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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 1.16% to 6.683.00
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 1.15% to 6,791.30
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,476.37 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$62.93 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Resolute Mining Limited (ASX: RSG) share price which increased by 10.2% after announcing “excellent” drilling results in Senegal.

The Adelaide Brighton Ltd. (ASX: ABC) share price rose by 5.1% with investors becoming more confident about the construction industry.

Coal miner Whitehaven Coal Ltd (ASX: WHC) suffered a share price drop of 9.7% after downgrading its FY20 guidance.

The Bubs Australia Ltd (ASX: BUB) share price was unmoved today after going into a trading halt.

The share price of iSignthis Ltd (ASX: ISX) also didn’t change as it still remains in a trading halt, however it announced it’s taking the ASX to court.

Metcash Limited (ASX: MTS) announced its half-year result this morning, the share price fell 0.4% in response.

The Magellan Financial Group Ltd (ASX: MFG) share price increased by 3.3% as the fund manager announced another month of strong funds under management (FUM) growth.

Finally, the Propel Funeral Partners Ltd (ASX: PFP) share price rose by 0.6% after announcing an expansion and extension of its debt facilities.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

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