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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 0.97% to 6,467.40
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 1.00% to 6,550.50
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,507.96 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$59.32 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Smartgroup Corporation Ltd (ASX: SIQ) share price which rose by 21% after last week’s result.

Another business to see its share price perform well today belonged to Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT), it climbed 11.4% thanks to its released report. 

The Lendlease Group (ASX: LLC) share price went up almost 11% with investors pleased by what they read in the FY19 report.

The share price of Netwealth Group Ltd (ASX: NWL) rose by 3.6% after revealing its FY19 report to investors.

It was a painful day for the shareholders of BlueScope Steel Limited (ASX: BSL), its report sent the share price down by over 8%.

The share price of NIB Holdings Limited (ASX: NHF) fell 6.3% after reporting its result but warning of likely lower profit margins in FY20.

The Altium Limited (ASX: ALU) share price rose 5% in anticipation of the release of the FY19 result.

Finally, the share price of gold miner Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR) fell over 5% after reporting.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

It will be very interesting to see the market’s reaction tomorrow to Altium’s result. I think Altium, along with these top ASX shares could be worth a place in a quality portfolio.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison owns shares of Altium. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Altium and Netwealth. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended NIB Holdings 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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