Investing.com Australia: equity markets finished the session lower on Friday; the downturn in the sectors of Health, telecommunications Services, and commodities of consumption 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 New Hope (ASX:NHC) increase of 9.02% is 0,230 points for a closing price of 2,780. In the second position, we find Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX:GSC), which wins 5,30% either 0,210 points for a close at 4,170. The title Beach Energy Ltd (ASX:BPT) completes the top three with an increase of 4.81% is 0,090 points for the end of the session at 1,960.
Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX:SYR) has signed the worst performance of the session, losing 9,00% or 0,086 points for a closing price of 0,870. Ardent Leisure Ltd (ASX:ALG) abandons 8,77% or 0,100 points and end at 1,040. For its part, Technology One Ltd (ASX:TNE) loose 7,02% or 0,580 points for a closing price of 7,680.
The titles in the drop exceeded the number of titles up to the Sydney stock Exchange by 645 values at 628 and 382 stable.
The securities of Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX:SYR) have decreased and reached a low , after having abandoned 9,00% or 0,086 points for a course of 0,870. The securities in Ardent Leisure Ltd (ASX:ALG) have decreased and reached a low , after retiring from 8,77% to be 0,100 points for a course of 1,040.
The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of options on the S&P/ASX 200 has lost 1,90% up to the 12.781, new low of one month.
On the other hand, the gold for delivery in August lost 0.13 per cent or 1.75 points, to $1.395,15 a troy ounce. Regarding other raw materials, crude oil for delivery in August declined by 0.16% or 0,09 points for a $56,98 barrel, while Brent crude for delivery in August lost only 0.14% or 0,09 points for a $64,36 the barrel.
The AUD/USD pair recorded a decline of 0.02% to 0,6921, while the AUD/JPY pair remained stable at 0.00% to 74,27.