Lithium stocks muster up: ASX 0.6% higher at noon
23 Feb 2018 – ASX higher at noon with today’s shiner, the mining sector, bolstered by a lift in the iron ore price, futures and lithium companies are charging ahead. The likes of South32 (ASX:S32) are soaring over 6 per cent higher and Pilbara Miners (ASX:PLS) is up over 1 per cent. Salmon farming company Tassal Group (ASX:TGR) reported its net profit after tax rose 27 in the first half. Southern Cross Austereo (ASX:SXL) reported a 21 per cent slump in its net profit in the half year.
Source: Finance News Network