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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Wednesday: 8 ASX shares you missed

Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished higher on Wednesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.36% to 6,638.00
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.36% to 6,752.20
  • AUD/USD at US 69 cents
  • Gold at US$1,493.04 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$62.77 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the New Hope Corporation Limited (ASX: NHC) share price which rose 8.6% after its court case win yesterday.

Growth shares had a pretty rough day, the worst performer in the ASX 200 was the Pro Medicus Ltd (ASX: PME) share price which declined by 8.3%.

The Appen Ltd (ASX: APX) share price was another to suffer, it fell by 5.2%.

The share price of IT wholesaler Dicker Data Ltd (ASX: DDR) rose 2.7% after giving an investor presentation.

Listed investment company Australian Foundation Investment Co.Ltd. (ASX: AFI) revealed its monthly NTA update today, which sent the share price higher by 0.2%.

The Syrah Resources Ltd (ASX: SYR) share price recovered almost 14% today after yesterday’s plunge due to reducing its output.

Investors seem to be taking profit on iSignthis Ltd (ASX: ISX), the fintech’s share price dropped 14.3% today.

Finally, the share price of rare earth miner Lynas Corporation Ltd (ASX: LYC) rose another 6.6% today.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

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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. recommends Pro Medicus Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Dicker Data Limited and Pro Medicus Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of Appen 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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