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Aust shares close higher

Reported by AAP
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
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The Australian share market has closed higher, following news China's inflation fell to 1.6 per cent in September.

At the close on Wednesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 38.2 points, or 0.73 per cent, higher at 5,245.6, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 34.0 points, or 0.65 per cent, at 5,238.0, according to preliminary figures.

On the ASX 24, the December share price index futures contract was 50 points higher at 5,229, with 31,309 contracts traded.

22/10/2014 03:44Sydney, Australia. 22 October,2014