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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Tuesday: 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 Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.50% to 6,724.60
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.46% to 6,812.50
  • AUD/USD at US 70 cents
  • Gold at US$1,417.56 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$63.61 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the share price of Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) which went up 4.9%.

The Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) share price increased by 4.3% today, in a strong day for the buy now, pay later sector. Indeed, the Splitit Ltd (ASX: SPT) share price increased by 15.5% after yesterday’s new agreement news.

The share price of OZ Minerals Limited (ASX: OZL) grew by 1.2% after releasing its June 2019 quarter report.

The Kogan.Com Ltd (ASX: KGN) share price has gone up 4.8% after giving a business update for the final quarter of FY19.

The share price SDI Limited (ASX: SDI) fell almost 3% due to its trading update for June 2019.

Healthcare business Somnomed Limited (ASX: SOM) saw its share price soar by 16% as it released its June 2019 update.

Finally, the share price of Regis Resources Limited (ASX: RRL) dropped 1.2% as the gold miner issued its quarterly activities report.

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. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Bellamy's Australia, Kogan.com ltd, and SDI Limited. 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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