Downer for resources as market stays in the green

IT was another positive session for the market today with financials leading the charge. Despite base metals making healthy gains, the bulk of resource stocks were left behind.

The S&P-ASX 200 index was 0.56% or 21 points up to 3756.6, while the All Ordinaries gained 0.61% or 22.4 points to 3696.4.

Copper added 3.7% to $US4274.75 per tonne, nickel gained 3.