Market finishes flat but miners end positive

THE ASX spent most of the day in the red, defying expectations of a positive open, and ended basically back where it started, but the Metals and Mining sector clsoed up around 0.4% with some pretty big movers helping lift the sector.

Market finishes flat but miners end positive Market finishes flat but miners end positive Market finishes flat but miners end positive Market finishes flat but miners end positive Market finishes flat but miners end positive

The metals sector stared down a bullish market.

Heavy lifting was done by big guns like BHP, Fortescue Metals Group and South32, all up, although Rio Tinto was out of step and off around 0.75%.

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