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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher 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 higher on Friday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.68% to 6,739.20
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.65% to 6,841.00
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,502.88 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$61.32 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the ResMed Inc (ASX: RMD) share price which rose 10.8% in response to its September 2019 quarter result.

The Resolute Mining Ltd (ASX: RSG) share price was another strong performer, it rose 9.2% after giving a Syama update.

The share price of Carsales.Com Ltd (ASX: CAR) rose by 5.3% after the online classifieds business gave its AGM presentation.

It was a painful day for shareholders of Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd (ASX: CWY), the waste company’s share price fell 13.6% after warning profit in the first half of FY20 was likely to be the same as the profit in the first half of FY19.

The GWA Group Ltd (ASX: GWA) share price dropped 3.9% because of what was in its AGM presentation to shareholders.

WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) saw its share price drop another 1% after this week’s events with the short seller attack.

The share price of Serko Ltd (ASX: SKO) was one of the ASX’s best performers, it went up by 43.6%.

Finally, the share price of Qantas Airways Limited (ASX: QAN) fell 0.5% after holding its AGM.

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 Serko Ltd and WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended carsales.com Limited, ResMed Inc., and Serko 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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