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Australia’s stock market is up at the end of the day; the S&P/ASX 200 is up 0.33.

After Tuesday’s market close, shares in Australia went up because the Metals & Mining, Materials, and Resources sectors all went up.

The S&P/ASX 200 went up by 0.33% when trading ended in Sydney.

The best performer on the S&P/ASX 200 was Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Ltd (ASX: FPH), which rose 9.84% or 1.89 points to close at 21.09. Also, EML Payments Ltd (ASX: EML) went up 7.94% or 0.05 points to end at 0.68, and Pointsbet Holdings Ltd (ASX: PBH) went up 5.79% or 0.11 points to end at 2.01.

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Collins Foods Ltd. (ASX: CKF), which fell 19.82% or 1.99 points to close at $8.05, did the worst of the day’s stocks. Omni Bridgeway Ltd. (ASX: OBL) fell 5.95%, or 0.26 points, to end at 4.11, and Graincorp Ltd. (ASX: GNC) fell 4.89%, or 0.41 points, to 7.98.

On the Sydney Stock Exchange, there were 703 stocks that went down, 526 that went up, and 385 that stayed the same.

Collins Foods Ltd. (ASX: CKF) shares went down 19.82%, or $1.99, to $8.05. This was the 52-week low.

The S&P/ASX 200 VIX, which measures how risky S&P/ASX 200 options are expected to be, went up by 0.26% to 12.53.

Gold futures for delivery in December went up by 0.64 percent, or 11.10 dollars, to $1,751.40 an ounce. In other commodity trading, the price of a barrel of crude oil for delivery in January went up 1.81%, or $1.40, to $78.64, while a barrel of Brent oil for delivery in February went up 2.03%, or $1.70, to $85.59 a barrel.

AUD/USD went up by 0.96 percent to 0.67, and AUD/JPY went up by 0.48 percent to 92.82.

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At 106.25, the US Dollar Index Futures were down 0.36%.

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