Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 0.70%.
Australia stocks were higher after the close on Wednesday, as gains in the Gold, Utilities and Industrials sectors led shares higher.
At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 rose 0.70% to hit a new 3-months high.
The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were Nuix Ltd (ASX:NXL), which rose 7.25% or 0.05 points to trade at 0.74 at the close. Meanwhile, Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX:WHC) added 5.60% or 0.51 points to end at 9.62 and Qantas Airways Ltd (ASX:QAN) was up 5.28% or 0.31 points to 6.18 in late trade.