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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Thursday: 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 Thursday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.49% to 6,718.00
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.45% to 6,800.80
  • AUD/USD at US 70 cents
  • Gold at US$1,433.55 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$63.06 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) share price which rose almost 10% after winning a US government contract.

The share price of fintech business Hub24 Ltd (ASX: HUB) jumped 8.7% as it reversed the decline of yesterday.

The Bravura Solutions Ltd (ASX: BVS) share price declined 4.7% as it looks like it won’t be successful with its attempted takeover.

The worst decline in the ASX 200 belonged to the Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) share price which fell 5.8%.

The Class Ltd (ASX: CL1) share price rose over 4% with the cloud accounting SMSF software business revealing its June 2019 quarter numbers.

The Elixinol Global Ltd (ASX: EXL) share price climbed 4.9% as it signed an exclusive distribution agreement with MedVec International for pharmacy and para pharmacy channels in Germany.

Retirement village operator Aveo Group (ASX: AOG) saw its share price rise 2.8% after confirming that Brookfield Property Group is the preferred party in Aveo’s strategic review.

Finally, the share price of Think Childcare Limited (ASX: TNK) increased by 2.4% after announcing news of acquisitions and further planned childcare centres with incubators.

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 Hub24 Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Bravura Solutions Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Class Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Hub24 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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