Investors stunned by Aussie market recovery

  

The Australian share market has closed higher with strong gains from retailers and the banks overwhelming losses from the energy sector.

At 1615 AEST on Tuesday, the S&P ASX/200 index was up 29 points, or 0.52 per cent, at 5,591.1, and the All Ordinaries was up 27.2 points, or 0.48 per cent, at 5,640 points.

The March share price index futures contract was up 28 points, or 0.51 per cent, at 5,556, with 29,321 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7571+0.0017+0.23%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.6081-0.0028-0.46%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.7051-0.0015-0.21%
    AUDEUR=X