The Aussie market is enjoying another day of strong gains so far today.
The ASX 200 is presently up around 40 points (+0.8%) at 5348.
The gains are widespread, with every sector in the green; IT and healthcare stocks are the best performers, whilst financials are the laggards.
In economic news, the ABS has reported that the total value of owner occupied housing commitments excluding alterations and additions rose 1.0% in trend terms, but fell 1.5% in seasonally adjusted terms.
Personal finance commitments also fell by 1.1%.
Businesses are in greater debt, however with the value of total commercial finance commitments up by 1.9%, 4.5% in seasonal terms. Lease finance also increased by 0.9%.