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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Friday: 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 Friday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) down 0.45% to 5,990.40
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) down 0.32% to 6,104.00
  • AUD/USD at US 76 cents
  • Gold at US$1,302.05 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$77.60 a barrel

The best-performing ASX200 share today was pizza mogul business Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd. (ASX: DMP), it finished the day up 6.5% after receiving an upgrade from a broker.

It was a diverging day for two drug-related companies. Mayne Pharma Group Ltd (ASX: MYX) went up 5.2% and Sigma Healthcare Ltd (ASX: SIG) went down by 5.1%.

Another share to drop today was Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL), the infant formula company gave up its recent gains and dropped by 4.7%.

The share price of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ) fell by 1.8% today after legal proceedings were started against it.

iSelect Ltd’s (ASX: ISU) share price increased by 32% on news of a takeover approach.

The Integral Diagnostics Ltd (ASX: IDX) share price went down by 0.7% after announcing its profit result.

Finally, Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA) was another of the highest-falling shares today – it dropped 5%.

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