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Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.00%

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(C) Reuters. Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.00% – Australia stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the Metals & Mining, Resources and Materials sectors led shares lower.

At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 declined 0.00%.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Wisetech Global Ltd (ASX:WTC), which rose 16.76% or 2.31 points to trade at 16.09 at the close. Meanwhile, Pinnacle Investment Management Group Ltd (ASX:PNI) added 12.15% or 0.39 points to end at 3.60 and Avita Medical (ASX:AVH) was up 9.30% or 0.040 points to 0.470 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Southern Cross Media Group Ltd (ASX:SXL), which fell 8.33% or 0.010 points to trade at 0.110 at the close. Qantas Airways Ltd (ASX:QAN) declined 6.41% or 0.23 points to end at 3.36 and NRW Holdings Ltd (ASX:NWH) was down 6.33% or 0.10 points to 1.55.

Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 727 to 458 and 312 ended unchanged.

Shares in Southern Cross Media Group Ltd (ASX:SXL) fell to all time lows; falling 8.33% or 0.010 to 0.110.

The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, which measures the implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, was up 0.19% to 28.366.

Gold Futures for June delivery was up 0.82% or 13.90 to $1701.70 a troy ounce. Elsewhere in commodities trading, Crude oil for delivery in June fell 6.83% or 0.79 to hit $10.78 a barrel, while the June Brent oil contract fell 12.93% or 2.50 to trade at $16.83 a barrel.

AUD/USD was up 0.76% to 0.6328, while AUD/JPY rose 0.62% to 68.09.

The US Dollar Index Futures was down 0.14% at 100.230.

Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.00%

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