ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Wednesday: 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 Wednesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.43% to 5,830.30
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.43% to 5,913.30
  • AUD/USD at US 71 cents
  • Gold at US$1,229.20 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$76.39 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was AMP Limited (ASX: AMP) going up 7%, it has managed to somewhat convince investors about its recent announcement to sell AMP life.

Another share to respond strongly to an announcement was the NIB Holdings Limited (ASX: NHF) share price going up 6.3% after increasing it profit guidance for FY19.

Corporate Travel Management Ltd (ASX: CTD) finally came out of a trading halt today, it plunged 27.5% in response to a short seller attack.

Shares of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) rose 1.6% today after it announced the sale of CFSGAM for over $4 billion.

The share price of Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ) also climbed 1% after the big bank revealed its FY18 result.

The Genworth Mortgage Insurance Australia (ASX: GMA) share price rose 3.2% today despite reporting a significant decrease in profit.

Natural beauty business BWX Limited (ASX: BWX) fell another 4.5% today after holding its AGM.

Finally, the National Veterinary Care Ltd (ASX: NVL) share price declined 0.5% despite revealing more acquisitions.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of BWX Limited and NATVETCARE FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended BWX Limited and Corporate Travel Management Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of NATVETCARE FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended NIB Holdings 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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