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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 8 ASX shares you missed

Tristan Harrison
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Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.34% to 6.730.00
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.34% to 6,836.40
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,461.00 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$64.15 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) share price which was up 5.2%.

Other resource businesses were some of the top performers today including the South32 Ltd (ASX: S32) share price which rose 4.7% and the Cooper Energy Ltd. (ASX: COE) share price increased by 4.6%.

At the other end of the ASX 200, the McMillan Shakespeare Limited (ASX: MMS) share price fell 7.5% after giving a FY20 trading update.

The share price of Estia Health Ltd (ASX: EHE) fell 7.1% after the aged care operator gave an occupancy and trading update.

Another business to suffer from an earnings update was petrol business Viva Energy Group Ltd (ASX: VEA), its share price declined by 6.6%.

The Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC) share price rose 2.4% after selecting Kalgoorlie for its new cracking and leaching plant.

Finally, the share price of A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) fell almost 4% after announcing that its CEO was stepping down.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

  • European expansion on the horizon, what will the Afterpay share price do?
  • Westpac expects the cash rate to fall to 0.25% in 2020
  • iSignthis blames ASX for profit downgrade
  • Why this ASX stock could be a perfect choice for retirees

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of A2 Milk. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Scott Phillips.

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