The ASX 200 has done spectacularly well this financial year, with the index up almost 5.6% to 5042 today.
Stocks had a volatile first week of July as positive news from Europe and the US offset poor Chinese economic data.
The ASX 200 has gained some 267 points since July 1 and is now at its highest since May.
Via investing.com, here’s what happened:
NOW WATCH: Money & Markets videos
Business Insider Emails & Alerts
Site highlights each day to your inbox.