The ASX 200 just cleared 5,900 points this morning.
The index reached 5,900.80 at 11:20am before retreating by a couple of points.
A close above 5,900 would mark the highest level for the index since early in 2015.
Energy stocks led gains, with the ASX Energy index up by 0.90%. The big banks are also higher, led by ANZ up by around 1% with the ASX Financials index up by 0.75%.
The two big miners both had solid gains in early trade, with BHP up by 0.94% and Rio Tinto up 0.7%.
The ASX 200 later broke through 5,900 again, as this chart from investing.com shows:
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