After some underperforming for much of the past week, the local market managed a solid rebound today...

After some underperforming for much of the past week, the local market managed a solid rebound today - bucking the trend around the region. The local index closed up 0.57%. A lower Aussie dollar and lower bond yields, as well as quarter end flows all contributed to the gains. All sectors finished in the green except for energy (crude prices took a hit overnight), industrials and resources.

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