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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Friday: 8 ASX shares you missed

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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 0.10% to 6,670.00
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.10% to 6,779.70
  • AUD/USD at US 69 cents
  • Gold at US$1,510.72 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$59.70 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the New Hope Corporation Limited (ASX: NHC) share price, it rose 7.5% after getting the Court of Appeal decision it wanted.

CSR Limited (ASX: CSR) saw its share price rise 5.3% today on the release of its 30 September 2019 report.

Some of the leading growth shares on the ASX took a beating today. The Jumbo Interactive Ltd (ASX: JIN) share price fell by 8.4%, the Pro Medicus Limited (ASX: PME) share price decreased by 7.4% and the Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) share price dropped 5.8%.

The share price of investment bank Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX: MQG) rose 0.3% today after announcing its half year result which saw profit and the dividend higher than the prior corresponding period.

House prices are soaring in Sydney and Melbourne according to CoreLogic, which sent the share price of Domain Holdings Australia Ltd (ASX: DHG) up 1.3%.

Finally, the share price of National Veterinary Care Ltd (ASX: NVL) rose 0.4% after holding its AGM and giving a trading update.

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