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ALL ORDINARIES finishes flat Monday: 10 shares you missed

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The S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) finished 0.5% higher on Monday.

Here’s a quick recap of global markets:

  • FTSE 100 (UK): down 0.5%
  • DAX (Germany): down 0.1%
  • CAC 40 (France): down 0.1%
  • Dow Jones (USA): down 0.2%
  • NASDAQ (USA): flat

Here are today’s key stats:

  • ASX 200: up 0.5%
  • All Ordinaries: up 0.5%
  • Australian dollar (A$) (AUDUSD): 74.86 cents
  • Gold price: up 0.3%
  • Copper: flat
  • WTI Crude Oil: flat
  • Iron ore up 3.6% lower at $US68.80 a tonne overnight

At the top of the ASX’s performance table were shares of Tatts Group Limited (ASX: TTS), APA Group (ASX: APA) and Qantas Airways Limited (ASX: QAN), with each rising more than 2%.

Further down the market, CSR Limited (ASX: CSR), Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ASX: API) and Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) shares rose strongly.

At the other end of the market, the Mayne Pharma Group Ltd (ASX: MYX) share price plunged more than 10% following an announcement of slower profit growth.

The owner of The Athlete’s Foot, RCG Corporation Ltd (ASX: RCG) shares plunged 27.7% following a profit downgrade. The RCG share price is now down 56% in three months.

Also amongst the worst performers was Platinum Asset Management Limited (ASX: PTM), which fell 6.6%, while GUD Holdings Limited (ASX: GUD) fell 6%.

Here are today’s top stories:

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