The Australian equity market has drifted lower on light volume, as the country gets ready for the last long weekend of Financial Year 2016.
In late afternoon trade, the ASX All Ordinaries has lost 0.9% to 5392.
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BHP Billiton (ASX:BHP) down 4.2% to $18.79; Fortescue Metals Group (ASX:FMG) flat at $3.27; Newcrest (ASX:NCM) up 1.1% to $22.27; Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) down 3.1% to $44.04.
Energy or Oil and Gas
Oil Search (ASX:OSH) down 2.5% to $6.82; Santos (ASX:STO) down 2.4% to $4.69; Woodside Petroleum (ASX:WPL) down 1.3% to $26.98.
Big 4 banks
ANZ Bank (ASX:ANZ) down 1.3% to $24.19; Commonwealth Bank (ASX:CBA) down 1.2% to $75.39; National Australia Bank (ASX:NAB) down 1.4% to $26.03; Westpac (ASX:WBC) down 1.3% to $29.92.
Other banks, financials and industrials
AMP (ASX:AMP) down 0.4% to $5.44; Bank of Queensland (ASX:BOQ) down 2.2% to $10.88; Bendigo and Adelaide Bank (ASX:BEN) down 1.6% to $9.23; Macquarie Group (ASX:MQG) down 1.3% to $73.19; Suncorp (ASX:SUN) down 0.7% to $12.46; Telstra (ASX:TLS) up 0.1% to $5.47.
JB Hi-FI (ASX:JBH) down 0.1% to $22.68; Wesfarmers (ASX:WES) down 0.1% to $41.02; Woolworths (ASX:WOW) down 0.8% to $21.55.
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