Gold stocks likely to push Australia shares higher – Reuters

    Sept 10 (Reuters) - Australian shares are set to rise on Friday, likely helped by gains in gold stocks on the back of firm bullion prices.     The local share price index futures          rose 0.3%, a 21.5-point premium to the underlying S&P/ASX 200 index         close.      New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index         rose 0.3% to 13,133.07 in early trade.                (Reporting by Arundhati Dutta in Bengaluru; editing by Richard Pullin)