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Australia shares post record daily gain after stimulus package


[SYDNEY] Australian shares rose 7 per cent on Monday in their biggest single-day jump in history, as a stimulus package to invigorate the coronavirus-hit economy and a slowdown in the rate of daily infections spurred buying.

The S&P/ASX 200 index closed 339 points higher at 5,181.40,...

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