Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 1.02%

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© Reuters. Australia stocks higher at close of trade; S&P/ASX 200 up 1.02%

Investing.com Australia stocks were higher after the close on Thursday, as gains in the Metals & Mining, Materials and Resources sectors led shares higher.

At the close in Sydney, the S&P/ASX 200 added 1.02% to hit a new 52-week high.

The best performers of the session on the S&P/ASX 200 were EML Payments Ltd (ASX:EML), which rose 5.72% or 0.31 points to trade at 5.73 at the close. Meanwhile, Unibail Rodamco Westfield (ASX:URW) added 4.53% or 0.24 points to end at 5.54 and Deterra Royalties Ltd (ASX:DRR) was up 4.25% or 0.17 points to 4.17 in late trade.

The worst performers of the session were Resolute Mining Ltd (ASX:RSG), which fell 3.13% or 0.015 points to trade at 0.465 at the close. Brickworks Ltd (ASX:BKW) declined 2.52% or 0.53 points to end at 20.50 and Hub24 Ltd (ASX:HUB) was down 2.27% or 0.52 points to 22.36.

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