The ASX closed down 6 points with the Energy sector driving the gains.
Of the 50 largest stocks, the most movement has been from AngloGold Ashanti (ASX:AGG) which closed higher by 3.90%, Contact Energy (ASX:CEN) which finished higher by 3.50% and Evolution Mining (ASX:EVN) which closed higher by 3.49%.
As the top 50 largest companies comprise almost 60% of the total market, any big changes to their share price may influence the overall market.
The biggest gainer on the ASX at the close was Metalicity (ASX:MCT) - which finished 50.00% higher at the close of trade - this is a micro cap company.
The biggest loser on the ASX at the close was Golden Cross Resources (ASX:GCR) - which was down 40.00% at the close of trade - this is a micro cap company.