2 Jul 2012

NZ market closes higher

9:09 pm on 2 July 2012

The NZX50 closed up 40 points or 1.2% to 3440 at close on Monday.

The New Zealand dollar was buying 80.07 US cents, 78.36 Australian cents, 51.17 pence, 63.93 Yen, 0.6348 euro and The Trade Weighted Index stood at 72.31.

Fletcher Building was up 19 cents to $6.06, Telecom up 6 cents to $2.45, Chorus was unchanged at $3.14 and Contact Energy was up 3 cents at $4.85.

Sky City Entertainment was up 8 cents at $3.48, Sky Network TV up 2 cents at $4.85 and Auckland International Airport up 1 cent to $2.45.

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare was up 1 cent at $1.98 and The Warehouse was up 5 cents at $2.55. OceanaGold was up 7 cents to $2.38 and Diligent up 7 cents at $3.79.

Abano Healthcare was down 4 cents to $4.45, Vector down 1 cents to $2.67 and Pumpkin Patch down 3 cents to 88 cents.