Aust share market closes lower

The Australian share market has closed lower, weighed down by ANZ and Westpac going ex-dividend and heavy falls from the resource sector.

At 1615 AEST on Monday, the S&P ASX/200 index was down 25 points, or 0.47 per cent, at 5,345.7, and the All Ordinaries was down 26.3 points, or 0.48 per cent, at 5,420.3 points.

The December share price index futures contract was down nine points at 5,348, with 38,072 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7453+0.0037+0.49%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5860-0.0028-0.48%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.7000+0.0045+0.65%
    AUDEUR=X