Aust shares close higher

Reported by AAP
Thursday, February 4, 2016
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The Australian share market has closed two per cent higher, with big gains by the miners and energy players boosting sentiment across the bourse.

At the close on Thursday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 103.6 points, or 2.12 per cent, higher at 4,980.4, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 98.5 points, or two per cent, at 5,029.3.

On the ASX 24, the March share price index futures contract was 108 points higher at 4,933, with 39,402 contracts traded.

14/02/2016 16:51Sydney, Australia. 14 February,2016