29 Sep 2011

NZ sharemarket closes flat on Thursday

6:36 pm on 29 September 2011

The benchmark NZX50 index rose 1 point to close at 3300 on turnover of $97 million on Thursday.

In currency markets, at 5.20pm the NZ dollar was at 77.93 US, 79.55 Australian cents, 49.9 pence, 59.65 yen and 0.5725 euro. The Trade Weighted Index was at 69.11.

Fletcher Building was down 2 cents at $7.53, Telecom was up 2.5 cents at $2.55, and Contact Energy was down 8 cents at $5.35.

Sky City Entertainment was up 1 cent at $3.40, Sky Network TV was up 18 cents to $5.40 and The Warehouse was down 1 cent to $3.18.

Kathmandu was up 6 cents to $2.18.

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare was down 5 cents to $2.45.

Air New Zealand was unchanged at $1.09 and Auckland Airport was up 0.5 cent at $2.265.