12 Oct 2009

NZ market begins week higher

8:38 pm on 12 October 2009

The New Zealand share market rose 15 points, or 0.5%, to 3178 on Monday on tunover of $45 million.

Fletcher Building was down 2 cents to $8.15 per share, Telecom rose 2c to $2.58 and Contact Energy was up 9c to $6.

Air New Zealand was down 1c to $1.32 after a network glitch caused chaos for travellers on Sunday.

The Warehouse gained 2c to $4.45, while Michael Hill International rose 1c to 72c.

Sky Network Television rose 6c to $4.84.