Australia Markets closed

Aust stocks open lower

The Australian share market has opened slightly lower following a flat night on US markets.

At 1010 AEDT on Thursday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 7.8 points, or 0.12 per cent, lower at 5,605.7, while the broader All Ordinaries index was 6.7 points, or 0.12 per cent, higher at 5,655.3.

The SPI200 share price futures index was down 13 points at 5,566, with 5,183 contracts traded.