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ASX to dip early ahead of June retail figures

Anastasia Santoreneos
·1-min read
Here's Yahoo Finance's Wednesday morning wrap. Source: Getty
Here's Yahoo Finance's Wednesday morning wrap. Source: Getty

Good morning.

Here’s Yahoo Finance’s Wednesday morning wrap.

The ASX is expected to fall early, after closing at their highest level since before the pandemic on Tuesday.

Investors will today be awaiting retail sales figures for June.

One Australian dollar was buying 71.28 US cents at 0700 AEST, higher from 70.38 US cents at Tuesday's close.

In the US, stocks finished higher on hopes that Washington would deliver a new round of stimulus to sustain the US economic recovery.

Stocks did however lose steam late in the session, with a drop in tech shares pulling the Nasdaq lower.

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