© Reuters. Australia stocks lower at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 down 0.31%
Investing.com – Australia stocks were lower after the close on Wednesday, as losses in the , and sectors led shares lower.
At the close in Sydney, the declined 0.31%.
The best performers of the session on the were Brickworks Ltd (ASX:), which rose 11.32% or 2.38 points to trade at 23.40 at the close. Meanwhile, Unibail Rodamco Westfield (ASX:) added 7.77% or 0.45 points to end at 6.24 and Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX:) was up 5.18% or 0.095 points to 1.930 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Altium Ltd (ASX:), which fell 7.50% or 2.78 points to trade at 34.30 at the close.
Wisetech Global Ltd (ASX:) declined 4.04% or 1.26 points to end at 29.89 and Appen Ltd (ASX:) was down 3.90% or 0.52 points to 12.83.
Falling stocks outnumbered advancing ones on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 724 to 623 and 389 ended unchanged.
Shares in Brickworks Ltd (ASX:) rose to all time highs; up 11.32% or 2.38 to 23.40. Shares in Unibail Rodamco Westfield (ASX:) rose to 52-week highs; gaining 7.77% or