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Market close: Shares close slightly higher

Tuesday 2nd September 2008

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The sharemarket rose slightly today with the NZSE50 up 0.28% to end the day at 3,367.

Top stock Telecom gained 1.6%, while number two, Contact Energy and the third ranking Fletcher Building advanced 0.4% each.

The retail sector was mixed, The Warehouse Group rose 0.9%, Hallenstein Glasson and Pumpkin Patch closed unchanged, while Michel Hill gave back 1.2%.

Other major gainers included Dorchester Pacific up 10%, Hellaby Holdings up 5.64%, AMP 4.4%, Fisher & Paykel Appliances 1.8% and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare 1.3%,

Banks had a positive day, with ANZ up 2.8% and Westpac up 3.0%.

Top losers today included, Dominion Finance down 20%, Widespread Portfolios down 11%, Pan Pacific Petroleum down 6.67%, Charlie's Group down 2.99% and Sky City Entertainment down 2.96%.

NZX was down .73% after reporting that stock trading declined last month and the benchmark NZX 50 Index shrank 21%, according to the bourse's monthly survey.

Austral Pacific Energy, which owns 69.5% of the Cheal oil field onshore in the Taranaki region,was down 9.09% after saying it began production from its Cheal A7 well.

The benchmark S&P/ASX200 fell 2.3 points, or 0.04%, to 5116, while the broader All Ordinaries fell 5 points, or 0.1%, to 5195.

NZ Top 50 3,367.253 +9.549 (+0.28%)
ASX 200 5,116.000 -2.300 (-0.04%)
Dow 11,543.55 -171.63 (-1.47%)
Nasdaq 2,367.52 0.00 (0.00%)
FTSE 100 5,613.50 +10.70 (+0.19%)

 

AIA 2.09 -0.02
AIR 1.14 +0.02
AMP 9.10 +0.38
ANZ 20.82 +0.57
APN 4.02 -0.03
APT 1.06 +0.01
CAV 2.90 0.00
CEN 8.39 +0.03
EBO 4.95 0.00
FBU 7.23 +0.03
FPA 1.80 +0.03
FPH 3.20 +0.04
FRE 3.43 +0.03
GFF 1.85 0.00
GMT 1.15 +0.01
GPG 1.40 +0.01
HLG 2.95 0.00
IFT 2.31 -0.02
IMP 1.09 +0.01
ING 0.75 0.00
KIP 1.11 +0.02
LNN 10.85 -0.05
MFT 7.08 +0.03
MHI 0.83 -0.01
MVN 1.69 +0.03
NPX 6.39 -0.01
NZO 1.56 -0.04
NZR 7.50 -0.09
NZS 1.56 -0.03
NZX 6.80 -0.05
PFI 1.13 0.00
PGW 2.75 +0.02
POT 7.10 0.00
PPL 1.59 0.00
PRC 1.97 +0.02
RAK 2.94 +0.03
RYM 1.67 -0.03
SAN 6.00 0.00
SKC 3.61 -0.11
SKL 0.95 +0.01
SKT 4.89 -0.04
STU 3.52 0.00
TEL 3.28 +0.05
THL 1.45 -0.04
TLS 5.37 +0.07
TPW 7.93 +0.03
TWR 2.18 -0.04
VCT 2.28 +0.01
WBC 29.60 +0.85
WHS 3.40 +0.03


 


 



 

 



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