The NZX 50 index closed up 12 points on Wednesday at 3333 on turnover of $16 million.
Telecom was up 1 cent to $2.08, Fletcher Building was down 3c to $8.13 and Contact Energy was up 5c to $5.96. Opus International Consultants was unchanged at $1.80, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare was down 8c to $2.92, Air New Zealand was down 1c to $1.36 and Auckland International Airport was down 1c to $2.15.
Sky Television was up 1c to $5.50 and Sky City Entertainment was up 1c to $3.22. The Warehouse was down 6c to $3.79.
Across the Tasman, the Australian 200 index was down 48 points to 4692.
The dollar was trading at 77.66 US cents, 77.45 Australian cents, 48.60 pence, 63.50 yen and 0.5655 euro. The Trade Weighted Index was 68.98.