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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 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 Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.02% to 6,740.20
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.02% to 6,842.60
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,503.88 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$61.92 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) share price which rose by almost 10%.

Indeed, it was a strong day for all of the major lithium miners. The share price of Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) went up by 5.2% today.

It wasn’t such a good day for Sims Metal Management Ltd (ASX: SGM), its share price fell 7.4% after giving a profit warning for the first half of FY20.

The sell-off continued for the share price of Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd (ASX: CWY), it fell another 4% today.

The share price of Eclipx Group Ltd (ASX: ECX) rose by 1% despite the announcement of write-offs.

The Rural Funds Group (ASX: RFF) share price increased by 2.25% with the real estate investment trust (REIT) announcing some asset transactions.

Oil and gas giant Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) announced its quarterly activities report today, this sent the share price up 2.1%.

Finally, the share price of Virgin Australia Holdings Ltd (ASX: VAH) fell 1.9% after announcing the launch of an ASX-listed notes offer.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

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