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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Monday: 8 shares you missed

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 0.58% to 5,904.90
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.61% to 6,006.20
  • AUD/USD at US 71 cents
  • Gold at US$1,227.55 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$80.07 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was lithium miner Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS), it rose by 5.1%.

Shares of fintech business Hub24 Ltd (ASX: HUB) fell 1.7% despite revealing a record first quarter to investors.

Another share to fall today was travel agent business Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT), it dropped 10% after giving a trading update at its AGM.

Childcare operator G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM) fell 0.9% today despite revealing it had achieved debt refinancing with lenders.

It was another red day for the technology darlings of the ASX. The largest fall belonged to WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) which dropped 5% and Appen Ltd (ASX: APX) declined 4.1%.

Investors sent the share price of Australian Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd (ASX: API) down 4.6% after investors had the weekend to think about full-year result last week.

Finally, shares of rare earth business Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC) fell 5.3%, making it one of the heaviest declines in the ASX 200 today.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

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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 Flight Centre Travel Group Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Appen Ltd 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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