Aust stocks close lower

Investors take profits after yesterday's strong rise, while gold stocks lift on worries about Iraq.

The Australian sharemarket has closed lower today as investors took profits after yesterday's strong gains on the back of dovish tones from the US Federal Reserve.

At the 4.15pm (AEST) official market close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 48.7 points, or 0.89%, to 5,419.5 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index shed 44.8 points, or 0.82%, to 5,401.6 points. 

{{content.question}}

SMS Code Sent…

Hi {{ user.FirstName }}

Looks like you've already taken a free trial

Please enter your payment details

We have sent you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

please enter this code below to activate your membership

If you didn't receive SMS code please

Looks you are already a member. Please enter your password to proceed

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device


Verify your mobile number to unlock a FREE trial

Please sign up for full access

Updating information

Please wait ...

  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Related Articles