ASX 200 falls, BHP rises, Afterpay sinks on Tuesday 27 April 2021

The S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) fell 0.2% today to 7,034 points.

Here are some of the highlights from the ASX today:

Afterpay Ltd (ASX: APT) and other BNPL

The Afterpay share price was among the worst performers in the ASX 200 today, dropping by around 6%.

Many of the other buy now, pay later operators also dropped today. The Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P) share price fell 6%, the Sezzle Inc (ASX: SZL) share price declined 2%, the Splitit Ltd (ASX: SPT) share price dropped 2.6% and the Laybuy Holdings Ltd (ASX: LBY) share price dropped over 4%.

BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP) and other iron miners

The iron ore continues to remain elevated with strong demand from China. This is helping the big iron ore miners’ profit stay higher for longer than…

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