14 May 2010

NZ market lower at close

11:46 pm on 14 May 2010

The New Zealand share market index fell 5 points, or 0.2%, to close at 3191 on turnover of $60 million on Friday.

Fletcher Building gained 5 cent to $8.13 a share, Telecom was up 1c to $2.12, while and Contact Energy was down 2c to $6.14.

Air New Zealand was unchanged at $1.25 and Auckland International Airport was also unchanged at $1.97.

Sky Network Television fell 3c to $4.80 and Sky City Entertainment was down 1c to $3.02.

PGG Wrightson was down 1c to 56c.

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare was up 1c to $3.45, while Fisher & Paykel Appliances was unchanged at 63c.

At 5.20pm on Friday, the New Zealand dollar was buying US 71.37 cents, 79.61 Australian cents, 48.76 pence, 66.27 yen and 0.5684 euro. The Trade Weighted Index was at 68.20.