Aust stocks slightly lower at noon

Local bourse tracks downwards following release of ABS unemployment statistics.

The Australian stock market has slipped in midday trade following the release of Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) data which saw full-time jobs contract in October.

At 1205 AEDT the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index fell 0.2% to 5422.9 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index edged down 0.16% to 5417.4 points.

Financials were mixed, with the big four mostly lower.


{{ twilioFailed ? 'SMS Code Failed to Send…' : '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

We cannot send you a code via SMS to {{user.DayPhone}}

If you didn't receive SMS code please

SMS code cannot be sent due to: {{ twilioStatus }}

Please select one of the options below:

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

The email address you entered is registered with InvestSMART.

Please login or select "Don't know password"

Please untick this box when using a public or shared device

Register as a new member

(using a different email)

Related Articles