NZ sharemarket starts the week on a positive note

NZ sharemarket starts the week on a positive note
Positive trade data was one piece of news for investor to digest today. (Image: Unsplashed)
Graham Skellern
The New Zealand sharemarket began the week with a rise of more than half a percent, with the gains widely spread across the main board amongst the big and small-cap stocks.The S&P/NZX 50 Index went as low as 11,906.98 in the morning but recovered well to break through the 12,000 mark and closed 77.79 points or 0.65% up at 12,018.23. The index is now up 4.7% for the year.As investors hung back for next month’s reporting season, trading was again light, with 24.07 million shares worth $80.45m changing hands. There were 94 gainers a...

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