SYDNEY, AAP – Crown Resorts shares have been one of the big improvers on the Australian market after the company retained its Melbourne casino licence.

Crown shares closed 8.7 per cent higher to $10.50 on Tuesday after a royal commission report recommended other measures to prevent organised crime.

Technology shares were the top performers on an otherwise listless market.

The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index closed higher by 2.4 points, or 0.03 per cent, to 7443.4.

The All Ordinaries closed up five points, or 0.06 per cent, to 7759.3.

The Australian dollar was buying 75.15 US cents at 1618 AEDT, higher from 74.89 US cents at Monday’s close.