ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Tuesday: 8 shares you missed

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.62% to 6,179.70
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.61% to 6,287.60
  • AUD/USD at US 71 cents
  • Gold at US$1,193.65 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$77.79 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was data centre business Nextdc Ltd (ASX: NXT), its share price went up 6.5% today.

Buy now, pay later provider Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) shares went up 6% today, marking a good recovery of the share price after recent declines. Fellow growth share WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) also went up by 3.8%.

The share price of global financial business Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX: MQG) gave its first quarter update today, sending the share price up 1.82%.

At the red end of the share market was poultry business Inghams Group Ltd (ASX: ING), it dropped by nearly 4%.

Steel business BlueScope Steel Limited’s (ASX: BSL) share price was also in the red, declining by 3.3%.

The share price of fresh food producer Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: CGC) went up 3%.

Finally, Freedom Insurance Group Ltd (ASX: FIG) shares went up 15% today after featuring in the Royal Commission.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of COSTA GRP FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended COSTA GRP FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO and WiseTech Global. 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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