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Australia shares likely to open flat, NZ down

Jan 22 (Reuters) – Australian shares are set to open flat on Wednesday as concerns over the spread of a new China virus are expected to weigh on investor sentiment. The local share price index futures fell 2 points, a 60.3-point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index close. The benchmark fell 0.2% on Tuesday. New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.5% by 2103 GMT. (Reporting by Shreya Mariam Job in Bengaluru Editing by Chris Reese)


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