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Aust stocks open higher

The Australian share market has opened higher, despite major indices on Wall Street ending last week fractionally lower in a choppy session.

The benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was up 29.1 points, or 0.5 per cent, at 5,891.6 points at 1010 AEST on Monday, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 27.7 points, or 0.47 per cent, at 5,930.3.

The SPI200 futures contract was up 27 points, or 0.46 per cent, at 5,879 points.