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Australian stocks shrug off offshore leads: Afternoon market insights

Myriam Robin /

The Australian sharemarket rose today despite negative leads overnight and in the region.

At 2pm, the ASX200 added 0.78% to 4312.1, while the broader All Ordinaries gained 0.74% to 4329.5.

The Australian dollar rose after positive jobs data for August, buying $US1.02205.

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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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