Aust stocks close higher

Local market lifts after US passes debt ceiling deal, agrees to reopen government.

The Australian share market closed higher after the United States Congress passed a bill to raise its debt ceiling and reopen its government, hours before deadline.

At the 1615 AEDT official market close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index rose 0.38% to 5,283.1 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index added 0.33% to 5,281.9 points.

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