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Australian stocks fall as iron ore prices tumble: Afternoon market insights

Myriam Robin /

Mining stocks took a big hit today as iron prices fell, pulling the rest of the Australian index lower.

At 2.15pm, the ASX200 gave up 1.06% to 4310.1, while the broader All Ordinaries index lost 1.06% to 4335.0.

The Australian dollar slipped today, buying $US1.03255.

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Myriam Robin

Myriam Robin is a reporter for SmartCompany and its sister site LeadingCompany. She has degrees in economics, international studies and journalism. She likes writing about businesses taking risks and doing new things.

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