ASX falls ahead of G20 meeting

The futures market suggests the ASX will open lower. (AAP)

The Australian share market has dropped ahead of the G20 summit in Japan, but finished the quarter up seven per cent.

The Australian share market remains has dropped across the board ahead of a meeting between the US and Chinese leaders at the G20 summit in Japan.

The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was down 47.5 points, or 0.71 per cent, to 6,618.8 points at 1615 AEST on Friday, while the broader All Ordinaries was down 43.8 points, or 0.65 per cent, at 6,699.2.

The Aussie dollar rose above 70 US cents for the first time in three weeks, buying 70.12 US cents, from 69.94 US cents on Thursday.

Source AAP

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