Australia’s share market, or the All Ordinaries Index (INDEXASX: XAO)(ASX: XAO), is currently up 0.48% at lunch.
The BHP Billiton Limited (ASX: BHP) share price is the strongest blue chip gainer again today, it’s up by 1.63%.
Shares of Qantas Airways Limited (ASX: QAN) is down 1.2% with the oil price steadily rising.
Lithium miner Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) shares are up 3.25%, making it the largest gain in the ASX 200.
Buy now, pay later provider Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) shares are up 3.26% as it continues its recovery with many commentators doubting its valuation.
The Royal Commission continues and Freedom Insurance Group Ltd’s (ASX: FIG) share price has risen by 18% after its harrowing experience under the spotlight earlier in the week.
Wealth advisory business IOOF Holdings Ltd (ASX: IFL) will sell its AET Corporate Trust business to Sargon Capital Pty Ltd for $51.6 million. The IOOF share price is down 0.5% after making the announcement.
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