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ASX review on Tuesday: 10 shares you should have been watching

The Brickworks Limited (ASX: BKW) share price saw lots of action today. The BKW share price soared 7.4% after Bell Potter called the stock the “cheapest building materials exposure in the market”, as reported by The Australian Financial Review. The broader market ended the day flat.

Here’s a quick recap:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) flat at 5759 points
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.1% to 5798 points
  • AUD/USD at US 75.62 cents
  • Iron Ore at US$88.26 a tonne, according to the Metal Bulletin
  • Gold at US$1,202.96 an ounce
  • Brent oil at US$51.38 a barrel

While Brickworks soared today, Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Co. Ltd (ASX: SOL), which owns a large chunk of the business, rose just 0.9%.

Elsewhere, St Barbara Ltd (ASX: SBM) was again amongst the market’s top performing shares, even though the gold price retreated marginally. Its shares rose 5.3%.

The Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) share price lifted 4.8% as well while South32 Ltd (ASX: S32) jumped 4.3%.

The Pro Medicus Limited (ASX: PME) share price also had a great day today, rising 7.9% after it signed a new agreement with Primary Health Care Limited (ASX: PRY). The Primary Health Care share price, on the other hand, declined 0.6%.

On a less positive note, the Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd. (ASX: DMP) share price dropped 3.1% while Credit Corp Group Limited (ASX: CCP) fell 2.7%. Baby Bunting Group Ltd (ASX: BBN) also fell 5.1%.

Here are Tuesday’s top stories:

  1. Why leading brokers just upgraded these 3 ASX shares
  2. What on earth has happened to the Baby Bunting Group Ltd share price?

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