Australian share market opens lower

The Australian share market has opened sharply lower after another tumultuous trading session in the UK, Europe and the US following Britain's vote to leave the European Union.

At 1010 AEST on Tuesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 65.2 points, or 1.27 per cent, at 5,072.0 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index was down 69.3 points, or 1.21 per cent, at 5,152.9.

On the ASX 24, the share price futures index contract was down 51 points at 5,017, with 16,164 contracts traded.

Market Data

  • Currencies
    Currencies
    NamePriceChange% Chg
    0.7560-0.0055-0.72%
    AUDUSD=X
    0.5759-0.0014-0.24%
    AUDGBP=X
    0.6761+0.0014+0.21%
    AUDEUR=X