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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Friday: 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 Friday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.33% to 6,523.10
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.32% to 6,614.30
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,494.96 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$60.27 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Mayne Pharma Group Ltd (ASX: MYX) share price, it climbed 10.5% in reaction to the release of the full year result today.

The share price of Viva Energy Reit Ltd (ASX: VVR) went up 4.8% today after the release of its result yesterday.

The Sims Metal Management Ltd (ASX: SGM) share price was another top performer thanks to its FY19 result.

Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) suffered a share price fall of 7.2% today, making it one of the worst declines in the ASX 200.

The South32 Ltd (ASX: S32) share price dropped by 6.5% today after reporting its result yesterday.

The share price of BWX Ltd (ASX: BWX) jumped almost 29% with investors pleased by what the natural beauty company announced in its result.

Big four ASX bank National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX: NAB) is the target of ASIC, which sent its share price lower by 0.2%.

Finally, the Bravura Solutions Ltd (ASX: BVS) share price fell around 2% in reaction to its result and acquisition.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

Reporting season has thrown up a large share price reactions, like the one with BWX today. These top ASX shares could be the next best ones to own.

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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 and has recommended Bravura Solutions Ltd and BWX Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of National Australia Bank 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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