ASX: The local market is expected to rise at the open following on from a positive Wall Street session.
This comes after Australia's share market hit its in more than three-and-a-half months yesterday, helped by a broad-based rally across sectors as investors largely ignored a surge in Omicron coronavirus cases.
Some early studies pointing to a reduced risk of hospitalisation in Omicron cases helped investors look past the travel disruptions, while also powering the S&P 500 to record highs this week.
Meanwhile, Dogecoin had a very eventful 2021 as the cryptocurrency soared more than 3,000 per cent. You can take a look back at the year in the video below.
Prosecutors said the men were responsible for the break-in at the Green Vault Museum on 25 November, 2019, and the theft of 21 pieces of jewelry containing more than 4,300 diamonds, with a total insured value of at least $178 million.
Emergency meeting: Australians could soon find out more about their COVID-19 testing and quarantine requirements as national leaders meet to discuss the country's Omicron response.
China accused Washington of failing to carry out its obligations to "protect the safety of astronauts" under a 1967 treaty on the peaceful use of space.