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Aust shares higher in early trade – Yahoo Finance Australia

Shares have traded higher early on the Australian market despite US markets closing lower on rising unemployment.

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Shares have started slightly higher on the Australian market despite a negative lead from Wall Street due to worries on rising US unemployment.
The S&P/ASX200 benchmark index was higher by 9.8 points, or 0.16 per cent, at 6020.7 points after the first 30 minutes of trade on Friday.
The All Ordinaries index was 9.5 points, or 0.16 per cent higher, at 6132.5.
Telecommunications was the best performing sector, higher by 0.62 per cent, followed by materials, up 0.6 per cent.
The miners were …

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