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) higher 0.22% to 6,286.00
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.17% to 6,366.40
  • AUD/USD at US 75 cents
  • Gold at US$1,259.60 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$77. a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was lithium miner Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS), it went up 5.9% today. Another top performer was Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY), it went up 3.5%.

In perhaps a surprise recovery, Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ASX: API) shares went up 4.1% after losing value at the end of month due to negative sentiment surrounding US pharmacies and a competitor’s disappointing trading update.

The Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd. (ASX: DMP) share price went down 3.8%, making it the worst performer in the ASX 200.

Shares of fund manager Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG) went up 2.6% after announcing its funds under management (FUM) and performance fees for FY18.

The share price of Ramelius Resources Limited (ASX: RMS) finished the day flat after giving its June 2018 update.

Independence Group NL (ASX: IGO) shares are up 2.9% after giving a production update.

Finally, shares of LIC WAM Leaders Ltd (ASX: WLE) went up 1.7% after announcing its annual performance and the final dividend.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended 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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