ASX finishes higher for 5th straight week

The Australian share market has given up most of its early gains, but still managed to close higher for a 10th day in the past 12 sessions.

After being up as many as 56 points in the morning, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed Friday up just 13.3 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 6,730.8 points.

The broader All Ordinaries was up 13.8 points, or 0.2 per cent, to 6,839 points.

The Aussie dollar is buying 68.06 US cents, up from 67.81 US cents on Thursday.

AAP

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