On Wednesday the S&P/ASX 200 Index (ASX: XJO) was on form again and recorded a solid gain. The benchmark index rose 0.4% to 7,095.8 points.
Will the market be able to build on this on Thursday? Here are five things to watch:
ASX 200 expected to rise
The Australian share market looks set to push higher again on Thursday. According to the latest SPI futures, the ASX 200 is expected to open the day 10 points or 0.15% higher. This follows a mixed night on Wall Street, which has seen the Dow Jones rise 0.3%, the S&P 500 edge 0.1% higher, and the Nasdaq fall 0.4%.
NAB half year update
The National Australia Bank Ltd (ASX: NAB) share price will be on watch today when it releases its half year results. According to a note out of Goldman…