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Australia: Shares end stronger on banks, resources; NZ firm

Tuesday, April 12, 2016 - 14:48

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[SYDNEY] Australian shares ended 0.9 per cent higher on Tuesday led by strong gains in banking and resources firms, helping the benchmark rebound from a five-week low touched last week.

The S&P/ASX 200 index climbed 44.07 points to 4,975.6 at the close of trade. The benchmark rose 0.12 per cent on Monday.

New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index reversed early losses to end almost flat at 6,726.01 points.


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