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Rio, Woodside and Whitehaven gain: Aus shares close 0.34% higher

18 Apr 2018 – Market Wrap Report. ASX200 gains for 4th straight day with Rio (ASX:RIO) and Woodside (ASX:WPL) reporting. Over half of the sectors made green tracks today with consumer discretionary overtaking energy as the leader. It comes as the likes of Harvey Norman (ASX:HVN) gained 2.7 per cent after a broker upgrade. While Whitehaven Coal (ASX:WHC) oiled up 3.6 per cent after a lift in crude oil price. AMP (ASX:AMP) lost 2.2 per cent coming under fire again amid the banking royal commission. Vicinity Centres (ASX:VCX) exchanged contracts to sell Brandon Park in Victoria for $135 million and Fletcher Building (ASX:FBU) has raised NZ$500 million from institutional shareholders. Click for full report.


Source: Finance News Network

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