Australian markets rise by 1.5%, performance of services index went up, China services or non manufacturing PMI with a rise of 53.9 points. Aussie markets financial and mining up by almost 1%. Leighton Holdings being accused of paying bribes in Iraq: Leighton Holdings accused of paying bribes in Iraq - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Aussie Dollar buying 93.8 US Cents.

3rd Oct 2013, CommSec Aussie Mid-Session Report: Stocks shrug off US shutdown