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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 0.21% to 5,841.30
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.14% to 5,933.00
  • AUD/USD at US 78 cents
  • Gold at US$1,346.60 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$71.84 a barrel

The Blue Sky Alternative Investments Ltd (ASX: BLA) share price dropped a further 22% today after predicting profit and funds under management (FUM) would be less than guided for the FY18 result. Blue Sky Alternatives Access Fund Ltd (ASX: BAF) dropped by nearly 8% as well.

a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) is lining up its next stage of growth by expanding into South Korea. The a2 protein company’s share price went up by 0.86% today.

Toll road operator Transurban Group (ASX: TCL) went up by 0.63% today after revealing its quarterly traffic figures.

The AMP Limited (ASX: AMP) share price dropped 0.42% after revealing a number of possible misconducts to the Royal Commission.

Seven West Media Ltd (ASX: SWM) gave up its gains from last week after winning the cricket TV rights, it dropped by over 10% today.

Fund manager Perpetual Limited (ASX: PPT) declined by over 5% today after revealing its funds under management figures for March 2018.

Finally, Praemium Ltd (ASX: PPS) went up by 6.45% today after its funds under administration hit $7.8 billion.

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 has recommended Transurban Group. 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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