Evening Report: Second Day Of Losses For Shares As Banks & Miners Drag

It was a sense of déjà vu with banks and miners weighing on the ASX 200 for a second straight session. The benchmark index fell 54.7pts or 0.8% to 6698 with losses across most sectors but were heaviest among the heavyweight banks and miners. Only the IT sector managed to lift with Afterpay Touch (APT) swinging wildly on a business update at its AGM.