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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Thursday: 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 Thursday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.29% to 6,501.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.31% to 6,593.00
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,501.71 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$60.08 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Pro Medicus Limited (ASX: PME) share price which rose a healthy 16% in response to its released FY19 report.

Another share price to do very well from its report was the Vocus Group Ltd (ASX: VOC) share price which climbed 9.6%.

At the red end of the ASX, the Idp Education Ltd (ASX: IEL) share price fell 10.4% as investors learned of the FY19 numbers reported by the company.

The Webjet Limited (ASX: WEB) share price dropped a painful 8.3% thanks to the FY19 result today.

Investors binned the Bingo Industries Ltd (ASX: BIN) share price which fell 6.3%, its FY19 report clearly didn’t impress.

But the Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT) share price flew 7.5% higher with investors pleased by the travel business’ FY19 result.

The share price of Qantas Airways Limited (ASX: QAN) rose 1.4% as it announced another share buy-back as part of its results release.

Finally, the Zip Co Ltd (ASX: Z1P) share price ended the day 4.2% lower despite revealing another set of high growth numbers.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

Another day of fairly strong share price reactions in both directions. Now that the dust has settled, these top ASX shares could be the best ones to buy.

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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 and recommends Pro Medicus Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. owns shares of ZIPCOLTD FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Flight Centre Travel Group Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Pro Medicus Ltd. and Webjet Ltd. 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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