The benchmark index at AEST 11:24 AM is trading at 5,580.8, up 1.52% of its previous close, with sectors like Consumer Discretionary, Emerging Companies, Energy, Industrial and Information Technology trading above 2%.
The index has reached the level which prevailed during 11 March 2020.
The top performing stocks at AEST 11:33 AM are Webjet Limited (ASX: WEB), Flight Centre Travel Group Limited (ASX: FLT), Southern Cross Media Group Limited (ASX: SXL), Collins Foods Limited (ASX: CKF) and QBE Insurance Group Limited (ASX: QBE).
On the other hand, the shares of TechnologyOne Limited (ASX: TNE) are trading at $9.51, down 4.04%.
There is no investor left unperturbed with the ongoing trade conflicts between US-China and the devastating bushfire in Australia.
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