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Best and worst stocks on the ASX today

The S&P / ASX 200 Index (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) has soared 0.7% to close at 5,321.5, after earlier hitting a new five-year high. All sectors finished in the green, with gold leading the charge, up 5%.

Here are the top five best performing stocks in the index today.

These stocks were the losers on the day.


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Motley Fool writer/analyst Mike King doesn’t own shares in any companies mentioned.

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