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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) higher 0.01% to 6,673.10
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.01% to 6,778.20
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,489.87 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$58.84 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the gold miner Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX: GOR) which saw its share price rise by 14%.

Tech business WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) surged by 8.7% after giving its second defence to the short attack.

Another gold miner was one of the top three performers in the ASX 200, the Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR) share price increased by 5.2%.

The share price of Western Areas Ltd (ASX: WSA) rose 4.3% today in reaction to its quarterly activities report.

The share price of Redbubble Ltd (ASX: RBL) rocketed 21.6% higher today after an impressive quarterly update.

Kogan.Com Ltd (ASX: KGN) saw its share price climb 0.4% in reaction to its own quarterly numbers.

The Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) share price dropped 7.1%, making the lithium miner the worst performer in the ASX 200.

Finally, the Westpac Banking Corp (ASX: WBC) share price ended the day lower by 0.2% due to revealing more remediation costs.

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 WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Kogan.com ltd and REDBUBBLE 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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