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Market close: ASX down slightly

The ASX200 saw a decline of just over half a percent today.

Azal Khan

Digital Journalist, Your Money

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The Australian share market has seen a one day decline of 0.58 per cent, closing the day at 5904.90.

Big movers today included Afterpay Touch which was up 2.8 per cent.

If follows a rollercoaster week for the company after the announcement that payday lenders and ‘buy now, pay later’ businesses including Afterpay will be the┬ásubject of a new Senate inquiry into parts of the finance sector that escaped the scrutiny of the banking royal commission.

Afterpay finished the day at $12.85.

Shares in Flight Centre took a nosedive today, falling 10 per cent following the company’s AGM today where profits where expected to come in higher than it announced.

Top performers today:

The top movers on the ASX200 today.