8 Mar 2012

New Zealand sharemarket up on Thursday

6:43 pm on 8 March 2012

In currency markets at 5.05pm, the dollar was trading at 81.88 US cents, 77.30 Australian cents, 51.99 pence, 65.55 yen and 0.6215 euro.

The Trade Weighted Index was at 72.65.

Fletcher Building was down 3 cents to $6.61, Telecom was up 1 cent to $2.33 and Chorus was up 8 cents to $3.40.

Sky City Entertainment was down 4 cents to $3.81.

Contact Energy was up 8 cents to $4.95 and Port of Tauranga was unchanged at $10.95.

Air New Zealand was up 1.5 cents to $0.875 and The Warehouse was up 8 cents to $2.65.