The ASX200 is up 1.11%.
Australia’s big miners are also having a pretty decent day on the markets.
Fortescue is up 3.27% to $4.57, Rio is up 2.68% to $60.98 and BHP is up 1.45% to $37.71.
The dollar is also slightly up (0.16%) after the release of HSBC’s flash PMI, which hit a five-month high.
Across Asia, the Nikkei is up 1.60% and the Hang Seng is up 0.74%.
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