On Wednesday the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) was on form again and continued its ascent. The benchmark index rose 0.6% to 6,928 points.
Will the market be able to build on this on Thursday? Here are five things to watch:
ASX 200 futures pointing higher
The Australian share market looks set to continue its positive run on Thursday despite a mixed night of trade on Wall Street. According to the latest SPI futures, the ASX 200 is poised to open the day 33 points or 0.5% higher. Over in the United States, the Dow Jones rose 0.05%, the S&P 500 climbed 0.15%, and the Nasdaq edged 0.1% lower.