Dow Jones, up 0.6%
S&P 500 up 0.6%
Nasdaq, up 0.9%
Aust dollar, US76.8c
Here's a reminder of what the ASX 200 index did in the first quarter, just ended:
Panicky January, wary February, all better in March. Down a bit more than 5 per cent for the quarter, with banks down 13 per cent, resources up 3 per cent.