ASX futures higher; Trump expects to leave hospital



  • Wall Street indices gain as President Trump prepares to leave hospital and US lawmakers are expected to pass more stimulus packages
  • Oil prices rally 5% as risk sentiment improves and a Norwegian strike shuts local production
  • The federal government will release its Budget at 7pm this evening, a Reserve Bank board rates decision is due at 2.30pm

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