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Australia shares set for marginal drop; NZ falls
February 16, 2017 / 9:16 PM / 10 months ago

Australia shares set for marginal drop; NZ falls

    Feb 17 (Reuters) - Australian shares to open slightly lower
on Friday as falling iron ore and copper prices, coupled with a
tepid performance from Wall Street on Thursday, are set to weigh
in on shares. 
    The local share price index futures          fell 1 point to
5763 points, a 53.3-point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200
index         close. The benchmark rose 0.1 percent on Thursday.
    New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index         fell 0.07
percent, or 4.57 points in early trade.
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 (Reporting by Ambar Warrick in Bengaluru)

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