Australia’s share market, or the All Ordinaries Index (INDEXASX: XAO)(ASX: XAO), is currently down 1.91% at lunch. There is a lot of red on the ASX after international share markets saw a sell-off.
Some of the ASX’s most recognisable technology shares have fallen heavily at lunch with Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) down 7.2%. Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) is also down 7.2% and Xero Limited (ASX: XRO) has fallen 4.9%.
Large businesses are also experiencing the fall with Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX: MQG) down 3.7% and CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) down 2.2%.
In specific company news, Transurban Group (ASX: TCL) shares are only down 0.8% today after reporting its quarterly traffic figures, showing growth of more than 3%.
The share price of private hospital business Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX: RHC) is down 0.9% with its takeover of Swedish Capio AB getting closer.
Shares of retail giant Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) are down 1.46%, the company just appointed a new Managing Director for Officeworks.
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