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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Wednesday: 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 Wednesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) up 0.50% to 6,025.10
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.47% to 6,137.40
  • AUD/USD at US 76 cents
  • Gold at US$1,297.15 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$76.13 a barrel

The best-performing ASX200 share today was WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC), the logistics company added to its gains this week by going up another 4.1%.

Retail Food Group Limited (ASX: RFG) went down almost 7% today on worries about its future, the franchisor recently gave the market its profit guidance for FY18.

Fellow franchisor Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd. (ASX: DMP) also fell by 4.4% today.

The share price of Metcash Limited (ASX: MTS) fell by 2.17% after announcing a large impairment charge for FY18.

GUD Holdings Limited (ASX: GUD) shares rose by 1% today after announcing an acquisition.

The Kogan.Com Ltd (ASX: KGN) share price fell by another 3.9% today after the failed attempt of management to sell shares.

Private hospital operator Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX: RHC) fell by a further 1.7% today as worries continue about private health affordability.

Finally, the Mortgage Choice Limited (ASX: MOC) share price rebounded strongly up 9.5% today after falling due to an investigation outlining franchisee struggles earlier in the week.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Ramsay Health Care Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Domino's Pizza Enterprises Limited, ltd, and Ramsay Health Care Limited. 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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