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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Friday: 8 shares you missed

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

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.04% to 6,335.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.04% to 6,427.20
  • AUD/USD at US 70 cents
  • Gold at US$1,271.19 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$70.54 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the ResMed Inc (ASX: RMD) share price which rose almost 10% after the healthcare company released its result.

At the opposite end of the ASX was the Janus Henderson Group (ASX: JHG) share price which fell 12% as investors had a chance to react to its report after it was released yesterday after market close.

The lithium sector had another strong day today with the Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) share price up 9% and the Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) share price up 7.2%.

Today’s profit result looked quite good for the Aussie investment bank, but it was the expectations of lower profit in FY20 that sent the Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX: MQG) share price down 5.4%.

The Bravura Solutions Ltd (ASX: BVS) share price dropped 4.8% today after returning to trade because of its plan to do a capital raising, but GBST Holdings Limited (ASX: GBT) also issued an announcement relating to the proposed acquisition, which sent the GBST share price down almost 3%.

Finally, the share price of Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) share price dropped nearly 3% because of the falling oil price.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

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Returns as of 6th October 2020

Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of Bravura Solutions Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Bravura Solutions Ltd, GBST Holdings Limited, Macquarie Group Limited, and ResMed Inc. 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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