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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Friday: 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 Friday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.11% to 6,066.10
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.15% to 6,148.60
  • AUD/USD at US 71 cents
  • Gold at US$1,313.00 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$64.94 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was Domain Holdings Australia Ltd (ASX: DHG), the property website business’ share price increased by 20.6%.

The Medibank Private Limited (ASX: MPL) share price grew by 2.9% after reporting its own result, with another increase to the dividend.

Shares of Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC) went up nearly 12% with the miner updating the market about the latest goings on in Malaysia.

Automotive Holdings Group Ltd (ASX: AHG) shares had a bingle today, dropping more than 8% on news of write-downs.

Shareholders of Baby Bunting Group Ltd (ASX: BBN) sent the share price down 6% despite the retailer reporting an impressive amount of profit growth in its result today.

Retirement village operator Aveo Group’s (ASX: AOG) shares rose by 10% today after reporting a couple of days ago.

The A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) share price fell almost 4% on worries about China exports.

Finally, the share price of Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) declined by 6.7% with investors not being happy what they saw in its report.

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 A2 Milk. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Automotive Holdings Group 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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