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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Wednesday: 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 Wednesday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 1.10% to 7,144.00
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 1.09% to 7,258.90
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,552.88 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$64.32 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was Polynovo Ltd (ASX: PNV), its share price climbed 10.4%.

Another business that continues to climb is Fortescue Metals Group Limited (ASX: FMG), its share price jumped 5.4%.

A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) is seeing a resurgence, its share price has climbed another 5.3% today.  

The share price of AP Eagers Ltd (ASX: APE) was at the bottom of the ASX 200 performance table, it fell by 5.5% today.

Oil business Santos Ltd (ASX: STO) reported its fourth quarter activities report today, which sent the share price up 1.1%.

LIC Bki Investment Co Ltd (ASX: BKI) announced its December 2019 report today with a flat dividend, which helped the share price climb 1.5%.

The share price of Cimic Group Ltd (ASX: CIM) rose over 2% after announcing yet another contract win.

Finally, the RPMGlobal Holdings Ltd (ASX: RUL) share price jumped 15.5% today after giving the latest update.

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Motley Fool contributor Tristan Harrison has no position in any of the stocks mentioned. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of A2 Milk. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended RungePincockMinarco 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.