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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Tuesday: 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 Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.1% to 6,672.20
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.11% to 6,757.40
  • AUD/USD at US 70 cents
  • Gold at US$1,392.81 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$64.11 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) share price which rose over 6% after the company gave a production, sales and corporate update.

The share price of popular buy now, pay later company Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) fell around 5% after being on the end of a negative broker note.

The Mach7 Technologies Ltd (ASX: M7T) share price ended 8.5% higher thanks to an announced agreement with a 5-year term.

The share price of Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) fell 0.6% as investors digested APRA’s decision on loss-absorbing capacity. The Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) share price also dropped 0.5%.

The Orora Ltd (ASX: ORA) share price finished the day down 1.2% after announcing the retirement of its CEO and it also revealed who the new person in charge will be.

The share price of Coles Group Limited (ASX: COL) rose 1.9% thanks to announcing a new agreement with Microsoft to develop enterprise software which will utilise AI for analytical purposes.

Finally, the share price of Xero Limited (ASX: XRO) fell 0.5% despite insider buying boosting the share price earlier in the day.

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 and Xero. 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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