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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Thursday: 8 ASX shares you missed

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 0.28% to 6,691.80
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.24% to 6,794.40
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,492.98 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$60.86 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the retailer JB Hi-Fi Limited (ASX: JBH), its share price increased by 6.8% after reporting more growth in its first quarter.

The Star Entertainment Group Ltd (ASX: SGR) share price ended the day 5.5% after holding its AGM and giving a trading update.

Airline Qantas Airways Limited (ASX: QAN) experienced a share price fall of 3.7% after giving a disappointing trading update.

The Dicker Data Ltd (ASX: DDR) share price went up 4.2% with investors cheering the September 2019 revenue and profit release.

The share price of WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) dropped almost 6% today as investors consider what the right price is after the short attack.

Webjet Limited (ASX: WEB) saw its share price climb 3.5% after giving an investor presentation which included some expectations for FY20.

The AMP Limited (ASX: AMP) share price went up 1.5% despite the wealth business seeing substantial cash outflows during the September 2019 quarter.

Finally, the share price of Galaxy Resources Limited (ASX: GXY) fell 1.5% after giving its quarterly activities report for September 2019.

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 owns shares of and has recommended Dicker Data Limited. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Webjet 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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