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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Monday: 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 Monday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 1.63% to 6.849.70
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 1.57% to 6,952.30
  • AUD/USD at US 69 cents
  • Gold at US$1,475.14 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$64.60 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was the Saracen Mineral Holdings Limited (ASX: SAR) share price which climbed 8.2%.

Brexit has boosted the share price of Virgin Money UK Plc (ASX: VUK) by a further 8.1% today.

The share price of Perenti Global Ltd (ASX: PRN) dropped by 18.7% after giving a guidance update to the market.

The Nearmap Ltd (ASX: NEA) share price was one of today’s top performers after last week’s acquisition.

A takeover offer sent the share price of National Veterinary Care Ltd (ASX: NVL) higher by 52.5%.

The share price of Smartgroup Corporation Ltd (ASX: SIQ) dropped 14.7% after giving a negative about regarding its sales of insurance products.

The Northern Star Resources Ltd (ASX: NST) share price was unmoved today after going into a trading halt.

Finally, the share price of Wagners Holding Company Ltd (ASX: WGN) despite securing a contract for the Brisbane Cross River Rail project.

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Returns as of 6th October 2020

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 NATVETCARE FPO. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Nearmap Ltd. 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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