Aust shares close higher

Reported by AAP
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
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The Australian share market has closed higher, with investors unfazed by the election of the anti-austerity Syriza party in Greece.

At the close on Tuesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 45.4 points, or 0.83 per cent, higher at 5,547.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 43.3 points, or 0.79 per cent, at 5,511.5, according to preliminary figures.

On the ASX 24, the March share price index futures contract was 51 points higher at 5,497, with 27,739 contracts traded.

31/01/2015 10:15Sydney, Australia. 31 January,2015