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Starting the week in the green: Aus shares to open higher

11 Dec 2017 - Market Outlook in 3 mins: The Dow and S&P 500 closed at record highs, setting the ASX up for a positive start to the week. The futures index is tracking higher and iron ore is strong this morning. Mining and exploration company Independence Group (ASX:IGO) completes the sale of its Stockman Project to copper mining company CopperChem for $47 million. Dental company 1300SMILES (ASX:ONT) acquires a dental practice in Ingham in Queensland.

Energy and Telcos gain: Aus shares 0.28% higher at noon

08 Dec 2017 - Market at Midday: Energy and Telcos gain, while traders sit on the fence awaiting China trade data. ASX200 0.28% higher at noon. Australia’s largest insurance broking network, Steadfast, (ASX:SDF) has completed the purchase of Whitbread Insurance Group, And the Australian-based regenerative medicine firm, Mesoblast (ASX:MSB) (NASDAQ:MESO) has been named as the 2017 Global Technology Leader in the cell therapy industry. Click for more.