Australia’s share market, or the All Ordinaries Index (INDEXASX: XAO)(ASX: XAO), is currently down 0.26% at lunch.
One of the leading causes for the index’s fall is resource giant BHP Billiton Limited’s (ASX: BHP) share price is down 1.4% so far.
Personal care business Asaleo Care Ltd (ASX: AHY) shares are up 38.4% due to announcing the sale of its Australian Consumer Tissue business for $180 million, which includes Handee and Sorbent.
Shares of Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) are down 4% so far, following the US tech sector down. It was also reported that some borrowers may struggle to get a mortgage if they use Afterpay. Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) is also down 3.66%.
The ASX 200 share that is up the most is Automotive Holdings Group Ltd (ASX: AHG) which is up 4.46%. It was announced after close yesterday that one of the directors bought some shares.