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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 10 shares you missed

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.38% to 5,671.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.47% to 5,759.20
  • AUD/USD at US 73 cents
  • Gold at US$1,224.55 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$66.46 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was gold miner Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR), it went up 3.2%. Fellow gold miner St Barbara Ltd (ASX: SBM) also went up 1.9%.

It was a horrific day for the tech industry with the Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) share price falling by 9.4% and Xero Limited (ASX: XRO) shares dropped by 5.4%.

The Fletcher Building Limited (ASX: FBU) share price declined 10.8% after warning investors that the housing market was beginning to hurt its short-term future.

Shares of healthcare business Paragon Care Ltd (ASX: PGC) fell 0.7% today after giving a trading update for FY19 at its AGM.

The share price of leisure business Ardent Leisure Group (ASX: AAD) fell 1% despite providing a positive trading update.

The ALS Ltd (ASX: ALQ) share price finished flat after reporting a 30% increase in underlying net profit.

Technology One Limited (ASX: TNE) shares fell 1.9% despite revealing that revenue grew 15% and its earnings per share (EPS) grew 14% in its full year earnings.

Finally, the share price of A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) dropped 1.2% today after revealing a strong start to its 2019 financial year in a trading update.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Altium and Paragon Care Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of A2 Milk, Altium, and Xero. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended 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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