Australia’s share market, or the All Ordinaries Index (INDEXASX: XAO)(ASX: XAO), is currently down 0.65% at lunch.

Many of Australia’s blue chips have fallen at lunch including Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ASX: ANZ) which is down 1.6%.

Energy businesses are showing red with Origin Energy Ltd (ASX: ORG) down 2.8% and Woodside Petroleum Limited (ASX: WPL) is down 2.3%.

The share price of Healthscope Ltd (ASX: HSO) is up 20% after it received another takeover offer from the BGH-AustralianSuper Consortium at $2.36 per share.

Commonwealth Bank of Australia (ASX: CBA) shares are down 0.6% even though professional firm business Ernest & Young said CBA was taking reasonable steps to provide remediation regarding the financial planning fees for no service scandal.

The share price of Flight Centre Travel Group Ltd (ASX: FLT) flew 7% at lunch with the travel agent recovering some of the falls it experienced after announcing its trading update at the recent annual general meeting (AGM).

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Jaz Harrison

Jaz Harrison

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