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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Wednesday: 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 Wednesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.75% to 6,352.20
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.68% to 6,457.00
  • AUD/USD at US 73 cents
  • Gold at US$1,203.55 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$76.09 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Metcash Limited (ASX: MTS), the share price is up 10.5% on an update it gave at its AGM.

Another business that went up 10% today was Boral Limited (ASX: BLD), it reported an impressive result to investors today.

The share price of Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) climbed 7.5% this morning on the back of impressive profit numbers in its FY18 result.

Shares of natural beauty business BWX Limited (ASX: BWX) fell another 2.1% today to $4.67 after it reported a decent set of numbers in its FY18 result.

The share price of Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA) dropped another 5.5% today after disappointing investors earlier in the week with its report.

Penthrox business Medical Developments International Ltd (ASX: MVP) saw its share price climb 4.6% today after giving investors an update regarding the US FDA.

The Blackmores Limited (ASX: BKL) share price climbed 1% today despite a broker saying it could be time to sell shares of the vitamin company.

Finally, plumbing supplier business Reliance Worldwide Corporation Ltd (ASX: RWC) saw its share price fall another 6.1% after disappointing investors with its report earlier in the week.

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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 Blackmores Limited and BWX 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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