Australia shares seen higher, resources sector to lead

April 26, 2015 11:10 PM

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SYDNEY, April 27 (Reuters) - Australian stocks are set to open higher on Monday as firmer iron ore prices and a strong finish on Wall Street puts the market on track to test the 6,000 barrier.

Australia's local stock index futures rose 0.4 percent to 5,962.0, a 28.7-point premium to the close of the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index on Friday. The benchmark jumped 1.5 percent in the last session to post its best performance in five weeks. Since hitting 5,996.9 in early March, the index has rep...

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