Australian shares are expected to begin their day higher as gold prices climbed to a record high and big name technology stocks boosted Wall Street.
Market snapshot at 8:00am (AEDT):
- ASX SPI futures +0.4pc at 6,034, ASX 200 (Monday’s close) +0.3pc at 6,044
- AUD: 71.53 US cents, 55.49 British pence, 60.84 Euro cents, 75.33 Japanese yen, 4.988 Chinese yuan, $NZ1.07
- US: Dow Jones +0.4pc at 26,585, S&P 500 +0.7pc at 3,239, Nasdaq Composite +1.7pc at 10,536