Australia: Shares rise on stimulus hopes; New Zealand lower

The Business Times | Jul 1, 2020 at 2:00 AM
  • Australian shares traded higher on Wednesday, boosted by hopes for further stimulus measures to prop up a pandemic-hit economy, although gains were capped by fears of a second wave of coronavirus infections.
  • The gold subindex rose 2.72 per cent.
  • Metals and mining stocks rose 0.86 per cent.