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Australian share market opens lower


The Australian share market has opened lower, dragged down by the big miners, and the energy stocks.

At 1015 AEDT on Tuesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 27.4 points, or 0,45 per cent, at 6,048.0, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 27.1 points, or 0.44 per cent, at 6,160.5 points.

In futures trading, the SPI200 futures contract was down 19 points, or 0.32 per cent, at 5,991 points.