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Aust shares close higher

Reported by AAP
Tuesday, November 4, 2014
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The share market has closed higher as gains by miners and retailers more than offset falls by the big four banks.

At the close on Tuesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 13 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 5,519.9, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 13.2 points, or 0.24 per cent, at 5,498.2, according to preliminary figures.

On the ASX 24, the December share price index futures contract was 12 points higher at 5,505, with 20,450 contracts traded.

24/11/2014 05:39Sydney, Australia. 24 November,2014