27 Jan 2010

NZ market down at close

11:13 pm on 27 January 2010

The New Zealand sharemarket was down 15 points, or 0.49%, to 3194 at the close of trade on Wednesday on turnover of $35 million.

Fletcher Building fell 11 cents to $8.07 per share, Contact Energy was down 8c to $5.90 and Telecom was unchanged at $2.44.

Fisher & Paykel Appliances was down 1c to 60c, while Fisher & Paykel Healthcare gained 3c to $3.37.

Sky City Entertainment was up 2c to $3.39. Sky TV was 6c lower at $4.92.

Auckland International Airport has been placed in a trading halt until next week after announcing it is raising $126 million through a share offer. On Tuesday, it closed at $1.92 per share.