MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares dip as NZX outage stops trading early

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares dip as NZX outage stops trading early
Paul McBeth
New Zealand shares were slightly weaker when trading ended early as the stock market operator dealt with connectivity issues. The S&P/NZX 50 Index decreased 14.76 points, or 0.1 percent, to 11,226.83. Within the index, 24 stocks fell, 22 rose, and four were unchanged. Turnover was $65.7 million. NZX halted all trading in the late afternoon due to a network connectivity issue. That was before the match period when final prices are set, and a large amount of the volume goes through the exchange. Just four stocks traded on volumes of more th...

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