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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Thursday: 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 Thursday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.85% to 6,268.30
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.79% to 6,349.80
  • AUD/USD at US 74 cents
  • Gold at US$1,245.11 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$74.59 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC), the logistics technology company went up by 5.75%.

Praemium Ltd (ASX: PPS) shares went up 14.5% after it announced it had passed $8 billion funds under administration.

The share price of InvoCare Limited (ASX: IVC) climbed 2.7% after announcing another acquisition.

The a2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) share price went down nearly 3% after updating the market on FY18 expectations and guided what FY19’s profit margins might look like.

The shares of Freedom Foods Group Ltd (ASX: FNP) dropped by 7.3% after the market was unimpressed with its update that it released today.

Village Roadshow Ltd (ASX: VRL) shares didn’t make good viewing for shareholders today, it dropped 14.5% after returning to trade.

Gold miner Resolute Mining Limited (ASX: RSG) dropped by 0.75% today after revealing its 2018 production update.

Finally, Mortgage Choice Limited (ASX: MOC) went up 3.5% today, it announced it was changing how it paid its commissions.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of InvoCare Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of A2 Milk and WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Freedom Foods Group Limited and InvoCare 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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