May 18 Australian shares are seen falling for a
second day on Thursday, taking cues from Wall Street which had
its biggest one-day fall in more than eight months as investors
feared that White House issues might take focus off promised
Australian share price index futures was down 1.07
percent, or 62 points, at 5,720, a 66-point discount to the
underlying S&P/ASX 200 index close.
The benchmark dropped 1.1 percent in the previous session.
New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.36
percent, or 27.07 points to 7,395.43 at 2206 GMT.
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(Reporting by Susan Mathew in Bengaluru)