ALL ORDINARIES Index Down, CSL (ASX:CSL) Shares Fall

Australia’s share market, or the All Ordinaries Index (INDEXASX: XAO)(ASX: XAO), is currently down 0.72% at lunch.

The Australian market is down again today, with blue chip CSL Limited (ASX: CSL) down 1.3%. Macquarie Group Ltd (ASX: MQG) is also among the heavier blue chip falls, it is down 1.26%.

Shares of Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT) are down 8.7% after the company gave a trading update at its annual general meeting (AGM).

The share price of Hub24 Ltd (ASX: HUB) is up 1% after the fintech gave a trading update where it reported record growth in the first quarter of FY19.

Gold miners are the shares showing the largest gains in the ASX 200 at lunch. The share price of Resolute Mining Limited (ASX: RSG) is up 2.67% and St Barbara Ltd (ASX: SBM) is up 2.4%.

Childcare business G8 Education Ltd (ASX: GEM) has seen its share price fall 1.8% after reaching agreements with its debt facilities.

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