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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 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 Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 1.11% to 5,728.20
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.94% to 5,813.80
  • AUD/USD at US 71 cents
  • Gold at US$1,234.50 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$77.23 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR), it rose by 8.6%.

Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC) shares went up 5.4% after providing a regulatory update about its Malaysia operations.

The share price of Kogan.Com Ltd (ASX: KGN) fell nearly 33% today after giving the market a business update which included a number of issues for the online retailer.

Shares of BWX Limited (ASX: BWX) also fell a heavy 16% after telling investors that there may be little to no growth in FY19.

The Bapcor Ltd (ASX: BAP) share price was driven higher by 3.8% after saying at its AGM that all of its segments are performing to expectations.

Healthcare business Paragon Care Ltd (ASX: PGC) announced yet another acquisition to the market, sending the share price up by 3.7%.

Shares of Volpara Health Technologies Ltd (ASX: VHT) dropped 3.9% today after giving investors its quarterly update.

Finally, healthcare business Mayne Pharma Group Ltd (ASX: MYX) went up 5.7% today, making it one of the largest gainers within the ASX 200.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Bapcor, BWX Limited, and Paragon Care Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Bapcor, BWX Limited, and VOLPARA FPO NZ. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Kogan.com ltd and Paragon 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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