ASX drops despite mining and energy gains

The futures market is pointing to a flat start for the ASX. (AAP)

The Australian share market has finished in negative territory on the last trading day of the week.

The Australian share market has closed lower for the first time in three days, with all sectors in the red except for energy and mining stocks.

The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 36.6 points, or 0.55 per cent, to 6,650.8 points at 1615 AEST on Friday, while the broader All Ordinaries was down 33.6 points, or 0.5 per cent, to 6,734.3.

The Aussie dollar is buying 69.24 US cents, from 69.05 US cents on Thursday.

Source AAP

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