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Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 1.00%

Published 02/22/2022, 02:45 AM
© Reuters.  Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 1.00%
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Investing.com – Australia stocks were lower after the close on Tuesday, as losses in the IT, Consumer Discretionary and A-REITs sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 fell 1.00%.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Monadelphous Group Ltd (ASX:MND), which rose 10.56% or 1.05 points to trade at 10.99 at the close. Meanwhile, Cochlear Ltd (ASX:COH) added 9.00% or 17.12 points to end at 207.37 and Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX:CGC) was up 8.67% or 0.260 points to 3.260 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Nanosonics Ltd (ASX:NAN), which fell 13.14% or 0.62 points to trade at 4.10 at the close. Zip Co Ltd (ASX:Z1P) declined 9.70% or 0.23 points to end at 2.14 and Perenti Global Ltd (ASX:PRN) was down 8.02% or 0.065 points to 0.745.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 1278 to 292 and 289 ended unchanged.

Shares in Nanosonics Ltd (ASX:NAN) fell to 52-week lows; falling 13.14% or 0.62 to 4.10. Shares in Zip Co Ltd (ASX:Z1P) fell to 52-week lows; falling 9.70% or 0.23 to 2.14.

The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, was up 9.04% to 17.501.

Gold Futures for April delivery was up 0.63% or 12.05 to $1911.85 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in April rose 3.68% or 3.32 to hit $93.53 a barrel, while the May Brent oil contract rose 2.10% or 1.95 to trade at $94.94 a barrel.

AUD/USD was up 0.22% to 0.7206, while AUD/JPY rose 0.21% to 82.68.

The US Dollar Index Futures was up 0.10% at 96.112.

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