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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 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 Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.40% to 6,217.40
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.46% to 6,302.50
  • AUD/USD at US 71 cents
  • Gold at US$1,296.65 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$65.35 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was organic formula business Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) again, which went up 12%.

Another strong performer was Bingo Industries Ltd (ASX: BIN) with the company announcing a share buy-back at the same time as getting approval for its acquisition last week.

The share price of IT wholesaler Dicker Data Ltd (ASX: DDR) rose another 4.1% today with the company providing market guidance for 2019.

Shares of Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) have increased by another 2.2% today as it finished at $20 again.

The Crown Resorts Ltd (ASX: CWN) share price finished up 0.4% with the company not getting financing for the One Queensbridge project.

The share price of Metcash Limited (ASX: MTS) rose 2.7% due to releasing a trading update to the market.

Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG) shares also went up today, the miner rose 6.9%.

Finally, debt collector company Collection House Limited (ASX: CLH) ended the day down 1.8% after announcing an acquisition.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

Bellamy’s shares continues to rise, but I doubt it can do it for a third day in a row. It might be a better idea to own one of these top shares for future growth.

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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 Crown Resorts Limited and Dicker Data Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO. 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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