ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Monday: 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 lower on Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) down 0.05% to 6,084.50
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) down 0.01% to 6,190.20
  • AUD/USD at US 75 cents
  • Gold at US$1,293.55 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$78.92 a barrel

The best-performing share in the ASX200 was lithium miner Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE), its share price rose by 5.6% today.

Vocus Group Ltd (ASX: VOC) was another top performer after it announced its new CEO would be an ex Telstra Corporation Ltd (ASX: TLS) executive. The Vocus share price went up 4.2% today. The Telstra share price declined by 1.75% today as investors worried about the dividend.

The WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) share price went up 3.4% today after the company issued around $100 million of shares to an institutional investor.

Natural beauty business BWX Ltd (ASX: BWX) will likely rocket tomorrow after it announced it had received a preliminary offer of $6.60 for its shares.

At the other end of the share market, the Asaleo Care Ltd (ASX: AHY) share price dropped by 6% today after it received a negative broke note.

Wattle Health Australia Ltd (ASX: WHA) fell a whopping 24% today after coming out of a trading halt.

Finally, the share price of Boral Limited (ASX: BLD) dropped 3.8% after receiving a broker downgrade.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of BWX Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended BWX Limited, Telstra Limited, and Vocus Communications Limited. 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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