SYDNEY, AAP – Investors’ run of three consecutive days of gains on the Australian share market has ended.

The S&P/ASX200 benchmark index closed lower by 59.1 points, or 0.87 per cent, to 6765.5 on Thursday.

The All Ordinaries closed lower by 53 points, or 0.75 per cent, at 7037.9.

All sectors were lower. Property had the biggest drop, 2.38 per cent, after climbing 2.56 per cent on Wednesday.

The Aussie dollar was buying 76.26 US cents at 1616 AEDT, higher from 76.17 US cents at Wednesday’s close.