10 Aug 2010

NZ sharemarket finishes trading day lower

10:21 pm on 10 August 2010

The New Zealand sharemarket fell 9 points, or 0.3%, on Tuesday to close at 3045 on turnover of $74 million.

Fletcher Building fell 6 cents to $7.54 per share, Telecom was down 1c to $2.07 and Contact Energy was 6c lower at $5.67.

Sky City Entertainment was up 1c to $3.07 and Sky Network Television also gained 1c to $5.10.

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare rose 1c to $2.95, but Fisher & Paykel Appliances was unchanged at 50c.

Retailer The Warehouse was down 1c to $3.51, Hallenstein Glasson fell 5c to $3.90 and Kathmandu was 2c lower at $1.67.

Mainfreight shed 14c to $6.58, while Abano Healthcare was down 9c to $5.36.

Allied Farmers was up 0.4c to 3.9c.