Key News Overnight:
Doubts about a US-China trade deal resurfaced. President Trump was also critical about the Federal Reserve in a tweet. The Dow Jones fell by140 points or 0.5%. The S&P500 index fell by 0.3% from record highs. The Nasdaq fell by 12 points or 0.1%.
Dragged lower by weakness in banking stocks, Australian shares recorded their first back to back decline in two weeks on Thursday. The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 Index slid 26.1 points, or 0.4 per cent, to close at 6663.4.
The wave of anti-government protest sweeping Chile has spread to Australian mining giant BHP’s copper mining operations in the country’s north, where striking workers have walked off the job.
Base metal prices fell by up to 2.6% on the London Metal Exchange on Thursday with lead down the most although aluminium was up 0.3%.
Global oil prices were weaker on Thursday with concerns about prospects for a US-China trade deal dominating.
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