Australia shares set to open higher on energy, miners; NZ up
higher on Friday, with energy shares set to rebound on higher
oil prices following attacks on two tankers in the Gulf of Oman,
while miners are seen gaining on record-high iron ore prices.
The local share price index futures rose 0.1%, or 9
points, to 6,555 at 2205 GMT, a premium of 12.6 points to the
underlying S&P/ASX 200 index close. The benchmark ended
flat for a second day in a row on Thursday.
Posted by Reuters