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Australia shares set to follow Wall Street higher, spotlight on RBA

    Feb 2 (Reuters) - Australian shares were set to open higher
on Tuesday after mining stocks drove a Wall Street rebound
overnight, as retail traders rushed towards silver, while
investors back home set sights on a Reserve Bank of Australia
policy meeting later in the day.
    The local share price index futures          rose 0.8%, a
24-point discount to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index        
close. The benchmark rose 0.8% on Monday.
    New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index         rose 0.4%
at 2115 GMT.
    
       

 (Reporting by Arpit Nayak in Bengaluru
Editing by Marguerita Choy)
  
 
 
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