Australia’s share market, or the All Ordinaries Index (INDEXASX: XAO)(ASX: XAO), is currently up 0.20% at lunch.
The country’s largest miners are driving the index higher with the BHP Billiton Limited (ASX: BHP) share price up nearly 1% and Rio Tinto Limited (ASX: RIO) also up nearly 1%.
The share price of shopping centre business Vicinity Centres Re Ltd (ASX: VCX) is down 1.5% after it announced it is selling 11 ‘regional and neighbourhood’ shopping centres for $631 million to Shopping Cntrs Austrls Prprty Gp Re Ltd (ASX: SCP).
Gold miners are among the biggest risers today with St Barbara Ltd (ASX: SBM) up by 6% and Evolution Mining Ltd (ASX: EVN) up by 3.6%.
Renewable energy generation business Infigen Energy Ltd (ASX: IFN) recovered from its price fall yesterday, it has risen 4.5%.
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