Miners lift the market


The share market has ended the week with a gain due to strength in the mining sector.

At the close on Friday, the benchmark S&P/ASX 200 index was up 30 points, or 0.53 per cent, at 5,351.3 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 29.6 points, or 0.55 per cent, at 5,415.2 points.

The June share price index futures contract was up nine points at 5,354 points, with 22,919 contracts traded.