(C) Reuters. Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.25%
At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 declined 0.25%.
The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Inghams Group Ltd (ASX:ING), which rose 3.52% or 0.12 points to trade at 3.53 at the close. Meanwhile, Resolute Mining Ltd (ASX:RSG) added 3.42% or 0.020 points to end at 0.605 and Perseus Mining Ltd (ASX:PRU) was up 3.39% or 0.048 points to 1.448 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Nuix Ltd (ASX:NXL), which fell 17.80% or 0.60 points to trade at 2.77 at the close. Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX:LNK) declined 6.79% or 0.37 points to end at 5.08 and Austal Ltd (ASX:ASB) was down 5.04% or 0.12 points to 2.26.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 698 to 698 and 358 ended unchanged.
Shares in Nuix Ltd (ASX:NXL) fell to all time lows; losing 17.80% or 0.60 to 2.77.
The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, was up 10.62% to 12.543.
Gold Futures for August delivery was up 0.15% or 2.85 to $1908.15 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in July rose 1.15% or 0.76 to hit $67.08 a barrel, while the August Brent oil contract rose 1.05% or 0.72 to trade at $69.44 a barrel.
AUD/USD was up 0.28% to 0.7734, while AUD/JPY rose 0.17% to 84.84.
The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.01% at 90.005.
Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.25%
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