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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 9 shares you missed

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 0.03% to 6,102.10
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) down 0.06% to 6,208.90
  • AUD/USD at US 74 cents
  • Gold at US$1,281.20 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$74.72 a barrel

The best-performing ASX200 share today was Vocus Group Limited (ASX: VOC), the telco’s share price is up by 6.5%.

Insurance Australia Group Ltd (ASX: IAG) shares finished the day up 2.4% after announcing the sale of its Asian operations.

The Pushpay Holdings Ltd (ASX: PPH) share price finished the day down 5.2% after coming out of its trading halt.

It wasn’t a good day for resource stocks as Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) fell by 4.44%, Western Areas Ltd (ASX: WSA) declined by 3.33% and Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) fell by 3.19%.

Amazon launched its Prime service in Australia today, which sent the share price of Super Retail Group Ltd (ASX: SUL) down by 2.9% and Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (ASX: HVN) declined by 2.6%.

Finally, the share price of Japara Healthcare Ltd (ASX: JHC) declined by 2.8% as worries about the aged care industry’s growth continue to weigh on the share.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of JAPARA DEF SET. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Vocus Communications Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Insurance Australia Group Limited, PUSHPAY FPO NZX, and Super Retail Group 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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