Aust shares close lower

The share market has taken its biggest fall in four weeks due to worries about US corporate earnings and renewed concern about tensions in Ukraine.

At the close on Monday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 69.7 points, or 1.28 per cent, at 5,358.9, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 69.9 points, or 1.29 per cent, at 5,353.6.

On the ASX 24, the June share price index futures contract was 78 points lower at 5,342, with 34,085 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.9364+0.0006+0.06%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5599+0.0003+0.05%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.67770.000.00%
    AUDEUR=X
  • Commodities
    Commodities
    NamePriceChange% Chg