5 Mar 2012

NZ market up, Australian down

7:12 pm on 5 March 2012

The NZX 50 rose 12 points to close at 3388 on a turnover of $161 million at 5.59 pm Monday.

The Australian 200 was down 16 points to 4257.

In currency markets the dollar was trading at 82.81 US cents, 77.30 Australian cents, 52.37 pence, 67.64 Yen, 0.6277 euro. The Trade Weighted Index stood at 73.33.

Fletcher Building was up 15 cents at $6.85, Telecom was unchanged at $2.19, Chorus was down 5 cents to $3.31.

Sky City Entertainment was down 2 cents to $3.85 and Sky Television up 5 cents to $5.14.

Tower was up 3 cents to $1.64, Contact Energy was up 3 cents to $4.87 and Port of Tauranga was unchanged at $11.40.

Air New Zealand was down 1.5 cents to $0.86. Goodman Fielder was up 2 cents to $0.89 and The Warehouse was down 3 cents to $2.53.