ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Friday: 8 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 short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) down 0.15% to 6,005.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) down 0.18% to 6,119.30
  • AUD/USD at US 80.2 cents
  • Gold at US$1,343.16 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$68.63 a barrel

The ASX indices have dropped a little further down today.

The biggest rise in the ASX200 today came from a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) which went up by 5.04%.

Speedcast international Limited (ASX: SDA) rose by 2.26% today due to news that the company had signed a deal with Noble Drilling.

Another top performer in the ASX200 today was Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT), it went up by 4.4% thanks to a broker upgrade.

The Qantas Airways Limited (ASX QAN) share price has grown by just over 3% because the oil price declined somewhat over the past day.

Lithium miners Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) and Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) have been smashed 9.62% and 7.37% respectively today because some market experts believe that supply may outstrip demand next year. Mining and mining services company Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) fell by 6.64%.

Retail Food Group Limited (ASX: RFG) could face a class action and that sent the share price down by 5.05%.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

Franchisees might launch a class action against Retail Food Group Limited

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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 Flight Centre Travel Group Limited and Retail Food Group Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of A2 Milk. 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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