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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 0.55% to 6,650.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.50% to 6,734.30
  • AUD/USD at US 69 cents
  • Gold at US$1,395.28 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$64.25 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the New Hope Corporation Limited (ASX: NHC) share price which climbed 9%.

After coming back to trade the share price of Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR) dropped a painful 11.7%.

The share price of Adairs Ltd (ASX: ADH) crashed 31.3% due to releasing a disappointing trading update.

The rising oil price helped the Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) share price jumped almost 5% today.

The CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) share price ended the day down 3.2% in reaction to the healthcare business outlining the effects of its China distribution change.

Fast food business Collins Foods Ltd (ASX: CKF) saw its share price fall almost 6% after announcing its management succession planning with the CEO retiring.

The share price of A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) fell another 2.4% on further Chinese eCommerce news.

Finally, the share price of Boral Limited (ASX: BLD) rose 1.3% after announcing a large property deal.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

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