Aust shares open higher

The share market has opened higher, driven by the mining and energy sectors.

At 1020 AEST on Friday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 24.1 points, or 0.43 per cent, at 5,686.4, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 24.1 points, or 0.43 per cent, at 5,687.7.

On the ASX 24, the March share price index futures contract was 29 points higher at 5,695 with 5,533 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7822-0.0071-0.90%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5054+0.0014+0.27%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.7100-0.0009-0.13%
    AUDEUR=X