© Reuters. Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.13%
Investing.com – Australia stocks were higher after the close on Friday, as gains in the , and sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Sydney, the gained 0.13%.
The best performers of the session on the were Zip Co Ltd (ASX:), which rose 9.85% or 0.73 points to trade at 8.14 at the close. Meanwhile, Mesoblast Ltd (ASX:) added 7.91% or 0.170 points to end at 2.320 and Pointsbet Holdings Ltd (ASX:) was up 7.40% or 0.93 points to 13.50 in late trade.
The worst performers of the session were Santos Ltd (ASX:), which fell 3.55% or 0.270 points to trade at 7.340 at the close. Newcrest Mining Ltd (ASX:) declined 2.95% or 0.790 points to end at 25.960 and Oil Search Ltd (ASX:) was down 2.89% or 0.120 points to 4.030.
Rising stocks outnumbered declining ones on the Sydney Stock Exchange by 736 to 592 and…