ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Friday: 9 shares you missed

Credit: Cimexus

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

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) up 0.23% to 5,829.10
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.22% to 5,924.70
  • AUD/USD at US 78 cents
  • Gold at US$1,337.78 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$71.86 a barrel

The Blue Sky Alternatives Access Fund Ltd (ASX: BAF) share price finished the day up 2.16% after declaring it would provide more disclosure for investors. However, it wasn’t a great day for Blue Sky Alternative Investments Ltd (ASX: BLA) as it dropped by 2.42%.

Primary Health Care Limited (ASX: PRY) has gone up by 7.67% with a broker upgrading the healthcare company.

One stock has managed double digit gains today, the Seven West Media Ltd (ASX: SWM) share price increased by 12.62% because it won the cricket rights. Although Nine Entertainment Co Holdings Ltd (ASX: NEC) lost the rights the share price finished flat today.

The Fletcher Building Limited (ASX: FBU) share price shot up 8.47% on news that Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) is perhaps interested in investing in the company. The Wesfarmers share price finished down 0.19%.

Another share to do well today was Infigen Energy Ltd (ASX: IFN), the renewable energy company is also a takeover target according to media reports.

Finally, Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) finished the day down 5%, giving up yesterday’s gains.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

Japanese Billionaire’s Prediction Will Give You Goosebumps

When a veritable investing and entrepreneurial genius speaks, it pays to listen.

In fact, he's now preparing a $100B "war chest" to invest entirely in this "terrifying" new technology, which could spell huge profits for investors.

Click here to learn about this technology and how you can profit!

Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Wesfarmers Limited. 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.

Two New Stock Picks Every Month!

Not to alarm you, but you’re about to miss a very important event! Chief Investment Advisor Scott Phillips and his team at Motley Fool Share Advisor are about to reveal their latest official stock recommendation. The premium “buy alert” will be unveiled to members and you can be among the first to act on the tip.

Don’t let this opportunity pass you by – this is your chance to get in early!

Simply enter your email now to find out how you can get instant access.

By clicking this button, you agree to our Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. We will use your email address only to keep you informed about updates to our website and about other products and services we think might interest you. You can unsubscribe from Take Stock at anytime. Please refer to our Financial Services Guide (FSG) for more information.