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Aust stocks open higher


The Australian share market has opened higher led by the big banks, industrials, and info tech sectors, after US stocks were mixed at the end of last week.

At 1015 AEST on Monday, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 12.7 points, or 0.21 per cent, at 5,966.3, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 13 points, or 0.22 per cent, at 6,055.9 points.

In futures trading, the SPI200 futures contract was up five points, or 0.08 per cent, at 5,947 points.