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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Tuesday: 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 Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.83% to 6.787.50
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.79% to 6,889.80
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,454.81 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$63.69 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Caltex Australia Limited (ASX: CTX) share price which rose 13.1% after news broke of a takeover bid.

The Bravura Solutions Ltd (ASX: BVS) share price rose almost 12% today after holding its AGM for shareholders.

The share price of Bank of Queensland Limited (ASX: BOQ) dropped almost 7% after returning to trade after its capital raising.

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) announced some leadership changes today including the stepping down of CEO Brian Hartzer, sending the share price up 1.6%.

The Mesoblast Limited (ASX: MSB) share price rose 1.1% after delivering its first quarter result.

Brickworks Limited (ASX: BKW) held its AGM today and gave a trading update, this caused the share price to rise 0.6%.

Gold miner Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN) announced an acquisition today which sent the share price up 2.1%.

Finally, the share price of Livetiles Ltd (ASX: LVT) dropped 1.6% after holding its AGM today.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

  • Is the Xero share price a buy at $80?
  • Are ASX banks facing cyclical or structural decline?
  • Is the Vanguard Australian Property ETF a good investment for income?
  • 7 ASX ETFs perfect for a starter portfolio

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Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of Bravura Solutions Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Bravura Solutions Ltd, Brickworks, and LIVETILES FPO. 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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