The ASX 200 will likely open moderately higher following positive leads from Friday night. Both Europe and Wall Street were higher on the back of improving risk appetite. Bond yields,commodities and the Aussie dollar were also higher. On the domestic economic front, the TD Securities Inflation gauge will be released as well as commodity price data. Trading ex-dividend is Suncorp as well as a number of differen tExchange Traded Funds. We believe the ASX 200 will close moderately higher onthe back of lingering demand for stocks.