Evening Report: Banks & Afterpay Lead ASX Higher For Consecutive Days

The ASX 200 hit 5-month highs early on Tuesday but couldn’t maintain those levels, still the index rose 32 points or 0.5% to 6,161 as banks and Afterpay (APT) were the major contributors to the broader improvements. Qantas also rose as it plans to cut another 2,500 jobs.