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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 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 lower on Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.97% to 6,041.10
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 1.01% to 6,155.50
  • AUD/USD at US 71 cents
  • Gold at US$1,186.75 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$84.42 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Nextdc Ltd (ASX: NXT), its share price rose 2.6% with the company starting to purchase shares of Asia Pacific Data Centre Group (ASX: AJD), which went up 0.5%.

Technology darling shares took a heavy hit today. WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) shares fell 5.4%, the Appen Ltd (ASX: APX) share price declined 5.3% and Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) shares went down 2.84%.

Shares of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) fell 0.9% today on global worries and an announcement how it would fix some of its Royal Commission troubles.

Goat milk infant formula business Bubs Australia Ltd (ASX: BUB) shares plunged 11.7% today on no specific company news.

The AVZ Minerals Ltd (ASX: AVZ) share price also fell 6.3% today due to an ASX release regarding a study which disappointed investors.

Finally, Ramsay Health Care Limited (ASX: RHC) shares declined 2.8% today after increasing its offer for Capio AB.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Altium and Ramsay Health Care Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Altium, Appen Ltd, and WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Ramsay Health Care 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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