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Aussie stocks opened weaker after US stocks fell for a third straight session on disappointing earnings from Caterpillar and American Express.
At the 10.15am (AEST) official market open, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 slipped 12.9 points, or 0.23 per cent, to 5577.4 points, while the broader All Ordinaries fell 13 points, or 0.23 per cent, to 5568.3 points. 217 more words
Aussie stocks closed the session almost half a per cent lower, just above its intraday low, as weakness in the major miners weighed.
At the close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 24.3 points, or 0.43 per cent, lower at 5590.3 points, while the broader All Ordinaries slipped 22.2 points, or 0.4 per cent, to 5581.3 points. 116 more words