Aust stocks close higher

Local market extends gains after upbeat trade data, business confidence.

The Australian stock market has closed sharply higher following a swing to surplus in the trade balance and a private survey showing business confidence hit a two and a half year high.

At the 1615 AEDT official market close, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index increased 1.21% to 5,131.4 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index added 1.15% to 5,147.4 points.

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