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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 1.05% to 7,049.20
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.96% to 7,148.70
  • AUD/USD at US 68 cents
  • Gold at US$1,554.49 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$56.35 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was Pinnacle Investment Management Group Ltd (ASX: PNI), its share price rose almost 11% after reporting.

However, infrastructure business Service Stream Limited (ASX: SSM) was another to report, but its share price fell 9.5%.

Supermarket giant Coles Group Limited (ASX: COL) gave a positive trading update this morning, sending the share price higher in the morning, but it finished down 0.4%.

Property business Mirvac Group (ASX: MGR) was another to report today, the rising property market wasn’t enough top stop the share price falling 3.2%.

DEXUS Property Group (ASX: DXS) also reported, the property giant’s share price was flat in response.

The share price of Biotron Limited (ASX: BIT) jumped 24.4% after the company said it would test its compounds against the coronavirus.

The Cimic Group Ltd (ASX: CIM) share price fell 3% today despite announcing more contract wins.

Finally, the share price of A2 Milk Company Ltd (ASX: A2M) rose by 4.8%, making it one of the top performers within the ASX 200.

Here are some of today’s top stories:    

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