Aust stocks open slightly higher

Local market tips highest point since June 2008 in early trade on strong global leads.

The Australian sharemarket hit a fresh six-year high in early trade following strong gains on international markets as investors welcomed news pro-Russian rebels had handed over the black boxes from the downed Malaysia Airlines flight MH17.

At the 10.15am (AEST) official market open, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index gained 20.2 points, or 0.36%, to 5,563.5 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 19.9 points, or 0.36%, to 5,553.9 points.


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