Aust shares close

The Australian share market has closed lower after Westpac's weaker-than-expected earnings result weighed on the banking sector.

At the close on Monday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 13.2 points, or 0.25 per cent lower at 5,239, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 7.6 points, or 0.14 per cent, at 5,308.4.

On the ASX 24, the December share price index futures contract was 12 points lower at 5,219, with 35,527 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7598+0.0094+1.25%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5746+0.0046+0.81%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6808+0.0034+0.50%
    AUDEUR=X