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Australia: Miners, banks drag shares lower

Monday, August 22, 2016 - 15:30
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[SYDNEY] Weaker mining and bank stocks helped drag the Australia share market lower on Monday.

The benchmark S&P/ASX 200 ended 11.58 points, or 0.21 percent, down at 5,515.1.

New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index ended 56.9 points, or 0.8 per cent firmer at 7,462.16.

REUTERS