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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 9 shares you missed

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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 short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) down 0.47% to 6,048.60
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) down 0.35% to 6,165.90
  • AUD/USD at US 79.7 cents
  • Gold at US$1,341.70 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$70.00 a barrel

The ASX indices have had a fairly negative day today.

Today, the biggest rise in the ASX200 came from a2 Milk Company Ltd (Australia) (ASX: A2M) which rose by 6.46%.

The rise of a2 was likely due to a positive trading update from Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL), Bellamy’s share price has risen by a huge 24.82% today.

Blackmores Limited (ASX: BKL) appears to have benefited from the Bellamy’s news as well, with the share price growing by 6.17%.

Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) released an exciting update with news of an expansion into the USA. The share price grew by 16.87% by the close.

Fund manager BT Investment Management Ltd (ASX: BTT) revealed a very positive funds under management inflow update today, which caused the share price to rise by 3.21%.

Vocus Group Ltd (ASX: VOC) and Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS) fell by 2.78% and 1.62% respectively due to a broker downgrade.

Finally, the share prices of Speedcast international Limited (ASX: SDA) and Retail Food Group Limited (ASX: RFG) went down 4.10% and 4.26% respectively to round off a disappointing day for the ASX200.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

From $4 to $14: The Bellamy’s Australia Ltd turnaround

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Blackmores Limited, Retail Food Group Limited, Telstra Limited, and Vocus Communications Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of A2 Milk and AFTERPAY T FPO. We Fools may not all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors. The Motley Fool has a disclosure policy. This article contains general investment advice only (under AFSL 400691). Authorised by Bruce Jackson.

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