SYDNEY, AAP – Australia’s share market had its third consecutive day of gains and most sectors were higher.

The S&P/ASX200 benchmark index closed higher by 62 points, or 0.92 per cent, to 6824.6 on Wednesday.

The All Ordinaries closed higher by 63.4 points, or 0.9 per cent, at 7090.9.

The property sector was best, up 2.56 per cent.

Larger sectors health and financials also had large increases of 1.99 and 1.47 per cent respectively.


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The Aussie dollar was buying 76.17 US cents at 1617 AEDT, lower from 76.22 US cents at Tuesday’s close.