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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 9 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 Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.30% to 6,253.90
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.29% to 6,340.80
  • AUD/USD at US 74 cents
  • Gold at US$1,213.04 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$74.17 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT), the resource company got a boost from rising oil prices as it rose 4.7%. Santos Ltd (ASX: STO) was another to go up thanks to oil prices, it went up 2.8%.

One of the best performers today was Reckon Limited (ASX: RKN), the accounting software company went up 15.1% after reporting its FY18 result.

However, Eclipx Group Ltd (ASX: ECX) dropped a whopping 40.8% after issuing a profit downgrade.

The share price of packaging giant Amcor Limited (ASX: AMC) fell 5.8% after it returned to trade after announcing its acquisition and that it will be dual-listed in the US.

Infant formula business Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) continues to fall, it dropped 4.5% today to $10.62.

Livetiles Ltd (ASX: LVT) climbed another 9% today after announcing further partnership news with Microsoft. Perhaps it will turn into an acquisition target for Microsoft at this rate?

Education business Navitas Limited (ASX: NVT) shares climbed 2.6% after revealing its FY18 result.

Finally, financial company IOOF Holdings Limited (ASX: IFL) fell 1.9% after reporting its FY18 financials.

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