6 Apr 2010

NZ market higher at close

6:59 pm on 6 April 2010

The New Zealand sharemarket was up 33 points, or 1%, to 3309 at the close of trade on Tuesday on turnover of $77.2 million.

Fletcher Building gained 8 cents to $8.42 per share, Telecom was up 8c to $2.24, but Contact Energy fell 4c to $6.43.

Air New Zealand rose 7c to $1.38, and Auckland International Airport was up 3c to $2.

Fisher & Paykel Appliances was up 1c to 64c, while Fisher & Paykel Healthcare was 2c higher at $3.28.

Infratil gained 4c to $1.74 after finalising the purchase of Shell's downstream assets.

New Zealand Oil and Gas was up 4c to $1.58, but New Zealand Refining fell 18c to $3.80

The Warehouse gained 2c to $3.80.

The sharemarket was closed on Monday for a public holiday.