ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Monday: 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 lower on Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.93% to 6,227.60
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.90% to 6,320.10
  • AUD/USD at US 74 cents
  • Gold at US$1,232.70 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$72.94 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC), the resource company went up by almost 6% today.

Another performer today was Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT), it climbed a further 4.6% today to add to its strong performance last week.

The Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) share price fell by 1.3% today after giving the market an update about how the Coles demerger is going.

Shares of Nufarm Limited (ASX: NUF) fell by 11% after giving the market guidance about its FY18 result.

The share price of Australia’s largest listed investment company (LIC), Australian Foundation Investment Co. Ltd. (ASX: AFI), dropped by 0.3% after revealing its FY18 result.

Healthcare business Mayne Pharma Group Ltd (ASX: MYX) went up 2.3% after announcing an acquisition in the US for US$20 million.

One of the other shares to be in the red today was IOOF Holdings Limited (ASX: IFL), the financial company dropped 5%.

Finally, the share price of Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) dropped by 3.5%. The infant formula company’s share price has fallen heavily since the start of April.

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