Gains lift market back above 6,000 points

(Australian Associated Press)

Gains by the major banks, miners and energy companies have pushed the share market’s benchmark index past 6,000 points for second time this month.

The benchmark S&P/ASX200 stock index was up 26.8 points, or 0.45 per cent, at 6,011.1 points at 1615 AEDT, while the broader All Ordinaries index was up 29.4 points, or 0.48 per cent, at 6,096.1 points.

The SPI200 futures contract was up 33 points, or 0.55 per cent, at 6,022 points.


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