Aust shares open higher

The share market has opened higher following positive leads from Wall Street and amid a flurry of local company profit reports.

At 1015 AEDT on Thursday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 22 points, or 0.38 per cent per cent, at 5,831.1, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 19.9 points, or 0.34 per cent, at 5,879.

The ASX 24 the share price futures index contract was up 14 points at 5,773, with 8,639 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7674+0.0026+0.34%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.6230+0.0051+0.83%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.7263+0.003+0.41%
    AUDEUR=X