MARKET CLOSE: Shares edge higher as Aussie border opens

MARKET CLOSE: Shares edge higher as Aussie border opens
Dan Brunskill
New Zealand shares edged higher as Air New Zealand took off on Australian plans to open its border for quarantine-free travel from New Zealand.     The S&P/NZX 50 Index increased 10.11 points, or 0.1 percent, to 11,822.84. Within the index, 27 stocks rose, 17 fell and six were unchanged. Turnover was $115.5 million.Travel stocks led the market marginally higher in a mixed traded session as Australia’s deputy prime minister Michael McCormack said parts of the country would reopen its borders with New Zealand on Friday Oc...

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