Australia shares to get opening lift from Brexit polls

June 22, 2016 10:38 PM

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SYDNEY, June 23 Australian shares could edge higher at Thursday's open after two UK opinion polls suggested the country would vote to stay in the European Union, albeit by the slimmest of margins.

The local share price index futures were off 0.3 percent to trade at a 69 point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index close. The benchmark ended little changed on Wednesday at 5,270.9. Yet the mood could be lightened after the latest YouGov opinion poll for The Times newspaper showed the "In"...

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