Aust shares close higher

Reported by AAP
Tuesday, November 17, 2015
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The Australian share market has closed more than two per cent higher as local gains transformed Monday's sea of red into fields of green.

At the close on Tuesday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 114.4 points, or 2.29 per cent, higher at 5,118.2, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 109.8 points, or 2.17 per cent, at 5,174.3.

On the ASX 24, the December share price index futures contract was 133 points higher at 5,127, with 41,580 contracts traded.

26/11/2015 10:43Sydney, Australia. 26 November,2015