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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Monday: 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 Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 1.19% to 6,320.50
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 1.25% to 6,410.80
  • AUD/USD at US 69 cents
  • Gold at US$1,309.52 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$61.28 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Eclipx Group Ltd (ASX: ECX) share price which rose by nearly 20%.

Gold miners had a very strong day today with investors worrying about the international share market. The Regis Resources Limited (ASX: RRL) share price went up 7.2% and the Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR) share price increased by 6.9%.

The Volpara Health Technologies Ltd (ASX: VHT) share price went into a trading halt today as it announced a capital raising for an acquisition.

The share price of Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC) was one of the worst to fall today in the ASX 200, it dropped by 5.6%.

The pain continued for shareholders of Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK) as it dropped 6.7% after last week’s earnings guidance.

The share price of Rural Funds Group (ASX: RFF) rose 2.25% in response to the distribution announcement.

Finally, the share price of Metcash Limited (ASX: MTS) rose 0.3% in response to a new agreement.

Here are some of today’s top stories:

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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 Link Administration Holdings Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended RURALFUNDS STAPLED and VOLPARA FPO NZ. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Link Administration Holdings 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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