ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 8 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 0.87% to 6,022.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) down 0.85% to 6,135.30
  • AUD/USD at US 80.7 cents
  • Gold at US$1,336.54 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$68.96 a barrel

The ASX indices have declined by today, with the ASX200 close to going under 6,000.

The biggest rise in the ASX200 today came from Fletcher Building Limited (ASX: FBU), it rose by 3.55% on no news.

The next best performance came from G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM), it rose by 3.05% on a broker upgrade.

InvoCare Limited (ASX: IVC) rose by 2.36% today on no news, investors must have seen value in the share price and jumped on it.

The Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (ASX: HVN) share price rose just over 2% with UBS naming it as one of the stocks it think will do well from reporting season.

Investors were not impressed by Navitas Limited’s (ASX: NVT) half-year report, the share price dropped by 9.35%.

The market was also unimpressed by Credit Corp Group Limited’s (ASX: CCP) half-year report, the share price has plunged by 8.07%.

In smaller cap news, LiveTiles Ltd (ASX: LVT) released its second-quarter update, investors liked what they saw initially, but the share price finished 2.5% down.

Finally, Village Roadshow Ltd (ASX: VRL) disappointed shareholders with a poor trading update. The share price didn’t make for good viewing, it went down 10.7% today.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of InvoCare Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended G8 Education Limited and LIVETILES 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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