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Materials to weigh down Aussie shares; NZ up marginally
April 27, 2017 / 10:14 PM / 5 months ago

Materials to weigh down Aussie shares; NZ up marginally

    April 28 (Reuters) - Australian shares are seen falling
slightly on Friday, with material stocks expected to suffer from
lower commodity prices.
    The prices of oil, copper and gold all fell overnight.
           
    The local share price index futures          fell 4 points
to 5,905, a 16.5-point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200
index         close. The benchmark rose 0.16 percent on
Thursday.
    New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index         rose 0.14
percent in early trade.
    
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 (Reporting by Ambar Warrick in Bengaluru; editing by Diane
Craft)
  
 
 

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