ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher 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 higher on Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) up 0.01% to 5,841.50
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.02% to 5,934.30
  • AUD/USD at US 78 cents
  • Gold at US$1,346.98 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$71.70 a barrel

The worst performer in the ASX200 today was AMP Limited (ASX: AMP) with the financial services company dropping by 4.52% due to revelations from the Royal Commission.

The Bank of Queensland Limited (ASX: BOQ) share price fell by 2.38% today after unveiling its half-year result, investors were obviously hoping for a little more.

EML Payments Ltd (ASX: EML) shares finished up 6.5% higher today after re-affirming its FY18 guidance.

The top performer in the ASX200 was Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR), the resource company finished 5.57% higher after revealing a positive quarterly result.

Technology shares made a good recovery with Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) up 2.91% and  WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) up 2.83%.

Platinum Asset Management Limited (ASX: PTM) dropped by 3.4% today, a week ago the fund manager revealed its funds under management (FUM) had dropped by nearly $500 million from February to March.

Finally, travel company Webjet Limited (ASX: WEB) went up 3.31% today after it confirmed that its earnings guidance remains unchanged.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Altium. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Altium, Emerchants Limited, Platinum Investment Management Limited, and WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Webjet 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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