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Australia and New Zealand shares likely to be flat
February 23, 2017 / 9:24 PM / 10 months ago

Australia and New Zealand shares likely to be flat

    Feb 24 (Reuters) - Australian shares are expected to be
steady on Friday, mirroring Wall Street, as investors are
waiting on the sidelines for corporate results to drive
sentiment.
    The local share price index futures          inched 0.2
percent lower to 5,750 points, a 34.7-point discount to the
underlying S&P/ASX 200 index         close. The benchmark fell
0.4 percent in the previous session.
    New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index         was flat at
7,091.63 points in early trade.
   
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 (Reporting by Hanna Paul in Bengaluru; Editing by Alison
Williams)
  
 
 

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