13 Oct 2010

NZ sharemarket barely up

6:41 pm on 13 October 2010

The benchmark NZX50 index rose 1 point to close at 3232, on turnover of $54 million, on the New Zealand sharemarket on Wednesday.

Fletcher Building was up 10 cents at $8.19, Telecom unchanged at $2.02, and Contact Energy down 3 cents at $5.66.

Fisher & Paykel Appliances was unchanged at 58 cents, while Fisher & Paykel Healthcare rose 2 cents to $3.17.

Sky City Entertainment Group was down 4 cents to $2.88, and Sky Network Television up 1 cent to $5.01.

The Warehouse rose 1 cent to $3.87, Pumpkin Patch was unchanged at $1.90, Kathmandu fell 2 cents to $1.87 and Hallenstein Glasson fell 1 cent to $4.34.

In currency markets, the NZ dollar was at 75.69 US, 76.73 Australian, 47.87 pence, 61.92 yen and 0.5418 euro. The TWI stood at 67.16.