Aust shares edge higher

The share market has closed slightly higher as weakness among the banks and resources companies almost offset gains in other sectors.

At 1615 AEDT on Wednesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 5.8 points, or 0.12 per cent, at 5,010.3, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 5.3 points, or 0.1 per cent, at 5,081.5.

On the ASX 24, the share price futures index was down two points at 4,991, with 27,837 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7636+0.0017+0.23%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5885+0.0003+0.05%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6784-0.0012-0.18%
    AUDEUR=X