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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Wednesday: 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 Wednesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.26% to 6,640.50
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.27% to 6,716.10
  • AUD/USD at US 70 cents
  • Gold at US$1,409.08 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$66.23 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the NRW Holdings Limited (ASX: NWH) share price which gained almost 7%.

The Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) share price rose 5.7% today in response to the company’s AUSTRAC news.

The worst performing ASX 200 company was the share price of lithium miner Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) which dropped nearly 5%.

The CSR Limited (ASX: CSR) share price fell 2% as it held its AGM and gave some business insights to the market.

The share price of ARQ Group Ltd (ASX: ARQ) fell 39% after providing a trading update to investors.

The DEXUS Property Group (ASX: DXS) share price fell over 1% in response to the company’s property revaluation update today.

The share price of Steadfast Group Ltd (ASX: SDF) ended the day 2.7% higher on news of a proposed alliance with IBNA.

Finally, the Fletcher Building Limited (ASX: FBU) share price fell 3.3% despite launching a share buy-back.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

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