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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Thursday: 8 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 0.19% to 5,657.70
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.22% to 5,736.70
  • AUD/USD at US 72 cents
  • Gold at US$1,239.46 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$61.03 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was car dealership business Automotive Holdings Group Ltd (ASX: AHG), its share price rose 4.1%.

Another ASX 200 share on the rise was Charter Hall Group (ASX: CHC), the property business rose 4%.

Scentre Group (ASX: SCG) shares rose by 3.8% after the ABS reported that Australian retail turnover increased by 0.3% in October.

The SEEK Limited (ASX: SEK) share price fell 4.7% today following international share market declines and a negative broker note.

Shares of buy now, pay later business Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) dropped 5.3%, making it the worst performer in the ASX 200 today. It was also a punishing day for fellow tech business Appen Ltd (ASX: APX) which saw its share price fall 4.1%.

Asaleo Care Ltd (ASX: AHY) shares rose by a huge 45.6% today after announcing the sale of some of its leading Australian brands like Handee and Sorbent.

Finally, the share price of LiveHire Ltd (ASX: LVH) finished up 8.3% after announcing its latest large agreement.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

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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 AFTERPAY T FPO and Appen Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Automotive Holdings Group Limited, Scentre Group, and SEEK 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.