ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Friday: 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 Friday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.89% to 6,300.20
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.85% to 6,391.50
  • AUD/USD at US 74 cents
  • Gold at US$1,229.90 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$74.34 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC), the logistics tech company went up by 4%.

At the other end of performance table was St Barbara Ltd (ASX: SBM), the gold miner dropped by 12.2%. Another gold miner to fall was Evolution Mining Limited (ASX: EVN) which declined by 4.6%.

Another share to fall heavily was AMP Limited (ASX: AMP), the diversified financial business fell 5.2% after announcing compensation and changes.

Resource business Sandfire Resources NL (ASX: SFR) also fell heavily, its shares declined 8.3%.

The MFF Capital Investments Ltd (ASX: MFF) share price went up by 0.4% after reporting its full-year result for FY18.

BHP Billiton Limited (ASX: BHP) shares rose by 2.3% after announcing the US$10.8 billion sale of its US shale assets.

Finally, Treasury Wine Estates Ltd (ASX: TWE) dropped 2.5% lower today after Goldman Sachs issued a negative broker note that implied it could fall by more than 20% from today’s price.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Magellan Flagship Fund Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Treasury Wine Estates 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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