ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 8 shares you missed

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) up 0.35% to 5,808.70
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.30% to 5,904.70
  • AUD/USD at US 77 cents
  • Gold at US$1,333.95 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$67.44 a barrel

The best gain in the ASX200 today came from Alumina Limited (ASX: AWC), it went up by 6.28% today on no official news.

IPH Ltd (ASX: IPH) increased by 5.26% today on no news, but the legal company is trading a long way below its 2018 high of above $5.60, it’s currently at $3.60.

The Blue Sky Alternative Investments Ltd (ASX: BLA) share price rose by 0.88% to $5.75 today, although the under-pressure company had reached $6.15 at midday.

Investors drove the Macquarie Atlas Roads Limited (ASX: MQA) share price higher by 4.6% after it announced it would internalise its management.

Pact Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: PGH) went up by almost 3% today after it announced last week it had completed the refinancing of its senior debt facilities.

It wasn’t a great day for resource stocks, the market is clearly worried by reports of the Trump and China trade impasse. Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) is down nearly 7% after it announced it would acquire Atlas Iron Limited (ASX: AGO), Atlas went up 42% today.

Another resource business to drop today was Western Areas Ltd (ASX: WSA), it dropped by 3.33%.

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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 IPH Ltd. 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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