ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Tuesday: 9 shares you missed

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 0.15% to 6,054.40
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.13% to 6,164.80
  • AUD/USD at US 76 cents
  • Gold at US$1,300.40 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$76.73 a barrel

The best-performing ASX200 share today was mortgage insurance company Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia (ASX: GMA), it went up by 7.3%.

At the other end of the share market, Ausdrill Limited (ASX: ASL) dropped by 20% after giving an update on some of its operations.

Franchisor Retail Food Group Limited (ASX: RFG) dropped another 9% today to $0.55 on worries about its future.

High-priced growth shares had a good day today with WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) going up by 6%, Domain Holdings Australia Limited (ASX: DHG) up by 4.1% and Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: CGC) rising by 4.1%.

Bathroom supplier Reece Ltd (ASX: REH) went up by 0.3% after announcing a New Zealand acquisition.

Alternative investment manager Blue Sky Alternative Investments Ltd (ASX: BLA) dropped by another 21% after updating the market with its financial position.

Finally, BWX Ltd (ASX: BWX) went up 0.5% after announcing the progress it has made with the takeover bid.

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