Aust shares close higher

Reported by AAP
Friday, August 28, 2015
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The Australian share market has closed higher, its fourth straight session of gains after the heavy losses of a week ago.

At the close on Friday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 30.3 points, or 0.58 per cent, higher at 5,263.6, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 32.1 points, or 0.61 per cent, at 5,274.7.

On the ASX 24, the September share price index futures contract was 51 points higher at 5,236, with 36,616 contracts traded.

31/08/2015 20:49Sydney, Australia. 31 August,2015