MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up, Comvita and Contact Energy gain while Arvida, Metro Glass fall

Sophie Boot
Thu, 06 Jul 2017

By Sophie Boot July 6 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, led by Comvita and Contact Energy, while Arvida and Metro Performance Glass dropped. The S&P/NZX50 Index gained 33.94 points, or 0.4 percent, to 7,62961. Within the index, 24 stocks rose, 14 fell and 12 were unchanged. Turnover was $120 million. "It's a bit firmer, but really the transactional volumes are relatively light," said Grant Williamson, director at Hamilton Hindin Greene. "The index is still making new highs but it's pretty small in the scheme of things, we're in...

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