ALL ORDINARIES Index Rises, ANZ Bank (ASX:ANZ) Shares Rise

Australia’s share market, or the All Ordinaries Index (INDEXASX: XAO)(ASX: XAO), is currently up 0.60% at lunch.

The Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ) share price is up 1.06% at lunch, with many of the ASX’s other blue chips also on the rise.

South32 Ltd (ASX: S32) in-particular is stealing the limelight with its share price up 6.57% so far today.

The share price of Bank of Queensland Limited (ASX: BOQ) is up 3.5% after reporting its FY18 result showing that cash profit was slightly down.

Shares of fast food franchisee business Collins Foods Ltd (ASX: CKF) are up 4.6% after it announced it would open 50 Taco Bell restaurants over the next few years.

The share price of SMSF accounting software company Class Ltd (ASX: CL1) is down 3.7% after the company reported much slower growth of the number of portfolios, in part due to the departure of more AMP Limited (ASX: AMP) SMSF accounts.

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