The Australian sharemarket ended the day slightly down, despite running ahead during the morning session following the release of better-than-expected, albeit below-trend, official GDP figures. At the 4. 15pm (AEST) official market close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 2. 4 points, or 0. 04 per cent, to 5,651. 1, while the broader All Ordinaries index fell 2. 3 points, or 0. 04 per cent, to 5,654. 6.
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