The Australian share market has opened the week solidly higher after Wall Street hit fresh records on Friday amid disappointing jobs data.
- The major Australian share indices were up 0.9 per cent in early trade
- Iron ore and copper prices hit record highs at the end of last week, boosting mining stocks today
- US shares rose on a bad jobs report that raised the prospects of lower interest rates for longer
The US added just 266,000 jobs in April, well short of the million expected by analysts,…