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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Wednesday: 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 lower on Wednesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 1.58% to 6.606.50
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 1.53% to 6,714.40
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,478.75 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$61.24 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the oOh!Media Ltd (ASX: OML) share price which climbed almost 24% after upgrading its FY19 earnings guidance.

Gold miners were some of today’s strongest performers after another negative day in the share market. The Gold Road Resources Ltd (ASX: GOR) share price went up almost 8%.

The Metcash Limited (ASX: MTS) share price dropped 4.8% after announcing an impairment yesterday.

One of today’s biggest declines belonged to Afterpay Touch Group Ltd (ASX: APT), the share price of the buy now, pay later provider dropped 4.6%.

Rio Tinto Limited (ASX: RIO) announced a large $1.5 billion investment into its US copper mine to extend its life, the share price fell 2% today.

The Adairs Ltd (ASX: ADH) share price rose almost 22% after the home furnishings business announced that it was making an acquisition.

TPG Telecom Ltd (ASX: TPM) held its AGM today, the share price was up in early trading but finished down by 0.9%.

Finally, the share price of CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) declined by only 0.3% after the healthcare business held a research and development investor briefing.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

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