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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 0.35% to 6,294.10
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.35% to 6,294.10
  • AUD/USD at US 72 cents
  • Gold at US$1,307.13 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$71.47 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Ardent Leisure Ltd (ASX: ALG) share price which rose by 4.7%.

The Bank of Queensland Limited (ASX: BOQ) share price fell 4.8% due to the bank releasing its half year report showing a fall in earnings.

The Qantas Airways Limited (ASX: QAN) share price declined 1.6% after it announced the abrupt departure of one of its management.

The share price of Insurance Australia Group Ltd (ASX: IAG) dropped 0.3% with the company reporting that legal proceedings have been filed against it.

The Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) share price finished 2% higher today, hitting another high.

The share price of Cimic Group Ltd (ASX: CIM) dropped 0.5% despite guiding for higher profit in 2019.

The Netwealth Group Ltd (ASX: NWL) share price declined 4.6% after unveiling a trading update.

Finally, the share price of Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd. (ASX: DMP) declined 1.5% today as investors studied its Domino’s Denmark acquisition.

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 AFTERPAY T FPO, Insurance Australia Group Limited, and Netwealth. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Domino's Pizza Enterprises 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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