All Ords came back a touch from the intraday highs to close -0.1%. Utilities +1.2% was the biggest gainer followed by Healthcare +1.1% and at the other end, Telecomms -1.6% and Consumer Discretionary -1%.
Over in Asia, China +0.3%, Hong Kong and Japan +0.1%, India currently flat.
All Ords chugged along sideways for the rest of the day closing at +0.6%, same as the am post. Sectors were also at the same level: Miners +1.8% and Materials +1.5% however one red materialized, REITS -0.4%.
Over in Asia, China -0.4%, Hong Kong +0.8%, Japan +0.5%, India currently +0.2%.