Aust shares open lower

The Australian share market is weaker, following a sluggish lead from the US.

At 1010 AEST on Wednesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 10.9 points, or 0.19 per cent, at 5,604.6, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 9.9 points, or 0.18 per cent, at 5,609.5.

On the ASX 24, the March share price index futures contract was down 16 points at 5,604 with 7,855 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7825-0.0069-0.87%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5052+0.0011+0.22%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.7103-0.0006-0.09%
    AUDEUR=X