Australia shares poised for higher open; NZ up

June 29 (Reuters) – Australian shares are set to open higher
on Thursday, mirroring gains on Wall Street led by a rebound in
financial and technology stocks, and also supported by strong
commodity prices.
The local share price index futures rose 0.7
percent, or 40 points to 5,736, a 19.7-point discount to the
underlying S&P/ASX 200 index close.
The benchmark closed 0.7 percent higher in the previous
session.
New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.2
percent in early trade.

(Reporting by Chris Thomas in Bengaluru, editing by G Crosse)


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