Aust stocks close lower

The share market has closed lower with most sectors in negative territory after the resignation of Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and the implications of the move for Europe spooked investors.

At 1615 AEDT on Monday, the S&P ASX/200 index was down 43.6 points, or 0.8 per cent, at 5,400.4 points, and the All Ordinaries was down 44.6 points, or 0.81 per cent, at 5,458 points.

The December share price index futures contract was down 48 points at 5,396 points, with 34,597 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7447-0.0007-0.09%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5924-0.0004-0.07%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.7059+0.0036+0.51%
    AUDEUR=X