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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 0.25% to 7,162.50
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) higher 0.25% to 7,255.20
  • AUD/USD at US 67 cents
  • Gold at US$1,609.36 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$59.27 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was Southern Cross Media Group Ltd (ASX: SXL) its share price rose around 12% after reporting its half-year result.

Another strong performer today was fund manager Perpetual Limited (ASX: PPT), its share price rose almost 11% after revealing its report.

Salary packaging business Smartgroup Corporation Ltd (ASX: SIQ) saw its share price jump 9.5% after reporting after the market had closed yesterday.

The share price of Coca-Cola Amatil Ltd (ASX: CCL) bubbled today, it rose around 8.5% after releasing its result.

Commodity company Iluka Resources Limited (ASX: ILU) saw its share price jump 7.1% after announcing its result to the market.

Logistics software business WiseTech Global Ltd (ASX: WTC) saw its share price fall another 11.7% today after yesterday’s crunching reaction to the report.

Property portal company Domain Holdings Australia Ltd (ASX: DHG) suffered a share price drop of 6.3% due to the release of its result.

Finally, the share price of City Chic Collective Ltd (ASX: CCX) climbed almost 11% after the retailer revealed a promising result.

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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 WiseTech Global. 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.