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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Thursday: 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 Thursday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.55% to 6,718.50
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.52% to 6,826.50
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,496.50 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$63.72 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Brickworks Limited (ASX: BKW) share price which rose by 6.2% after reporting its FY19 result.

This seems to have helped the Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Co. Ltd (ASX: SOL) share price which also rose by 2.1% after handing in its FY19 report.

But large Soul Patts holding New Hope Corporation Limited (ASX: NHC) suffered a 4.4% share price fall today, making it the worst performer in the ASX 200.

A falling oil price caused the Beach Energy Limited (ASX: BPT) share price to drop by 3.3% today.

The ELMO Software Ltd (ASX: ELO) share price fell 5% after the tech company completed its capital raising.

Livetiles Ltd (ASX: LVT) was another small cap to come back to trading after a capital raising, causing the share price to drop 5%.

The painful volatility continues for iSignthis Ltd (ASX: ISX), its share price fell another 10.7% today, although it was down much further in the morning.

Finally, the share price of Splitit Ltd (ASX: SPT) fell 1% after announcing that the CEO would transition out of the role.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

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Returns as of 6th October 2020

Tristan Harrison owns shares of Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited. The Motley Fool Australia's parent company Motley Fool Holdings Inc. recommends Elmo Software. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Elmo Software and Washington H. Soul Pattinson and Company Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Brickworks and LIVETILES FPO. 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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