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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower 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 lower on Wednesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 1.53% to 6,639.90
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 1.45% to 6,753.30
  • AUD/USD at US 67 cents
  • Gold at US$1,476.34 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$59.37 a barrel

The best-performing ASX 200 share today was the Mayne Pharma Group Ltd (ASX: MYX) share price which rose by around 19% after a US agreement.

It was quite a painful day for lithium miners. The share price of Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) fell by 5.1% and the share price of Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) dropped 4.8%.

The worst performer on today’s share market day was the Hub24 Ltd (ASX: HUB) share price which fell 7%.

The share price of Decmil Group Limited (ASX: DCG) bucked the trend by rising 3.5% after the Mordialloc Freeway contract award.

High-flyer iSignthis Ltd (ASX: ISX) went into a suspension today, meaning its share price was unmoved.

The Bega Cheese Ltd (ASX: BGA) share price ended the day down 5%, making it one of the ASX’s most sour performers.

Finally, the share price of National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX: NAB) dropped 2.3% after revealing more royal commission remediation.

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. owns shares of Hub24 Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of National Australia Bank Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Hub24 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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