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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 0.99% to 5,837.10
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.98% to 5,948.00
  • AUD/USD at US 71 cents
  • Gold at US$1,219.50 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$81.20 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was remote data business Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA), its share price rose by 3.7%.

Wesfarmers Ltd (ASX: WES) saw its share price fall 0.3% today despite revealing an impressive set of numbers for the first quarter of FY19 for Coles.

Technology businesses suffered another beating today with Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) suffering the most – it fell 6.6%. Another to fall was the Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) share price which dropped 3.3%.

Negative sentiment around the property market is now hurting property-related businesses. Domain Holdings Australia Limited (ASX: DHG) shares fell 4.7% today and REA Group Limited (ASX: REA) dropped 4.2%.

Another property-linked company to fall was construction materials business CSR Limited (ASX: CSR), it declined 4.1%.

Finally, natural beauty business BWX Limited (ASX: BWX) continued its decline and fell 4.5% today to $3.20.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Altium and BWX Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended BWX Limited and Wesfarmers Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO and Altium. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended REA Group 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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