Investors stunned by Aussie market recovery

  

The Australian share market has closed slightly higher, dipping sharply after figures showed an economic slowdown, but picking up further into the session.

At the close on Wednesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 5.1 points, or 0.1 per cent, higher at 5,101.5, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 2.3 points, or 0.04 per cent, at 5,119.4.

On the ASX 24, the September share price index futures contract was one point higher at 5,058, with 50,866 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7035+0.002+0.29%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.4595+0.0011+0.25%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6261+0.0059+0.96%
    AUDEUR=X