Aust stocks open higher

Local market pushes higher in early trade on strong Wall St leads.

The Australian stock market opened half a% higher following a strong performance on Wall Street that saw the S&P 500 close at a fresh record high.

At the 1015 AEDT official market open S&P/ASX200 index lifted 0.47% to 5,269.8 points, while the broader All Ordinaries also increased 0.47% to 5280.2.

Materials led the market, with the major miners both posting strong gains.

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