Aust share market closes lower

The Australia share market has closed lower amid mixed company earnings reports and a firmer expectation that the US central bank will lift its interest rate this year.

At 1615 AEST on Monday, the S&P ASX/200 index was down 11.6 points, or 0.21 per cent, at 5,515.1 points, and the All Ordinaries was down 13.1 points, or 0.23 per cent, at 5, 612.3 points.

The September share price index futures contract was down 15 points at 5,481points, with 21,238 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7624+0.0008+0.10%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.57680.000.00%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6745+0.0009+0.13%
    AUDEUR=X