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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 0.61% to 6.765.00
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.53% to 6,869.30
  • AUD/USD at US 69 cents
  • Gold at US$1,462.59 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$61.95 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Speedcast International Ltd (ASX: SDA) share price which rose by 12%.

It was an exciting day for some ASX tech investors. The Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) share price rose by almost 5% on the back of an upgrade.

An acquisition sent the Domain Holdings Australia Ltd (ASX: DHG) share price up by more than 5%.

After going ex-dividend the Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ) share price fell by just under 3%.

The share price of Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS) fell 3% before going into a trading halt and announcing there had been an incident at site that needed investigating.

The Bubs Australia Ltd (ASX: BUB) share price rose over 3% after announcing some positive Vietnamese news to investors.

At the bottom of the ASX 200 the share price of Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG) fell over 5%.

Finally, the share price of Elders Ltd (ASX: ELD) rose by 4.4% after releasing its FY19 result to investors.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

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