31 Jul 2012

New Zealand share market up

6:54 pm on 31 July 2012

The NZX50 is up 26 points, or 0.7%, to 3545 on turnover of $37 million on Tuesday.

When the markets closed the NZ dollar was at 81.06 US, 76.96 Australian, 51.53 pence, 63.37 yen and 0.6593 euro. The Trade Weighted Index was at 72.92.

Fletcher Building was up 9 cents to $6.11, Telecom was up 5 cents to $2.66, Chorus was down 1 cent at $3.11 and Contact Energy was up 4 cents to $5.01.

Sky City Entertainment was unchanged at $3.56, Sky Network Television was down 1 cent at $4.97, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare was down 2 cents at $1.91 and The Warehouse was up 2 cents to $2.60.

APN New and Media was up 5 cents to 70 cents and Xero was down 1 cent to $5.34.

Infratil was up 3 cents to $2.09 and NZX was up 1 cent at $1.17.