Overseas markets climb despite soaring COVID-19 cases

EQUITIES were mostly higher during Friday trade, but metals were mixed.

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ASX opens higher

The S&P/ASX200 is up today, gaining 65.80 points or +1.07% to 6242.60. 

European and UK stocks jumped by more than 1.5%, while US stocks were also slightly higher.