Australian market set to open flat

Jarrod Sierocki

The local share market lost some earlier gains, but still managed to finish in positive territory. The ASX 200 rose 8 points or 0.1%.

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on July 26, 2017 in New York City. Picture: Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

THE Australian market looks set to open flat, unimpressed by moves on Wall Street where the Dow Jones Industrial Average lifted but the tech-heavy Nasdaq lost 0.6 per cent. At 0700 AEST on Friday, the share price futures index was down two points, or 0.03 per cent, at 5,718.

Locally, in economic news on Friday, the Australian Bureau of Statistics is to release …

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