After spending most of the day in the red, the ASX 200 came home with a wet sail to close up 0.3%...

Futures expiry perhaps playing a small part in the rally. The banks led the way once again thanks to dividends returning, improving housing conditions and overall positivity about economic conditions. The sector closed up the better part of 2%, with tech also performing strongly. Iron ore prices continued to surge on surging Chinese steel production, which unfortunately didn't translate to corresponding gains for the miners with metals and mining down 0.5% for the day. Our top three VODs today are:

What Nine Entertainment and Redbubble have in common

Zach likes AZJ as a recovery play

A crude mix of messages in oil land


See for privacy and opt-out information.