ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Thursday: 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 higher on Thursday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) up 0.48% to 5,788.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.41% to 5,888.00
  • AUD/USD at US 77 cents
  • Gold at US$1,334.05 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$68.29 a barrel

The best gain in the ASX200 today came from Retail Food Group Limited (ASX: RFG) as the share price grew by 10.71%. Bears and bulls can’t seem to make up their mind up on what the right price is for the franchisor.

It was a terrible day for Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) as it dropped by 9.54% today due to a disappointing production update.

The Navitas Limited (ASX: NVT) share price dropped by 3.85% today after announcing that its university partnerships grew by 6%.

WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) seems to have stopped the price decline for now as it went up by over 5% today, however it’s almost at its lowest price this year.

Glaucus has put further pressure on Blue Sky Alternative Investments Ltd (ASX: BLA) with a response to Blue Sky’s rebuttal, the alternative fund manager’s share price dropped a further 33% today.

Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: CGC) grew by over 4% as investors continue to be excited about Costa’s growing prospects.

The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) share price finished the day up after a recovery in the overseas markets and another day of the royal commission into banks.

Finally, the Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (ASX: HVN) share price finished down 3.76% as investors worry about the effect online retailers will have on the business.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

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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 COSTA GRP FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of WiseTech Global. 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 Scott Phillips.

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