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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Thursday: 8 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 higher on Thursday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.52% to 6,215.50
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.47% to 6,302.90
  • AUD/USD at US 74 cents
  • Gold at US$1,253.97 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$77.82 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Sydney Airport Holdings Ltd (ASX: SYD), the airport operator went up by 3.5%.

At the other end of the performance table, infant formula business Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) declined by 9.6% on China worries.

Another share to suffer a major fall was Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd. (ASX: DMP), it dropped by 9.1% after a broker downgrade.

The share price of Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW) went up by 0.1% today after announcing a new petrol and food deal with Caltex Australia Limited (ASX: CTX), the petrol company finished up 0.3%.

Shares of a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) declined by 0.1% after announcing more details of its new CEO’s remuneration.

The Carsales.Com Ltd (ASX: CAR) share price fell by 3.4% after the online car portal business announced a new debt facility after the market closed yesterday.

Finally, Resolute Mining Limited (ASX: RSG) was another top performer today as the gold miner went up 3.3%.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Sydney Airport Holdings Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of A2 Milk. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended carsales.com Limited and Domino's Pizza Enterprises 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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