Australia shares snap 6 days of losses

Reuters Sydney | Updated on March 12, 2018 Published on December 17, 2014

Australian shares rose 0.2 per cent on Wednesday, a rare gain following six sessions of losses.

The S&P/ASX 200 index added 9.6 points to 5,161.9 at the close of trade, supported by a bounce in the energy and natural resources sectors.

New Zealand’s benchmark NZX 50 index had a quiet session and ended unchanged at 5,496.5.

Published on December 17, 2014
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