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Paul McBeth
Fri, 26 Jun 2020

New Zealand shares edged higher, with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare among the day’s leaders as investors eye a strong result for the respirator maker on Monday. The S&P/NZX 50 Index rose 4.87 points, or 0.04 percent, to 11,129.23. Within the index, 12 stocks rose, 33 fell and five were unchanged. Turnover was $194 million. F&P Healthcare climbed 3.5 percent to $32, taking its gain so far this year to 44.5 percent. The breathing mask maker has been a beneficiary of the covid-19 pandemic, especially as the outbreak spreads across the US, where...
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