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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 7 shares you missed

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 quick recap of the Aussie market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) down 0.1%
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) down 0.1%
  • AUD/USD at US 75.98 cents
  • Gold at US$1,245 an ounce, down 0.9%
  • Oil at US$43.49 a barrel, up 1.1%

Leading the market lower were shares of the natural gas infrastructure business APA Group (ASX: APA), which fell 2% despite no news.

Further down the market, Blackmores Limited (ASX: BKL) fell hard after its long-running CEO announced she would leave the vitamins producer to take on the top job at Australia Post.

In the small-cap market, Innate Immunotherapeutics Ltd (ASX: IIL) plummeted 90% after releasing negative results from its Phase 2 trials for a treatment product designed to tackle multiple sclerosis.

Amongst the big banks, Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) ended 0.6% higher while National Australia Bank Ltd. (ASX: NAB) shares ended flat.

At the other side of the performance table was shares of Capilano Honey Ltd (ASX: CZZ). The honey producer jumped 4.6% despite no news.

Finally, the ALS Ltd (ASX: ALQ) share price bounced 8.6% after Credit Suisse analysts released a bullish research report.

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