ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Monday: 9 shares you missed

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

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.78% to 5,671.60
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.74% to 5,750.30
  • AUD/USD at US 72 cents
  • Gold at US$1,223.70 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$59.68 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was buy now, pay later business Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT), its share price rose 5.8%.

It wasn’t a good day for oil-related businesses due to the oil price fall with Oil Search Limited (ASX: OSH) shares falling 4% and BHP Billiton Limited (ASX: BHP) shares dropping 3.6%.

The Kogan.Com Ltd (ASX: KGN) share price went up 9% today after revealing it would launch a Kogan credit card with the help of Citigroup.

Shares of healthcare device business Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp Ltd (ASX: FPH) rose 1.7% after reporting that its half-year profit after tax grew 20%.

It was a punishing day for a lot of resource shares in the ASX 200 with Independence Group NL (ASX: IGO) down by 7.7%, Mineral Resources Limited (ASX: MIN) dropping by 6.7% and Sandfire Resources NL (ASX: SFR) falling by 5.7%.

Finally, the share price of Accent Group Ltd (ASX: AX1) went up by 3.6% today due to receiving an upgrade from a broker.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

Japanese Billionaire’s Prediction Will Give You Goosebumps

When a veritable investing and entrepreneurial genius speaks, it pays to listen.

In fact, he's now preparing a $100B "war chest" to invest entirely in this "terrifying" new technology, which could spell huge profits for investors.

Click here to learn about this technology and how you can profit!

Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Accent Group and 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.

5 ASX Stocks for Building Wealth After 50

I just read that Warren Buffett, the world’s best investor, made over 99% of his massive fortune after his 50th birthday.

It just goes to show you… it’s never too late to start securing your financial future.

And Motley Fool Chief Investment Advisor Scott Phillips just released a brand-new report that reveals five of our favourite ASX stocks for building wealth after 50.

– Each company boasts strong growth prospects over the next 3 to 5 years…

– Most importantly each pays a generous dividend, fully franked.

Simply click here to find out how you can claim your FREE copy of “5 ASX Stocks for Building Wealth After 50.”

See the stocks now