Weekly market roundup
The Australian share market has ended the week on a high note, driven by gains in the materials sector after a positive lead from Wall Street overshadowed geopolitical concerns in the Middle East.
Todays market update –Australia
- The dollar slips to $US1.0141
- Asian stocks rise on US optimism
- Gold hovers below $US1420 an ounce
- WTI oil extends gains towards $US103
- Dow futures edge 9 points higher to 12,248