June 28, 2017 / 10:20 PM / 4 months ago

Australia shares poised for higher open; NZ up

    June 29 (Reuters) - Australian shares are set to open higher
on Thursday, mirroring gains on Wall Street led by a rebound in
financial and technology stocks, and also supported by strong
commodity prices.
    The local share price index futures          rose 0.7
percent, or 40 points to 5,736, a 19.7-point discount to the
underlying S&P/ASX 200 index         close.
    The benchmark closed 0.7 percent higher in the previous
session.
    New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index         rose 0.2
percent in early trade.

 (Reporting by Chris Thomas in Bengaluru, editing by G Crosse)
  
 
 

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