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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 1.00% to 5,728.30
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.93% to 5,802.80
  • AUD/USD at US 72 cents
  • Gold at US$1,222.53 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$60.24 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT), its share price rose 8.6%.

Shares of construction business Brickworks Limited (ASX: BKW) rose 3.5% after holding its AGM.

The share price of media business Seven West Media Ltd (ASX: SWM) made for good viewing for shareholders, it went up 7.4%.

At the red end of the ASX 200 the worst performer was Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR), its share price fell 5.6%.

The Technology One Limited (ASX: TNE) share price rose 6.8% today, recovering a lot of the lost ground last week after its report.

Shares of Harvey Norman Holdings Limited (ASX: HVN) rose 3% after revealing how its sales are going in FY19.

The share price of IPH Ltd (ASX: IPH) fell 0.9% after confirming it has launched a takeover offer for QANTM Intellectual Property Ltd (ASX: QIP) priced at $1.80 per share.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

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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 IPH Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Brickworks. 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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