After two days of 11-month highs, the ASX200 took a break today, closing down 0.43%...

After two days of 11-month highs, the ASX200 took a break today, closing down 0.43%. The iron ore miners and banks led the losers and Afterpay dropped 5.5% on profit taking after hitting a new high this week. REITs, consumer staples and discretionary, healthcare and communications finished in the green. Meanwhile, Bitcoin dropped 11% overnight after a report suggested that there was a critical flaw in the crypto's blockchain enabling the coins to be spent by a user more than once. Have a great weekend!

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