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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Tuesday: 8 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 0.52% to 6,210.20
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.47% to 6,302.80
  • AUD/USD at US 74 cents
  • Gold at US$1,242.57 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$77.90 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT), it went up by 5.7%.

Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ASX: API) dropped by 6% as worries surrounding the pharmacy industry continue, particularly with Amazon entering the pharmacy scene in the US.

The National Veterinary Care Ltd (ASX: NVL) share price rose 2.7% after the vet company announced it had increased its debt facilities.

InvoCare Limited (ASX: IVC) shares went up went up 1.3% after announcing an Albury acquisition.

The Domain Holdings Australia Limited (ASX: DHG) share price finished the day down 0.63%, after initially being up, with the company announcing a new CEO.

The share price of Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS) finished the day up 2.3% after more news of its venture business merger with PE player HarbourVest Partners.

Finally, some of the largest falls in the ASX 200 were Independence Group NL (ASX: IGO) which was down 4.22% and Iluka Resources Limited (ASX: ILU) which was down 4%.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of InvoCare Limited and NATVETCARE FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Telstra Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of NATVETCARE FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended InvoCare Limited. 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.