14 Aug 2009

NZ market ends trading week higher

10:58 pm on 14 August 2009

The New Zealand share market closed up 22 points at 3151 on Friday. Turnover was $107 million.

Telecom was down 5 cents at $2.75, while Fletcher Building rose 8c at $7.98.

Contact Energy gained 6c to $6.35 after its full year profit halved to $117.5 million.

AMP New Zealand Office Trust was down 2c to 81c after its profit rose 15% to $59.2 million on Thursday.

The Warehouse was up 10c to $4.10, Pumpkin Patch rose 6c to $1.90 and Hallenstein Glasson gained 6c cents to $1.90 after retail sales volumes rose 0.4% in the June quarter.