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Iron ore price helps drive market up

Iron ore price helps drive market up

A lift in the iron ore price and a positive lead from Wall Street has helped boost the Australian share market.

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By AAP 21.04.2017 04:20 PM

The Australian share market has closed higher, boosted by positive leads from markets overseas and a lift in the price of iron ore.

The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 32.7 points, or 0.56 per cent, at 5,854.1 points at 1615 AEST, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 31.2 points, or 0.53 per cent, at 5,885.6 points.

The SPI200 futures contract was up 37 points, or 0.64 per cent, at 5,840 points.

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