ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 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 higher on Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.09% to 6,345.00
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.14% to 6,435.10
  • AUD/USD at US 73 cents
  • Gold at US$1,185.65 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$71.76 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Eclipx Group Ltd (ASX: ECX), it went up 16% today after rejecting a takeover offer valuing the shares at $2.52 per share.

Another to rise was Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT), the share price rose another 5.4% to $17.50.

At the red end of the ASX was glove company Ansell Limited (ASX: ANN), its shares fell 7% after reporting.

The Greencross Limited (ASX: GXL) share price finished 2.1% in the red today after revealing its FY18 report and a trading update.

Shares of Nanosonics Ltd. (ASX: NAN) fell 1.4% today after reporting a substantial fall in profit.

Miner Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG) has seen its share price climb 1.2% today despite reporting that its profit fell.

The share price of software company Citadel Group Ltd (ASX: CGL) rose 7.2% on an impressive FY18 result.

Supermarket giant Woolworths Group Ltd’s (ASX: WOW) share price dropped 0.6% after giving the market its FY18 report.

Finally, NIB Holdings Limited (ASX: NHF) shares climbed 0.5% after reporting its FY18 figures.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Greencross Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Greencross Limited and Nanosonics Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO and Citadel Group Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Ansell Ltd. and NIB Holdings 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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