29 Jun 2009

NZ market higher at close

9:41 pm on 29 June 2009

The New Zealand share maket was up 4 points, or 0.1%, at the close to 2775 on turnover of $70 million on Monday.

Top stocks were mixed. Telecom was up 9 cents to $2.74 and Contact Energy rose 10c to $5.75. Fletcher Building fell 2c to $6.38.

The Australian share market closed slightly lower, with directionless trade ahead of the financial year end.

At the the close of trading, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 was 16.9 points, or 0.43%, lower at 3886.9 and the broader All Ordinaries lost 16.8 points, or 0.43%, to 3882.7.