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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Tuesday: 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 Tuesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.81% to 6.959.50
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.78% to 7,075.00
  • AUD/USD at US 69 cents
  • Gold at US$1,539.11 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$64.25 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was lithium miner Pilbara Minerals Ltd (ASX: PLS), its share price rose over 10% today.

Fellow lithium miner Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) was also one of the strongest performers today, the share price jumped by 6.8%.

An announcement by EML Payments Ltd (ASX: EML) about an agreement with NSW Health saw the share price rise by 6.8%.

The share price of fund manager Pendal Group Ltd (ASX: PDL) dropped 5.5% after announcing its December 2019 funds under management (FUM).

It was also a tough day for horticultural giant Costa Group Holdings Ltd (ASX: CGC), its share price fell over 3%.

The Elders Ltd (ASX: ELD) share price was one of the best performers today, its share price climbed 7.8%.

A funding and regulatory update sent the share price of Splitit Ltd (ASX: SPT) higher by 8.4%.

Finally, the share price of iCar Asia Ltd (ASX: ICQ) was driven 12.3% higher after announcing record quarterly cash receipts.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

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