Aussie shares close higher

The Australian share market has closed higher, with the big banks driving the broader market to its best one-day gain in a month.

At the close on Friday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 64.1 points, or 1.12 per cent, higher at 5,777.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 60.3 points, or 1.06 per cent, at 5,774.9, according to preliminary figures.

On the ASX 24, the June share price index futures contract was 39 points higher at 5,376, with 24,497 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.76440.000.00%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.49980.000.00%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.70080.000.00%
    AUDEUR=X