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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 8 ASX shares you missed

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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 0.06% to 6,673.50
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.07% to 6,782.00
  • AUD/USD at US 69 cents
  • Gold at US$1,506.42 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$66.25 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Bellamy’s Australia Ltd (ASX: BAL) share price which increased by 55% after receiving a large takeover bid from a Chinese suitor.

Another of today’s biggest gains belonged to the Blackmores Limited (ASX: BKL) share price which rose by 9.4%.

The attack on Saudi Arabia sent the oil price higher, which sent the share price of Oil Search Limited (ASX: OSH) up by 6.5% and the BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP) share price grew by over 3%.

At the red end of the ASX 200, the Qantas Airways Limited (ASX: QAN) share price fell 4.5% with the rising oil price.

A negative business update sent the share price of Sims Metal Management Ltd (ASX: SGM) lower by 13.3%.

The iSignthis Ltd (ASX: ISX) share price went up 11.3% today on some patent news.

Finally, the share price of FBR Ltd (ASX: FBR) went up over 1% after revealing a new agreement.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

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Returns as of 6th October 2020

Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Blackmores Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Bellamy's Australia. 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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