Aug 11 (Reuters) – Australian shares were poised to open
little changed on Tuesday as investors await news on progress on
a U.S. fiscal support bill and keep a close eye on coronavirus
data after signs that a second wave of local infections may be
The local share price index futures fell 0.049%, a
43.2-point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index
close. The benchmark rose 1.76% on Monday.
New Zealand’s benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index rose 0.32%
by 2205 GMT.
(Reporting by Deepali Saxena; editing by Richard Pullin)
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