S&P/ASX 200 (INDEXASX:XJO) (ASX:XJO) futures are up around 3.5% looking to continue yesterday's solid performance of +7.00% to 5,181.40.
US markets were positive overnight, with a gradual rally over the day.
The S&P 500 Index (INDEX:. INX) closed at 2,626.65, +85.18 or up 3.35% and the Nasdaq Composite (INDEXNASDAQ: .IXIC) closed at 7,774.15, +271.77 or up 3.62%.
Today is the last trading day of the month and will look to continue yesterday's positive momentum thanks to the $130 billion additional government stimulus.
The highlight of the stimulus was that companies can access $1,500 per week for their employees for 6 months if they can show their business has been affected by the virus.
Wesfarmers still retains a 4.9% interest in Coles.
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