Stocks in Australia went up after the market closed on Thursday, thanks to gains in the Gold, Energy, and Resources sectors.
The S&P/ASX 200 went up 1.44 percent as the day ended in Sydney.
Premier Investments Ltd. (ASX:PMV), which rose 14.61% or 3.02 points to trade at 23.69 at the end of the day, did the best on the S&P/ASX 200. Westgold Resources Ltd (ASX:WGX) went up 6.04% or 0.05 points to end at 0.79, and Ramelius Resources Ltd (ASX:RMS) went up 5.43% or 0.04 points to 0.68 in late trade.
Iress Ltd. (ASX:IRE), which fell 17.30% or 1.82 points to close at $8.70, did the worst during the session. Mesoblast Ltd (ASX:MSB) fell 4.82% or 0.04 points to end at 0.79, and Nuix Ltd (ASX:NXL) fell 4.17% or 0.03 points to 0.57.
On the Sydney Stock Exchange, there were 893 stocks that went up, 430 that went down, and 383 that stayed the same.
Iress Ltd. (ASX:IRE) shares fell to their lowest point in five years, dropping 17.30%, or 1.82, to $8.70. Nuix Ltd (ASX:NXL) shares fell by 4.17%, or 0.03, to 0.57, which was the lowest price ever.
The implied volatility of S&P/ASX 200 options, which is measured by the S&P/ASX 200 VIX, went down by 6.64% to 18.93.
Gold futures for delivery in December went down 1.16 percent, or $19.45, to $1,650.55 an ounce. In other commodity trading, the price of crude oil for delivery in November dropped 2.05%, or $1.68, to $80.47 per barrel, while the price of Brent oil for delivery in December dropped 1.99%, or $1.75, to $86.30 per barrel.
AUD/USD fell 1.20 percent to 0.64, and AUD/JPY dropped 0.85 percent to 93.22.
At 113.61, the US Dollar Index Futures were up 0.98 percent.