Aussie shares ended the day underwater, following a negative lead from international markets overnight.
Four out of the twelve sectors finished in positive territory, with energy the biggest gainer on the back of stronger oil prices.
The big four banks weighed on the market; NAB the worst performer dropping 1%.
Regional lender, Bendigo and Adelaide Bank dived 5.6% after it went ex-dividend.
In the mining space, BHP lost 0.5% while Rio Tinto declined 1.5%, both hurt by generally weaker commodity prices.
The ASX 200 lost seven points (-0.2%), to settle at 4286.