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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 0.55% to 6.735.10
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.48% to 6,838.10
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,464.46 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$62.71 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Nearmap Ltd (ASX: NEA) share price which went up 15% after holding its AGM and giving an update.

The Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT) share price has gone up 8% after the buy now, pay later company gave a business update yesterday.

Nanosonics Ltd (ASX: NAN) saw its share price rise by 6% today, hitting an all-time high.

It was a bad day for the G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM) share price which fell 17.8% today after providing a trading update and announcing the sale of some centres.

The BHP Group Ltd (ASX: BHP) share price rose 0.05% after announcing who the new CEO will be.

The share price of Emeco Holdings Limited (ASX: EHL) rose 10.2% today after giving a market update to investors.

Car dealership company AP Eagers Ltd (ASX: APE) experienced an 8% share price fall after giving a trading update of tough conditions.

Finally, the share price of Helloworld Travel Ltd (ASX: HLO) rose 1.4% after holding its AGM.

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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 AFTERPAY T FPO and Helloworld Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Nanosonics Limited and Nearmap Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Helloworld Limited. 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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