The Australian share market has edged lower, with traders apparently feeling cautious with a number of fronts.

The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index finished down 9.1 points, or 0.14 per cent, to 6,691.2 points at 1615 AEST on Monday, while the broader All Ordinaries was down five points, or 0.07 per cent, to 6,781.2 points.

The Aussie dollar is buying 70.32 US cents, from 70.68 US cents on Friday.