Aust shares open higher

The Australian share market has opened higher in the wake of a record high close on Wall Street overnight.

At 1026 AEDT on Tuesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 40.9 points, or 0.76 per cent, at 5,441.3, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 38.9 points, or 0.71 per cent, at 5,496.9.

The December share price futures index contract was up 46 points at 5,443, with 11,263 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7447-0.0007-0.09%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5924-0.0004-0.07%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.7059+0.0036+0.51%
    AUDEUR=X