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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Friday: 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 Friday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.52% to 6,649.70
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.49% to 6,758.40
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,492.19 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$59.62 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Bravura Solutions Ltd (ASX: BVS) share price which rose 7.5%.

The Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) share price dropped another 7.5% today as investors learned of an RBA review into the sector.

The share price of Smartgroup Corporation Ltd (ASX: SIQ) dropped 6.6%, making it one of the worst fallers in the ASX 200.

The IOOF Holdings Limited (ASX: IFL) share price gained 3.4% today after giving an update about Federal Court proceedings.

Southern Cross Media Group Ltd (ASX: SXL) saw its share price grow 3.1% after announcing an acquisition to the market.

The share price of Tassal Group Limited (ASX: TGR) rose almost 3% after the fish company was approved for its prawn expansion plans.

The Seven West Media Ltd (ASX: SWM) share price increased by 2.6% due to its announced takeover.

Finally, the share price of Challenger Ltd (ASX: CGF) climbed another 2.9% today after a solid week of growth.

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 AFTERPAY T FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Bravura Solutions Ltd and Challenger 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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