ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Tuesday: 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 Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.98% to 5,875.20
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.91% to 5,958.70
  • AUD/USD at US 72 cents
  • Gold at US$1,232.45 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$72.92 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Incitec Pivot Ltd (ASX: IPL), it rose 4.5%.

Construction business CSR Limited (ASX: CSR) rose by 4%, it was one of the best performers today.

Shares of ResMed Inc (ASX: RMD) fell 0.6% after announcing a billion dollar acquisition to expand its out-of-hospital services.

Machine learning tech business Appen Ltd (ASX: APX) shares finished the day 2.6% today, making it the worst fall in the ASX 200.

Several resource businesses were some of the best performers – Western Areas Ltd (ASX: WSA) went up 4.2% and Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR) rose by 4.1%.

Gambling business Tabcorp Holdings Limited (ASX: TAH) rose 0.4% after a wet and unpredictable day at the Melbourne Cup. However, it wasn’t such a good day for Crown Resorts Ltd (ASX: CWN) which dropped by 1.9%.

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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 Crown Resorts Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Appen Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended ResMed Inc. 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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