ASX: The local market is expected to climb this morning after Wall Street rose over the weekend.
This comes after the Aussie share market was boosted on Friday, closing out a volatile week with the local bourse's .
Wall Street: on Friday helped pare some losses from earlier in the week as concerns over persistent inflation and the resilience of the US economy stirred up further volatility in recent sessions.
Housing: Prime Minister Scott Morrison used the Liberal Party's official election campaign launch on Sunday to announce up to $50,000 to buy a house.
But Labor housing spokesperson Jason Clare said the policy would drive up prices and hurt young Australians, after the former prime minister and superannuation architect Paul Keating called it a "full-frontal assault" on the system.
Data drop: Thursday's labour force report for April could see the unemployment rate drop below 4 per cent to its lowest level since 1974.
But 24 hours earlier, Wednesday's crucial wages figures will likely confirm that workers' pay is growing at about half the rate of inflation.
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Federal election: on the agricultural sector during the federal election campaign.
The National Farmers' Federation on Monday released a report card on how major party policies stack up for their members, compared to its own election manifesto.
Star grilling: Star Entertainment chairman John O'Neill will be grilled on Monday in an inquiry into the gambling giant.
The NSW gaming regulator is in the wake of media reports claiming the ASX-listed company enabled suspected money laundering, organised crime, fraud and foreign interference.
Musk plans: Elon Musk has a vision to quintuple Twitter’s sales to $26.4 billion by 2028 on a user base of 931 million (compared to 217 million to end last year).
Wall Street's main indexes have jumped sharply in a broad rally as signs of slowing economic growth and a recent pullback in commodity prices tempered expectations for the Federal Reserve's rate-hike plans.All 11 S&P; 500 sectors ended higher.