for a closing price of 7,580.

The titles in the drop exceeded the number of titles up to the Sydney stock Exchange by 745 values to 512 and 427 stable.

The securities Orocobre Ltd. (ASX:ORE) have declined and reached a low of 52 weeks, after a decline of 4.87% is 0,150 points for a course of 2,930.

The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of options on the S&P/ASX 200, lost 1,82% up to the 13.023.

On the other hand, the gold for delivery in August lost 0,60% is of 8.55 points, to $1,410 sq,15 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in August rose 2.06% 1.19 points for a $59,02 the barrel, while the Brent for delivery in September gained 1.51 per cent being 0.97 points to a course of $65,25 barrel.

The pair AUD/USD recorded an increase of 0.29% to 0,6977, while the AUD/JPY pair has taken up 0.48% to 74,94.

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