Investing.com Australia: equity markets finished the session lower on Monday; the decline of the sectors A-REITs, utilities, and Health has contributed to this decline.
The best performance of the session for the S&P/ASX 200 is to be put to the credit of the title Speedcast International Ltd (ASX:SDA), an increase of 6.39 per cent is 0,115 points for a closing price of 1,915. In the second position, we find Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX:GSC), which is gaining 3.18 per cent either 0,130 points for a close at 4,220. The title Clinuvel Pharmaceuticals Ltd (ASX:CUV) has just complete the top three with an increase of 2.34% or 0,780 points for the end of the session to 34,170.
G8 Education Ltd (ASX:GEM), sign the worst performance of the session, losing 9,77% either 0,300 points for a closing price of 2,770. Eclipx Group Ltd (ASX:ECX) abandons 4,84% or 0,075 points and end at 1,475. For its part, Hub24 Ltd (ASX:HUB) is loose by 3.85% or 0,450 points for a closing price of 11,250.
The titles in the drop exceeded the number of titles up to the Sydney stock Exchange by 660 values 542 and 385 stable.
The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of options on the S&P/ASX 200, rose 14.57% to the 11.772.
On the other hand, the gold for delivery in August, gained 0.45 percent or 6.25 points, to $1.406,35 per troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in August rose by 0.14% representing 0.08 points for a $57,59 the barrel, while the Brent for delivery in September gained 0.17 per cent or 0.11 in points for a $64,34 barrel.
The pair AUD/USD recorded an increase of 0.06% to 0,6984, while the pair AUD/JPY was down 0.01% to 75,66.