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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 9 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 Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) down 0.51% to 5,994.90
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) down 0.49% to 6,108.50
  • AUD/USD at US 76 cents
  • Gold at US$1,292.10 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$75.73 a barrel

The best-performing ASX200 share today was a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M), it went up by 6% after Blackrock took up a 5% stake of the business.

Some of the ASX’s largest tech darlings came roaring back today. WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) went up by 4.45%, Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) increased by 3.1% and Xero Limited (ASX: XRO) grew by 2.9%.

At the other end of the performance table, Retail Food Group Limited (ASX: RFG) fell by 2.5% after updating the market on its FY18 profit guidance.

Mortgage Choice Limited (ASX: MOC) shareholders have suffered a 22.7% drop today after there came a report of franchisees struggling.

The Kogan.Com Ltd (ASX: KGN) share price finished the day down 12.5% after there was speculation that management were trying to sell a portion of their shares.

Praemium Ltd (ASX: PPS) finished the day up 4% after strengthening ties with Morgan Stanley.

Finally, Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Co. Ltd (ASX: SOL) dropped by 3.4%.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Altium and Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of A2 Milk, Altium, WiseTech Global, and Xero. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Kogan.com 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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