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Australia shares to open higher, NZ lower
June 6, 2017 / 10:16 PM / in 6 months

Australia shares to open higher, NZ lower

    June 7 (Reuters) - Australian shares are set to trade up on
Wednesday, with commodities set to gain from rising gold and oil
    Oil prices rebounded on Tuesday, finding technical support
after sliding below $47 a barrel, while gold prices surged to a
seven-month high, riding a weak dollar and geopolitical
    The local share price index futures          rose 15 points
or 0.27 percent to 5682.0, a 15.6-point premium to the
underlying S&P/ASX 200 index         close. The benchmark fell
1.52 percent on Tuesday.
    New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index         fell 0.1
percent in early trade.
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 (Reporting by Ambar Warrick in Bengaluru; Editing by Chris

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