15 May 2012

NZ market closes down

8:13 pm on 15 May 2012

The NZX50 index fell 20 points to close at 3535 on a turnover of $102 million on Tuesday.

The New Zealand dollar was at 77.7 US cents, 77.92 Australian cents, 48.34 pence, 62.17 Yen, 0.6065 euro and the Trade Weighted Index was at 70.19.

Fletcher Building was up 3 cents at $6.29, Telecom down 6.5 cents at $2.56, Chorus down 7 cents at $3.17 and Contact Energy up 1 cent to $4.83.

Sky City Entertainment was down 3 cents at $3.61, Sky Network TV down 3 cents at $5.45 and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare down 3 cents at $2.30.

The Warehouse was down 2 cents to $2.68.

Wakefield Health was up 7 cents to $4.74, Xero up 1 cent to $4.35 and Sanford up 3 cents to $4.13.

Ebos was up 1 cent to $7.65, Wool Services down 13 cents to 32 cents, OceanaGold down 11 cents to $2.30, Freightway down 16 cents to $3.95, Mainfreight down 18 cents to $9.32 and Ryman Healthcare down 3 cents to $3.17.

Infratil was unchanged at $2.03 after reporting its full year profit rose by 6%.