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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Wednesday: 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 higher on Wednesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.36% to 6,689.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.41% to 6,777.70
  • AUD/USD at US 69 cents
  • Gold at US$1,391.42 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$64.77 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) share price which went up 8% thanks to a broker upgrade.

However, at the red end of the ASX, the share price of Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) fell almost 5% as the company suffered a broker downgrade.

The share price of Bell Financial Group Ltd (ASX: BFG) rose 7.7% after the financial company revealed its profit expectations for its upcoming report.

The Platinum Asset Management Ltd (ASX: PTM) share price is down 1.6% after revealing its funds under management (FUM) for June 2019.

The share price of Alliance Aviation Services Ltd (ASX: AQZ) increased by 2.75% with it announcing that it’s buying more aircraft for its fleet.

Gold miner Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN) saw its share price fall 2.3% after providing some preliminary FY19 operating results and FY20 guidance.

The Pioneer Credit Ltd (ASX: PNC) share price is up 2.6% as it revealed its PDP liquidations for FY19.

Finally, the share price of Premier Investments Limited (ASX: PMV) was one of today’s as it gained 5.3%.

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