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ALL ORDINARIES finishes lower Friday: 8 ASX shares you missed

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Australia’s S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO)(ASX: XJO) and ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) indices finished lower on Friday.

Here’s a short recap of the Australian market:

  • S&P/ASX 200 (Index: ^AXJO) (ASX: XJO) lower 0.33% to 7,139.00
  • ALL ORDINARIES (Index: ^AXAO) (ASX: XAO) lower 0.34% to 7,230.40
  • AUD/USD at US 66 cents
  • Gold at US$1,630.84 an ounce
  • Brent Oil at US$58.71 a barrel

One of the best-performing ASX 200 shares today was NRW Holdings Limited (ASX: NWH), its share price rose 7%.

Boral Limited (ASX: BLD) reported its result yesterday and its share price increased by 5.4% today.

Coal miner New Hope Corporation Limited (ASX: NHC) suffered a share price drop of 14.25% after one of its oldest shareholders decided to dump shares.

Lithium miner Orocobre Limited (ASX: ORE) reported its result today and its share price increased by 4.2%.

Pharmaceutical company Mayne Pharma Group Ltd (ASX: MYX) was another to release its report, its share price fell 6.25% in reaction.

Resources business Sandfire Resources Ltd (ASX: SFR) released its result yesterday, its share price fell 6.3% today.

The share price of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp Ltd (ASX: FPH) went up 2.8% after updating its revenue and earnings guidance.

Finally, the share price of Bell Financial Group Ltd (ASX: BFG) rose by 5% after reporting its result.

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