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.6852, also hit by worse than expected employment data.

Australia’s unemployment rate jumped to the highest in about two decades in May as nearly a quarter of a million people lost their jobs due to the coronavirus pandemic-driven shutdowns.

Oil prices also dropped with US crude futures falling 1.9% to .49 per barrel, while international benchmark Brent lost 1.4% to .14 a barrel.