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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Thursday: 9 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 0.29% to 6,491.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.21% to 6,584.30
  • AUD/USD at US 69 cents
  • Gold at US$1,273.96 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$70.32 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Aristocrat Leisure Limited (ASX: ALL) share price which grew by 7% in response to its reported result.

The lithium mining sector had a very tough day today with the Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) share price down 6.2% and the Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) share price also down by 6.2%.

The Technology One Limited (ASX: TNE) share price has continued its descent, down 3.4% today, with investors disappointed about what it reported.

The building industry continues to see rays of a turnaround coming. The share price of Adelaide Brighton Ltd. (ASX: ABC) rose 6.3% and the CSR Limited (ASX: CSR) share price climbed 5.7%.

ACCC action has sent the Ltd (ASX: KGN) share price down 6.2% with legal proceedings started for alleged misleading discounts.

The share price of Fonterra Shareholders’ Fund (ASX: FSF) fell 0.5% after giving an update to the market.

Finally, the Appen Ltd (ASX: APX) share price rose another 4% today as it continues to perform strongly.

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 Appen Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended 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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