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Aust shares open slightly higher


The Australian share market has opened a little higher following Wall Street's lacklustre and mixed performance during the US session.

At 1015 AEDT on Tuesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up seven points, or 0.11 per cent, at 6137.4, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 6.6 points, or also 0.11 per cent, at 6,243.1 points.

In futures trading, the SPI200 futures contract was up 12 points, or 0.20 per cent, at 6,093 points.