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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Thursday: 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 Thursday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.79% to 6.669.30
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.80% to 6,774.50
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,471.42 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$62.19 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Monadelphous Group Limited (ASX: MND) share price which grew 3.1% after yesterday’s contract win.

The IPH Ltd (ASX: IPH) share price fell almost 5% today after holding its AGM.

Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) saw its share price fall another 2% after the AUSTRAC allegations.

The share price of National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX: NAB) fell 0.5% after settling a class action and announcing the cost to the market.

The Noni B Limited (ASX: NBL) share price dropped 2.75% after announcing an acquisition and holding its AGM.

Penthrox business Medical Developments International Ltd (ASX: MVP) announced an exciting piece of China-related news, sending the share price up 5%.

The share price of Think Childcare Ltd (ASX: TNK) rose 5.3% after the company gave a trading update.

Finally, the share price of A2B Australia Ltd (ASX: A2B) fell 2.4% after it held its AGM today.

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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 Medical Developments International Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of National Australia Bank Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Medical Developments International 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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