Australia shares set to track Wall Street higher

April 20, 2015 11:12 PM

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SYDNEY, April 21 (Reuters) - Australian shares are likely to open higher on Tuesday, tracking a positive lead from Wall Street which rebounded as technology shares climbed ahead of upcoming earnings reports.

The local share price index futures rose 0.8 percent to 5,871.0, a 37.9-point premium to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index. Rio Tinto will be in focus after the global miner reported a sharp rise in quarterly iron ore output, in line with a forecast from UBS. There was no clear guidance on whether th...

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