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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Friday: 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 lower on Friday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.38% to 7,022.60
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.38% to 7,121.40
  • AUD/USD at US 67 cents
  • Gold at US$1,566.36 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$55.10 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was gold miner Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX: GOR), its share price jumped 9.3%.

After yesterday’s report, the Pinnacle Investment Management Group Ltd (ASX: PNI) share price rose by another 3.4%.

REA Group Limited (ASX: REA) reported its half-year result to 31 December 2019, despite a profit fall its share price ended 3.1% higher.

The Melco Resorts – CPH transaction update didn’t move the Crown Resorts Ltd (ASX: CWN) share price, it ended flat.

The share price of News Corp (ASX: NWS) rose 3.2% after releasing its FY20 second quarter earnings update.

Sigma Healthcare Ltd (ASX: SIG) gave a market update today and the share price rose almost 1%.

The share price of Mirvac Group (ASX: MGR) rose 1.5% after announcing it would acquire a location.

Finally, the share price of Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT) fell 2.4% after giving an update about its trading and the coronavirus.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

  • Is the Wesfarmers share price the best buy for dividends?
  • What to watch when Telstra releases it half year results
  • Buy these 3 ASX shares to instantly diversify your portfolio
  • Why I choose ASX dividend shares over ASX growth shares

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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 and has recommended Crown Resorts Limited and Flight Centre Travel Group Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended REA Group 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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