All eyes are on Washington as the ASX closes up 0.4% on a strong lead in from Wall St

With all eyes on Washington for the inauguration of the 46th President at 4am tomorrow morning AEDT, incoming Treasury Secretary, Janet Yellen, joined the party with comments about even more stimulus being required to kickstart the US economy. This pushed US markets higher and gave us a strong lead in today with the ASX 200 closing up 0.4%. All sectors closed in the green except real estate and financials. Meanwhile, the world's second largest crypto-currency after Bitcoin, Ethereum, cracked a new high of $US1,430 as investors look to other cryptos in the wake of the Bitcoin boom. Our top three VODs today are:

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