Australia shares likely to slip; NZ down
Sept 4 (Reuters) - Australian shares are set to mark time on
Tuesday, cautious of worries over the escalation of trade
disputes between world powers and a dip in iron ore prices in
The most-traded iron ore futures on the Dalian Commodity
Exchange fell 0.6 percent to 484.5 yuan a tonne on
Australian share price index futures edged down 3
points to 6,297, a 13.9-point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX
200 index close. The benchmark slipped 0.1 percent on
New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index inched
lower in early trade.
(Reporting by Karthika Suresh Namboothiri)
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