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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 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 Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.48% to 6,825.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.47% to 6,911.40
  • AUD/USD at US 69 cents
  • Gold at US$1,414.84 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$63.10 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the share price of buy now, pay later company Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) which rose around 4% after announcing who would be doing its AUSTRAC audit.

However, at the bottom of the ASX 200 performance table was Credit Corp Group Limited (ASX: CCP) which reported its FY19 result and guided for more growth in FY20, yet the share price fell 6.2%.

The AFR made reference today to allegations regarding links between criminals and the junket operators Crown Resorts Ltd (ASX: CWN) uses to funnel gamblers to its casinos, sending the share price down 3.2%.

The share price of Bubs Australia Ltd (ASX: BUB) climbed almost 6% as the infant formula company revealed an impressive quarter.

Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC) suffered a share price fall of over 2% after the resource business announced its quarterly numbers.

The EML Payments Ltd (ASX: EML) share priced increased by 2.2% as it acquired the last 25% of PerfectCard.

The share price of Cash Converters International Ltd (ASX: CCV) fell another 6.7% after releasing some preliminary numbers for FY19.

Finally, the share price of National Veterinary Care Ltd (ASX: NVL) climbed over 7% after announcing another acquisition to the market.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

Reporting season is underway and the market didn’t enjoy what Credit Corp had to say. These top ASX shares could be ones to report well.

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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 NATVETCARE FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Crown Resorts Limited and Emerchants Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of AFTERPAY T FPO. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended BUBS AUST FPO. 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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