Aussie shares close higher

The share market has closed higher as investors returned to high-growth stocks after better than expected financial results from the US technology sector.

At the close on Wednesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 32.1 points, or 0.6 per cent, at 5,420.3 while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 32.3 points, or 0.6 per cent, at 5,412.6.

On the ASX 24, the June share price index futures contract was 35 points higher at 5,412, with 24,261 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.9335-0.0034-0.36%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5558-0.002-0.35%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6753-0.0028-0.42%
    AUDEUR=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg