ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Tuesday: 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 Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.61% to 6,265.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.56% to 6,355.20
  • AUD/USD at US 74 cents
  • Gold at US$1,230.30 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$73.15 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was rare-earth business Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC), it went up 11.2% being the beneficiary of a positive broker note.

Shares of Kogan.Com Ltd (ASX: KGN) fell by 11.8% after giving a trading update that wasn’t quite as good as investors were expecting.

Another share to fall heavily was Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT), it dropped 4% as investors appeared to take some profits off the table.

Pinnacle Investment Management Group Ltd (ASX: PNI) shares went into a trading halt after announcing it was raising $60 million to finance two acquisitions.

Two shares that increased by more than 5% were Treasury Wine Estates Ltd (ASX: TWE) which went up by 5.5% and Ausdrill Limited (ASX: ASL) went up 5.5% too.

The share price of Resolute Mining Limited (ASX: RSG) fell by 0.8% after giving the market its June 2018 production update.

Finally, the second worse performing share in the ASX 200 was Viva Energy REIT Ltd (ASX: VVR), it dropped by 2.7% according to the ASX.

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