Feb 28 Australian shares were expected to open
mixed on Tuesday with materials stocks set to gain on iron ore
and copper prices, while the market remains tepid in
anticipation of U.S. President Donald Trump's plans to boost
The share price index futures rose 0.1 percent to
5699 points, a 25.2-point premium/discount to the underlying
S&P/ASX 200 index close. The benchmark index ended 0.3
percent lower on Monday.
New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.01
percent in early trade.
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(Reporting by Ambar Warrick in Bengaluru; editing by Grant