The Australian sharemarket is slightly higher at noon after upbeat leads from global bourses, despite a slip in ANZ's share price after its nine-month profit failed to impress investors. At 12. 05pm (AEST) the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index gained 17. 3 points, or 0. 31 per cent, to 5,565. 8, while the broader All Ordinaries index added 16. 7 points, or 0. 3 per cent, to 5,559. 6.
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