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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 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 Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) up 0.17% to 6,104.10
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) up 0.12% to 6,212.80
  • AUD/USD at US 74 cents
  • Gold at US$1,280.15 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$73.15 a barrel

The best-performing ASX200 share today was mining company Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR), it went up by 3.6%.

However, the worst-performer in the ASX200 was lithium miner Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY), it fell by 3.7%.

The share price of South32 Ltd (ASX: S32) has fallen by 1.3% after announcing it would spend $1.75 billion acquiring a Canadian mining company.

Xero Limited’s (ASX: XRO) shares fell by 0.5% after a major share sale was announced.

The Pushpay Holdings Ltd (ASX: PPH) share price could come under pressure after it was announced the co-founder would be selling all of his shares. It was down 2.2% before the trading halt.

Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX: RHC) was up 2.2% as worries about its near-term future seem a little less troubling according to the market today.

Among some of the other largest falls in the ASX200 were Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) which fell by 2.5% and Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) which dropped by 2.4%.

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