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Wall Street recovers from coronavirus with S&P at record high; ANZ to pay dividend – ABC News

The Australian share market jumps after ANZ confirms it will pay a dividend, while A2 Milk, CSL, Domino’s, WiseTech, Crown and Tabcorp report their earnings, and Wall Street’s S&P 500 overtakes its February record high.

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The Australian share market has overcome a slow start to rise sharply, after US markets hit fresh records overnight.
Key points:

  • ANZ reported a $1.3 billion third quarter profit and will pay a first half dividend of 25 cents per share
  • The S&P 500 closed at a record high of 3,390 points, recovering its COVID losses
  • The ASX 200 is still 17pc below its February record high

By 12:35pm AEST the benchmark ASX 200 index was up 1.1 per cent to 6,189 points.
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