ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Friday: 8 shares you missed

The S&P/ASX 200 (Index:^AXJO)(ASX:XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index:^AXAO) (ASX:XAO) finished higher on Friday.

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

Here's a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.39% to 6,443.90
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.91% to 6,525.20
  • AUD/USD at US 70 cents
  • Gold at US$1,331.99 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$62.47 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Graincorp Ltd (ASX: GNC) share price which rose by 5.7%.

A rising oil price sent the Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) share price higher by 4.5% today.

The LiveHire Ltd (ASX: LVH) share price went up more than 4% thanks to a partnership announcement.

The share price of Marley Spoon AG (ASX: MMM) rose 70.5% today in response to a partnership with Woolworths Group Ltd (ASX: WOW), the Woolworths share price has risen by 0.4%.

The Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG) share price rose 4.6% in reaction to the company's May 2019 funds under management update.

The share price of Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR) dropped 3.9% due to announcing that it was downgrading its production guidance.

Finally, the St Barbara Ltd (ASX: SBM) share price dropped 1.9% after a retail entitlement shortfall.

Here are some of today's top stories:    

Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. 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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