Aust stocks open stronger

Local market pushes more than half a per cent higher on record S&P 500 gains.

The Australian stock market opened higher following strong gains on Wall Street that pushed the S&P 500 to a new all-time high and gave the Nasdaq a 1.3% gain last week.

At the 1015 AEDT official market open, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 0.67% higher at 5,357.3 points, while the broader All Ordinaries index increased 0.67% to 5,356.5.

In equities news, wotif.com (WTF) has its annual general meeting.

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