August 20, 2019 / 10:18 PM / 4 months ago

Australia shares poised to open lower, NZ down

    Aug 22 (Reuters) - Australian shares are set to open lower
on Wednesday as fears of a global deceleration is expected to
weigh on investors despite recent signs of economic stimulus
from major economies. 
    The local share price index futures          fell 0.7%, a
91-point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index        
close. The benchmark rose 1.2% on Tuesday.
    New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index         fell 1.4%
to 10,651.07 in early trade.

 (Reporting by Shreya Mariam Job in Bengaluru; Editing by Sandra
Maler)
  
 
 
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