Aust shares open higher

The Australian share market has opened higher, led by CSL, Macquarie Group, Wesfarmers and financial stocks.

At 1014 AEST on Friday, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index was up 24.6 points, or 0.46 per cent, at 5,412.7 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 23.7 points, or 0.44 per cent, at 5,475.7.

On the ASX 24, the share price futures index contract was up 26 points at 5,419 with 8,401 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.71850.000.00%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.49140.000.00%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.64640.000.00%
    AUDEUR=X