1 Oct 2010

NZ market up

1:35 pm on 1 October 2010

The New Zealand stock market was up on Friday morning.

At 12.10pm, the NZX50 index is up 25 points to 3203 on turnover of $25 million.

Fletcher Building was up 9 cents to $8.15 and Telecom was up 3c at $2.05 after holding its annual meeting on Thursday.

Contact Energy was up 3c at $5.69

Auckland International Airport ltd was up 1c to $2.06, Air New Zealand was up 1c to $1.28 and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare was up 3c to $3.00.

Sky City Entertainment was up 3c at $2.85 and Sky Network Television up 5c to $5.00.

New Zealand Oil & Gas was up 1c to $1.28. The Warehouse was up 2c to $3.80 and Hallenstein Glassons was down 1c to $4.27.

Nuplex was down 1c to $3.20. Allied Farmers was unchanged at 2.7c after filing its audited accounts.

Abano Healthcare was unchanged at $5.25.

The Australian 200 index opened at 1pm (NZ time).

The New Zealand dollar was trading at 73.38 US cents, 76.15 Australian cents, 46.68 pence, 61.30 yen and 0.5385 euro. The Trade Weighted Index was at 66.09.