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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Monday: 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 lower on Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.03% to 6,141.70
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.04% to 6,249.70
  • AUD/USD at US 71 cents
  • Gold at US$1,197.00 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$77.46 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT), the market darling’s share price rose 7.4% today.

At the red end of the ASX was remote data business Speedcast International Limited (ASX: SDA), its share price fell 5.6%.

The Primary Health Care Limited (ASX: PRY) share price rose by 1.8% today after the healthcare business announced the acquisition of Montserrat Day Hospitals.

Lithium miner Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) gave up most of its gains from last week and fell 4.9% today.

The Greencross Limited (ASX: GXL) share price fell 4.3% today after rival National Veterinary Care Ltd (ASX: NVL) went into a trading halt to raise capital for more acquisitions.

Another ASX 200 share to fall heavily today was gold miner Resolute Mining Limited (ASX: RSG), it dropped 4.4%.

Finally, the Brainchip Holdings Ltd (ASX: BRN) share price rose by 12.5% today after announcing the launch of a new product.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Greencross Limited and NATVETCARE FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Greencross Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO and NATVETCARE FPO. 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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