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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Monday: 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 Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.14% to 7,012.70
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.19% to 7,108.10
  • AUD/USD at US 67 cents
  • Gold at US$1,571.87 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$54.40 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was retailer JB Hi-Fi Limited (ASX: JBH), its share price rose 12% after reporting impressively.

The gold price continues to rise, causing the Evolution Mining Limited (ASX: EVN) share price to grow almost 7%.

The Boral Limited (ASX: BLD) share price dropped 11% after giving an update to investors.

Continuing coronavirus worries caused the Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT) share price to fall 4.5% today after a weekend of developments.

Rail freight business Aurizon Holdings Ltd (ASX: AZJ) reported today, its share price rose 3% in response.

A dividend announcement by Dicker Data Ltd (ASX: DDR) sent the share price up by 7.75%, an impressive reaction.

After announcing its latest customer numbers the Sezzle Inc (ASX: SZL) share price fell 0.3%.

Finally the share price of Duxton Water Ltd (ASX: D2O) rose 0.7% after announcing its latest monthly update.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

  • FlexiGroup shares on watch after launching world first BNPL product with Mastercard
  • 3 reliable blue chips to own due to the coronavirus
  • 2 ASX dividend shares to buy for 2020 and beyond
  • 3 themes analysts are watching this ASX reporting season

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of DUXTON FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Dicker Data Limited and Flight Centre Travel Group Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended DUXTON FPO and Sezzle Inc. 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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