Still going strong

BEARISH offshore leads failed to affect resources stocks, which flagged another positive day boosted by speculation the Federal Government could be investing some of its $51 billion Future Fund into the market, while Territory Resources and Hill End Gold stepped into the producers ring.

Following a sluggish start to the session, the S&P/ASX 200 index picked up later in the afternoon from a low of 6316 points to 6364.