27 Jul 2012

New Zealand market closes higher

7:00 pm on 27 July 2012

The NZX 50 closed up 16 points on Friday at 3501.

The New Zealand dollar was trading at 80.22 US cents, 77.02 Australian cents, 51.14 pence, 62.72 Yen, 0.6526 euro and The Trade Weighted Index stood at 72.35.

Fletcher Building was up 6 cents to $5.96, Telecom down 2.5 cents at $2.54, Chorus down a cent at $3.11 and Contact Energy up 6 cents to $4.98.

Sky City Entertainment Group was up 8 cents to $3.55, Sky Network TV is up 2 cents at $5.00.

Auckland Airport was down 0.5 cents at $2.48, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare was down one cent at $1.95 and The Warehouse was down 2 cents to $2.58.

Trustpower was up 5 cents to $7.70, Turners and Growers up 9 cents to $1.70, OceanaGold up 13 cents to $2.58, Opus International up 6 cents to $2.13 and Refining NZ was at $2.35.

Livestock Improvement was down 5 cents to $4.85.