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The Australian share market has opened lower.

At 1010 AEST on Thursday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 40.9 points, or 0.72 per cent, at 5,633.1, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 36.8 points, or 0.65 per cent, at 5,622.7.

On the ASX 24, the September share price index futures contract was down 41 points at 5,571, with 7,716 contracts traded.