The Santa rally is near; local market closes at a one month high

The S&P/ASX200 closing up this Wednesday session, hitting the month's high water mark. AGM season dominating today... from Fletcher Building to iSelect, we went to the c-suite.Every sector bar energy posted convincing gains. Spare a thought for Star Entertainment and Whitehaven Coal. In contrast, the online retailers Kogan and Redbubble did well. Oil prices are lower, iron ore is higher and the Australian dollar is a hair away from the 75c mark against the US dollar. Two inflation reads tonight (UK, Canada) could set a cat amongst the pigeons. We'll get you across it all tomorrow. 

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