Aust stocks close slightly lower

Local market slips after yesterday's window dressing as investors focus on year ahead.

The Australian sharemarket has closed lower on the first day of the new financial year in choppy trade as investors get their strategy for the year ahead in order.

At the 4.15pm (AEST) official market close, the S&P/ASX200 index fell 19.8 points, or 0.37%, to 5,375.9 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index shed 15.5 points, or 0.29%, to 5,366.5 points.


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