The Australian share market is expected to open flat after closing at an 11 and a half-year high in the previous session.

The SPI200 futures contract was down 2 points, or 0.03 per cent, at 6,660.0 at 0800 AEST, suggesting an unchanged start for the benchmark S&P/ASX200 on Friday.

Wall Street was closed overnight for a US holiday.

The Aussie dollar is buying 70.23 US cents from 70.34 US cents on Thursday.