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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 0.43% to 7,144.60
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.40% to 7,237.40
  • AUD/USD at US 67 cents
  • Gold at US$1,603.40 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$58.13 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was waste management business Cleanaway Waste Management Ltd (ASX: CWY) after reporting and guiding for more growth.

Another half-year result to send a share price flying higher was Webjet Limited’s (ASX: WEB), it jumped 10.8%.

Pizza giant Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd. (ASX: DMP) experienced a share price rise of 9.6% with the company reporting pleasing growth in its half-year result.

Hearing device business Cochlear Limited (ASX: COH) benefited from a broker upgrade, which sent its share price upwards by 11%.

It was a very tough day for WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC), the coronavirus-relate downgrade sent its share price downwards by 27.3% after reporting.

The EML Payments Ltd (ASX: EML) share price fell 13.5% today after the company reported its result to investors.

Gambling giant Tabcorp Holdings Limited (ASX: TAH) suffered a share price drop of 5.7% after the company reported this morning.

Casino giant Crown Resorts Ltd (ASX: CWN) was another to experience a coronavirus setback, its result sent its share price down by 0.3%.

Finally, after an initial rough start to the day, the share price of Corporate Travel Management Ltd (ASX: CTD) eventually ended up 0.1% after reporting its half-year result.

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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 Cochlear Ltd. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of and has recommended Corporate Travel Management Limited, Crown Resorts Limited, and Emerchants Limited. The Motley Fool Australia owns shares of WiseTech Global. The Motley Fool Australia has recommended Cochlear Ltd., Domino's Pizza Enterprises Limited, and Webjet 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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