- ASX futures were up 0.3% and pointing to early gains for the local benchmark. The Australian market finished flat on Wednesday
- The S&P 500 edged to a new record high overnight while the Dow also rose as Wall Street investors weighed vaccine developments and stimulus talks against poor jobs data. The Nasdaq slipped lower
- Iron ore prices surged again, jumping 3.1% to $US136.29 overnight. BHP and Rio Tinto soared in offshore trade
- The Aussie dollar is trading at more-than two-year highs of US 74.12 cents
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Early gains are tipped for the ASX 200 after the S&P 500 and Dow finished higher overnight amid vaccine optimism and stimulus hopes. Iron ore prices have surged.
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