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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Wednesday: 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 Wednesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.61% to 7,055.30
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.47% to 7,185.30
  • AUD/USD at US 67 cents
  • Gold at US$1,565.96 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$54.91 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was education business Idp Education Ltd (ASX: IEL), its share price rose 28.4% after investors learned about its FY20 half-year result.

Fish company Tassal Group Limited (ASX: TGR) saw its share price soar 11.9% after reporting its half-year result.

The Carsales.com Ltd (ASX: CAR) share price went up 8.3% after the company impressed with its overseas divisions.

Auto parts business Bapcor Ltd (ASX: BAP) reported another increase its in pro forma profit and dividend in its half-year result, sending its share price up 6.1%.

Vitamin business Blackmores Limited (ASX: BKL) suffered a share price drop of 12.8% after revealing company problems and issues relating to the coronavirus.

Orora Ltd (ASX: ORA) was another to release its result, but the share price fell 4.1% in response.

The Downer EDI Limited (ASX: DOW) share price fell 2.7% after the contractor engineering business released its result.

Finally, the share price of CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) went up around 1% after the healthcare giant impressed again with its half-year result.

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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 CSL Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Bapcor and Blackmores Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended carsales.com 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.

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