Aussie shares close higher

The Australian share market has closed almost 1.5 per cent higher, following on from its one per cent gain on Wednesday.

At the close on Thursday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 84.1 points, or 1.52 per cent, higher at 5,599.8, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 81.9 points, or 1.49 per cent, at 5,587.9, according to preliminary figures.

On the ASX 24, the September share price index futures contract was 72 points higher at 5,551, with 31,991 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.75170.000.00%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.48280.000.00%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.67640.000.00%
    AUDEUR=X