Australian shares set to lose; NZ flat in early trade

Sept 10 (Reuters) - Australian shares are set to start the week lower as a global sell-down of equities over fears of an escalating Sino-U.S. trade dispute is expected to continue. The local share price index futures fell 23 points to 6,108, a 35.8-point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index close, which fell about 0.3 percent on Friday. New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index was largely flat in early trade. (Reporting by Ambar Warrick in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Cooney)

2018-09-10 00:06:57

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