Money Australia shares to fall on material stocks, NZ down

05:06  04 july  2018
05:06  04 july  2018 Source:   reuters.com

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  Man deported from Perth after child exploitation found on mobile phone Australian Border Force stopped the 30-year-old man for a baggage examination after he arrived from Singapore on Friday.The 30-year-old man arrived from Singapore on Friday, and the Australian Border Force stopped him for a baggage check.

June 29 (Reuters) - Australian shares were pulled lower by a selloff in health care stocks on Friday, with investors cautious as the fiscal year ends on June 30. The S&P/ASX 200 index fell 0.2 percent or 9.80 points in thin trade to 6,205.40 by 0226 GMT.

Australia : shares fall as materials stocks weigh; nz declines [BENGALURU] Materials stocks led Australian shares lower on Wednesday tracking lower base

City workers walk past Australia's stock exchange index on an electronic board in Sydney, a day after Australia's Security Exchange suffered a technical glitch which disrupted trading © REUTERS/Jason Reed City workers walk past Australia's stock exchange index on an electronic board in Sydney, a day after Australia's Security Exchange suffered a technical glitch which disrupted trading Australian shares are expected to open lower on Wednesday following a slide on Wall Street overnight, with material stocks set to extend losses on weak commodity prices.

Iron ore prices (DCIOcv1) in key market China eased 0.4 percent on Tuesday to 463 yuan.

The Australian local share price index futures (YAPcm1) fell 0.42 percent or 26 points, to 6,143, a 67.2-point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index (.AXJO) close. The benchmark rose 0.5 percent on Tuesday.

New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index (.NZ50) was down nearly 0.3 percent at 2213 GMT.

(Reporting by Mensholong Lepcha; Editing by James Dalgleish)

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