Aust shares open more than 1% down

The Australian share market has opened more than one per cent lower.

At 1010 AEDT on Wednesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 60.6 points, or 1.12 per cent, at 4,919.0, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 56.6 points, or also 1.12 per cent, at 4,982.5.

On the ASX 24, the share price futures index was down 57 points at 4,890, with 9,290 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7614-0.0028-0.37%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5870+0.0028+0.48%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6775-0.0042-0.62%
    AUDEUR=X