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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 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 Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.29% to 6.753.00
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.29% to 6,857.00
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,454.95 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$62.38 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Sims Metal Management Ltd (ASX: SGM) share price which rose by 3.8%.

Another of today’s leading performers was the Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) share price which rose another 3.5% after a broker upgrade.

However, the Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd (ASX: NEC) share price fell 5.7% after giving a trading update and its outlook.

After going ex-dividend the Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) share price fell by 3.5%.

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) saw its share price rise by 1% today after releasing its first quarter of FY20 profit which included growth.

The Incitec Pivot Ltd (ASX: IPL) share price fell 1.7% after reporting its result this morning.

The share price of OFX Group Ltd (ASX: OFX) rose 0.7% after the business reported its result to the market earlier today.

Finally, the share price of Goodman Group (ASX: GMG) fell 1.3% with the real estate business giving its first quarter operational update.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

  • Is the RBA about to start quantitative easing (QE)?
  • How to turn investing $1,000 a month into $1 million
  • A potential $450 million fine could hurt the NAB share price
  • How to start investing with $5k

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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 AFTERPAY T FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Nine Entertainment Co. Holdings 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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