Aust shares open slightly higher

The Australian share market is slightly higher following strong gains on Wall Street overnight.

At 1012 AEST on Thursday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 5.3 points, or 0.09 per cent, at 5,730.6, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 6.2 points, or 0.11 per cent, at 5,730.4.

On the ASX 24, the March share price index futures contract had gained four points to 5,744 with 6,659 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7120-0.004-0.55%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.4638-0.001-0.22%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6339-0.0068-1.06%
    AUDEUR=X