Aussie shares close higher

The Australian share market has closed higher, finishing with gains in four of the past five sessions.

At the close on Friday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 29.7 points, or 0.52 per cent, higher at 5,699.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 28.6 points, or 0.51 per cent, at 5,681.7.

On the ASX 24, the September share price index futures contract was 37 points higher at 5,652, with 21,039 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7353+0.0076+1.04%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.4715+0.0046+0.99%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6718+0.0075+1.13%
    AUDEUR=X