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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 8 shares you missed

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

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.22% to 6,665.40
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.17% to 6,745.50
  • AUD/USD at US 70 cents
  • Gold at US$1,405.15 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$65.70 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Ausdrill Limited (ASX: ASL) share price which rose by 10.5% after announcing a contract win.

The share price of Viva Energy Group Ltd (ASX: VEA) rose 4.4% as it provided updated guidance for its upcoming result.

IGA supplier Metcash Limited (ASX: MTS) suffered a share price decline of 9.8% in reaction to its FY19 report release.

Retirement village business Aveo Group (ASX: AOG) gave a profit warning today which sent the share price down 5.3%.

The share price of buy now, pay later company Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) has risen another 3.9% as investors brush aside concerns about AUSTRAC.

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ) share price ended the day higher by 0.5% after announcing its New Zealand business would have independent reviews after discussions with the RBNZ.

The share price of Automotive Holdings Group Ltd (ASX: AHG) dropped 0.7% and the AP Eagers Ltd (ASX: APE) share price fell 2.9% as the ACCC raised some concerns about what would happen to competition if they merged.

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 AFTERPAY T FPO. 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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