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ALL ORDINARIES finishes higher Friday: 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 Friday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) higher 0.10% to 7,014.70
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.13% to 7,117.60
  • AUD/USD at US 67 cents
  • Gold at US$1,572.22 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$59.45 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was Link Administration Holdings Ltd (ASX: LNK), its share price rose 9% after announcing an acquisition.

Another of today’s top performers was the share price of GUD Holdings Limited (ASX: GUD) after reporting its half-year result – it went up by 7%.

Shipbuilder Austal Limited (ASX: ASB) was another of the best performers as its share price rose by around 5%.

Listed investment company (LIC) WAM Leaders Ltd (ASX: WLE) reported its half-year result today and there was a large dividend increase, sending the share price higher by 2%.

The Bubs Australia Ltd (ASX: BUB) share price fell by 12.9% after the infant formula maker announced its second quarter numbers.

The share price of Bigtincan Holdings Ltd (ASX: BTH) shot 13% higher today after another contract win.

Pointsbet Holdings Ltd (ASX: PBH) saw its share price fall almost 4% despite releasing its second quarter which showed strong growth.

Finally, the share price of ResMed Inc (ASX: RMD) rose 3% after releasing its December 2019 quarter numbers.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

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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 BIGTINCAN FPO and Link Administration Holdings Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended BIGTINCAN FPO, BUBS AUST FPO, Link Administration Holdings Ltd, Pointsbet Holdings Ltd, and ResMed Inc. 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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