ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Monday: 10 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 0.42% to 6,252.20
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.40% to 6,341.30
  • AUD/USD at US 73 cents
  • Gold at US$1,212.75 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$72.53 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Eclipx Group Ltd (ASX: ECX), its share price went up by 10.5% today.

The share price of NIB Holdings Limited (ASX: NHF) climbed 9.7% today after it guided that profit would be higher this year than expected.

Investors seemed pleased with the Domain Holdings Australia Limited (ASX: DHG) result, its shares rose by 3.8% after delivering a decent rise in pro forma profit. The REA Group Limited (ASX: REA) share price also rose by 2.8%.

The Nufarm Limited (ASX: NUF) share price dropped another 13.1% today after the Monsanto legal case spooked investors.

Shares of regional bank Bendigo and Adelaide Bank Ltd (ASX: BEN) fell 0.4% after reporting its FY18 result.

CogState Limited (ASX: CGS) shares are up 12.8% today after reporting its 2018 financial result.

The News Corp (ASX: NWS) share price fell 9.3% today, making it the second worst fall in the ASX 200.

Honey company Capilano Honey Ltd (ASX: CZZ) shares finished the day up 25.4% after revealing it had received a takeover offer. The company also reported its FY18 result.

Finally, the Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) share price fell 0.2% after it announced it was selling Kmart Tyre and Auto Service for $350 million.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Wesfarmers Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Capilano Honey Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended REA Group 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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