May 11, 2017 / 10:18 PM / 5 months ago

Australia shares to open weaker; NZ down

    May 12 (Reuters) - Australian shares are expected to open
subdued on Friday, after two straight sessions of gains,
tracking a slide on Wall Street.
    The local share price futures index          fell 0.15
percent, or 9 points, to 5,856, a 22.3-point discount to the
underlying S&P/ASX 200 index         close. 
    The benchmark ended flat on Thursday.
    New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index         fell 0.13
percent, or 10.03 points, to 7,479.68 at 2206 GMT.
    
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 (Reporting by Rushil Dutta in Bengaluru; Editing by Dan
Grebler)
  
 
 

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