The Motley Fool

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 0.37% to 5,896.90
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.39% to 5,982.00
  • AUD/USD at US 73 cents
  • Gold at US$1,225.05 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$71.91 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was renewable energy business Infigen Energy Ltd (ASX: IFN), its share price went up 11.8%.

The share price of Worleyparsons Limited (ASX: WOR) rose 10.5% today after giving investors a couple of updates about its capital raising and new contracts.

Shares of Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR) rose 8.7% after announcing a new sales agreement with a Chinese business.

The share price of Webjet Limited (ASX: WEB) fell 7.6% today after returning to trading, it recently announced a capital raising and an acquisition.

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) shares rose 0.6% after reporting its first quarter trading update.

The Kogan.Com Ltd (ASX: KGN) share price fell 3.5% today after announcing the launch of Kogan Super.

The share price of Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG) rose 2.5% after reporting a FUM fall but continued inflows.

Finally, lithium business the Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) share price rose 5.3% today, marking a strong day for the sector.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

NEW. The Motley Fool AU Releases Five Cheap and Good Stocks to Buy for 2020 and beyond!….

Our experts here at The Motley Fool Australia have just released a fantastic report, detailing 5 dirt cheap shares that you can buy in 2020.

One stock is an Australian internet darling with a rock solid reputation and an exciting new business line that promises years (or even decades) of growth… while trading at an ultra-low price…

Another is a diversified conglomerate trading over 40% off it's high, all while offering a fully franked dividend yield over 3%...

Plus 3 more cheap bets that could position you to profit over the next 12 months!

See for yourself now. Simply click here or the link below to scoop up your FREE copy and discover all 5 shares. But you will want to hurry – this free report is available for a brief time only.


Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended ltd and Webjet Ltd. 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.