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ASX200 Midday Wrap 18 Apr 2018

Posted by Billy Macris on 18-Apr-2018 14:44:03

The ASX200 is currently trading at 5,861.10 up 19.85 points or +0.34% with Consumer discretionary leading the way among the gaining sectors of the day. On the flip side, Telecommunications are the worst performing sector down -1.12%. The Nikkei has surged ahead higher by +1.47% or 321.37 points trading at 22,164.13.

News coming is has indicated that Commonwealth Bank (CBA) will to sell its global funds management arm, Colonial First State Global Asset Management, through a float of the business following a strategic review worth $4 billion. CBA shares are currently trading at $72.47 down -0.4%

Advancers

  • WiseTech Global Ltd (WTC) +6.10%
  • Credit Corp Ltd (CCP) +4.97%
  • Sims Metal Management (SGM) +5.04%

Decliners

  • CYBG PLC (CYB) -4.86%
  • Link Administration Holdings (LNK) -3.90%
  • Retail Food Group (RFG) -2.76%

FOREX Majors

  • USDJPY 107.33
  • EURUSD 1.2379
  • AUDUSD 0.7764
  • USDCAD 1.2569
  • GBPUSD 1.4298

Commodities

  • Gold $1,343.87
  • Silver $16.74
  • WTI oil $66.89
  • Brent crude $71.97

WTC chart attached 

wtc

Topics: ASX200 Midday Wrap