June 2, 2020 / 10:28 PM / a month ago

Australia shares poised for a higher open, NZ up

    June 3 (Reuters) - Australian shares are set to open higher
on Wednesday as optimism over economic recovery will likely
boost sentiment while stronger commodity prices are expected to
lift mining and energy stocks. 
    The local share price index futures          rose 0.5%, a
25.9-point premium to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index        
close. The benchmark rose 0.3% on Tuesday. 
    New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index         rose 0.3%
in early trade.
    
       

 (Reporting by Shreya Mariam Job in Bengaluru
Editing by Chris Reese)
  
 
 
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