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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Friday: 9 shares you missed

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Friday.

Here’s a quick recap of the Aussie market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) down 1%
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) down 0.9%
  • AUD/USD at US 75.86 cents
  • Gold at US$1,224 an ounce, up 0.2%
  • Oil at US$45.33 a barrel, up 0.4%

Weighing on the market today were shares of Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (ASX: CCL). The Australian distributor of Coca-Cola and Beam alcohol beverages this morning announced that Woolworths Limited (ASX: WOW) and Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd (ASX: DMP) have chosen not to stock its Coca-Cola No Sugar product. Coca-Cola Amatil shares ended 2.6% lower.

The energy sector was a big detractor from the ASX 200’s performance with shares of Woodside Petroleum Limited (ASX: WPL), Santos Ltd (ASX: STO) and Oil Search Limited (ASX: OSH) being sold down 2%.

Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) shares entered a trading halt after a concerning market update.

At the other side of the ledger, shares of Platinum Asset Management Ltd (ASX: PTM) rose 4.2% while Vocus Group Ltd (ASX: VOC) ended 2.6% higher.

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