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The best performing sector was materials, adding 172 points to close at 10,164.
The worst performing sector was health care, losing 24 points to close at 14,906 points.
The best performing stock in the S&P/ASX 200 was Sirius Resources NL (ASX:SIR), rising 8.4 per cent to close at $2.71. Shares in Medusa Mining Limited (ASX:MML) and Horizon Oil Limited (ASX:HZN) also closed higher.
The worst performing stock was Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Limited (ASX:DMP), dropping 3.04 per cent to close at $20.75. Shares in Buru Energy Limited (ASX:BRU) and Primary Health Care Limited (ASX:PRY) also closed lower.