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Market close: Shares close lower

Tuesday 23rd September 2008

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The sharemarket fell slightly today with the NZSE50 down -0.85% to end the day at 3,228.

Top stock Telecom slipped 0.7%, Contact Energy dropped 1.2%, and Fletcher Building lost 0.3%.

Retailers were mixed. Hallenstein Glasson increased 3.1%, but Pumpkin Patch dropped 4.2% and The Warehouse Group lost 0.3%. Michael Hill closed unchanged.

Other major losers included New Image Group down 13.33%, Barramundi down 12.12%, Wellington Drive Technologies down 6.45%, Postie Plus Group down 5.71%, Air New Zealand 4.6%, PGG Wrightson 3.7%, Pike River Coal 3.2%, Sky Network Television 3.0% and Steel & Tube Holdings 2.5%.

Top gainers included Plus SMS Holdings up 16.67%, Renaissance Corporation up 12%, Rubicon up 4.30%, Scott Technology up 3.08%, Skellerup Holdings 2.4%, and ING Property Trust 2.9%.

At the close today, the benchmark S&P/ASX200 index was 97 points, or 1.9%, lower at 4923.5, while the broader All Ordinaries lost 92.4 points, or 1.8%, to 4957.7.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 372.75 points, or 3.27%, to 11,015.69.
The Standard & Poor's 500 index shed 47.99 points, or 3.82%, to a close of 1,207.09, while the Nasdaq composite lost 94.92 points, or 4.17%, to 2,178.98.

NZ Top 50 3,228.189 -27.526 (-0.85%)
ASX 200 4,923.500 -97.000 (-1.93%)
Dow 11,015.69 -372.75 (-3.27%)
Nasdaq 2,178.98 -94.92 (4.17%)
FTSE 100 5,151.24 -85.02 (-1.62%)

 

AIA 2.04 -0.02
AIR 1.04 -0.04
AMP 8.48 -0.52
ANZ 22.28 -0.47
APN 3.85 0.00
APT 1.13 0.00
CAV 2.75 +0.02
CEN 8.58 -0.12
EBO 4.42 -0.03
FBU 7.30 -0.02
FPA 1.69 -0.02
FPH 3.01 -0.08
FRE 3.36 -0.04
GFF 1.72 -0.05
GMT 1.20 -0.01
GPG 1.23 -0.02
HLG 2.70 +0.08
IFT 2.10 -0.01
IMP 1.12 0.00
ING 0.72 +0.02
KIP 1.22 +0.02
LNN 10.50 +0.04
MFT 6.80 -0.05
MHI 0.78 +0.03
MVN 1.55 0.00
NPX 6.20 -0.17
NZO 1.41 0.00
NZR 6.50 +0.05
NZS 1.35 0.00
NZX 6.45 0.00
PFI 1.13 -0.01
PGW 2.12 -0.06
POT 6.50 0.00
PPL 1.36 -0.06
PRC 1.54 -0.03
RAK 2.47 -0.03
RYM 1.69 +0.05
SAN 5.63 0.00
SKC 3.49 -0.04
SKL 0.86 +0.01
SKT 4.50 -0.14
STU 3.12 -0.08
TEL 2.79 -0.03
THL 1.30 0.00
TLS 5.01 0.00
TPW 8.00 -0.10
TWR 1.83 -0.01
VCT 2.19 -0.01
WBC 29.60 +0.10
WHS 3.13 -0.02


 

 


 



 

 



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