Australia Markets close in 5 hrs 28 mins

ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Wednesday: 8 ASX shares you missed

Tristan Harrison
ASX main board

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

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.95% to 6.851.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.89% to 6,950.80
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,459.33 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$64.15 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Bravura Solutions Ltd (ASX: BVS) share price which jumped 14.25%.

Another of today’s leaders was fast food business Collins Foods Ltd (ASX: CKF), its share price climbed 6.5% today after releasing its result.

The Bank of Queensland Limited (ASX: BOQ) share price fell a further 4.2% after the regional bank raised some capital earlier this week.

News of the NBN Co giving telcos cheaper access to the NBN sent the Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS) share price higher by 2.8% as it also held an investor day and gave profit guidance. The TPG Telecom Ltd (ASX: TPM) share price also rose by 4.25% in response to that news.

The share price of Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) declined by 0.4% after the bank lost out on being one of the banks involved in a federal government scheme after the AUSTRAC scandal.

The Worley Ltd (ASX: WOR) share price rose by 2.7% after making an agreement with Exxon Mobil.

Finally, the share price of BSA Limited (ASX: BSA) rose 5.1% after holding its AGM today.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

  • What did Telstra tell us about its dividend today?
  • How to build a $100k share portfolio by 30
  • Should first home buyers be rushing to buy a property?
  • 3 ASX retail shares to put on your Christmas watchlist

The post ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Wednesday: 8 ASX shares you missed appeared first on Motley Fool Australia.

The Fool investment team has identified these ASX shares that could be worth a place in your portfolio.

Top 3 Blue Chip Shares for 2020

You’re invited! For a limited time, The Motley Fool Australia is giving away an urgent new investment report detailing our 3 TOP BLUE CHIP SHARES to own in 2019.

So if you like trustworthy, stable, high-performing companies that pay fat fully franked dividends – we’ve got you covered!

Stock #1 is a beloved old Australian company turning its attention to high-margin businesses... and rapidly returning cash to shareholders with its hefty dividend...

While Stock #2 is an online powerhouse that’s rapidly gaining market share all around the globe... poised for years (or even decades) of tremendous growth...

Even better, Stock #3 offers a whopping 6.5% grossed-up dividend! Which beats the rates on term deposits right out of the water – and offers the potential for capital gains, too.

You can discover all three shares inside our new report right now. To scoop up your FREE copy, simply click the link below right now. But you will want to hurry – this free report is available for a LIMITED TIME ONLY!

Simply CLICK HERE FOR YOUR FREE REPORT!

More reading

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 owns shares of and has recommended Telstra Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Bravura Solutions Ltd and Collins Foods 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.

The Motley Fool's purpose is to help the world invest, better. Click here now for your free subscription to Take Stock, The Motley Fool's free investing newsletter. Packed with stock ideas and investing advice, it is essential reading for anyone looking to build and grow their wealth in the years ahead. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson. 2019