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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Thursday: 8 shares you missed

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

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.83% to 6,232.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.76% to 6,320.40
  • AUD/USD at US 71 cents
  • Gold at US$1,292.29 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$69.28 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR) share price which rose another 13%.

The Inghams Group Ltd (ASX: ING) share price fell 6.3% after TPG Capital sold down its holdings.

The share price of Eclipx Group Ltd (ASX: ECX) continued its recovery, it went up 7.8%.

The Cimic Group Ltd (ASX: CIM) share price rose 0.2% after the engineering company announced more pleasing contract developments.

The share price of Catapult Group International Ltd (ASX: CAT) fell 0.5% despite announcing it has passed 150 national teams.

The Pinnacle Investment Management Group Ltd (ASX: PNI) share price dropped 0.5% after announcing a partnership with Riparian.

The IOOF Holdings Limited (ASX: IFL) share price dropped 1.5% due to announcing leadership changes.

Finally, the share price of Estia Health Ltd (ASX: EHE) fell 0.4% after outlining the effects of the government budget.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

Syrah is rapidly rising in value this week, but I prefer businesses that can generate consistent profit and pay reliable dividends like these great ASX stocks.

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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 Catapult Group International 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.

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