The Australian share market has finished the week up 2.6 per cent after four straight days of gains, closing 0.4 per cent higher on Friday.
The Australian stock market has rallied to a three-week high on strong gains for the banks, CSL and buy now, pay later giant Afterpay which gained 9.5 per cent.
Total group sales for the 10 months to end-May were 15 per cent below the comparable period last year but since reopening, retail and online sales have jumped.
Qantas is offering retail shareholders a 2.5 per cent discount on more stock as it raises $1.9 billion in equity to navigate the virus crisis.
The Star Sydney is reopening to the general public from Wednesday, while the Star Gold Coast and Treasury Brisbane will do so from Friday.
Suncorp has overhauled its operations and made a series of executive changes to better respond to the economic challenges from COVID-19.
Manufacturing activity has expanded in June after a slump in March and April, with most gains concentrated in the food and beverages sector.
US stocks have ended higher while the S&P 500 posted its largest quarterly percentage gain since 1998, as investors remain hopeful of an economic rebound.
The Australian share market has finished the financial year with an 83 point gain, in the fourth straight day of alternating gains and losses.
RBA Deputy Governor Guy Debelle says the hit to growth in the Australian economy due to coronavirus will require policy support for years.