NZ shares rally under shadow of Air NZ capital raising

Paul McBeth
Wed, 30 Mar 2022

Air NZ's capital raising is ready for take-off. (Image: Getty)
Air NZ's capital raising is ready for take-off. (Image: Getty)
Paul McBeth
Wed, 30 Mar 2022
New Zealand shares joined a global rally as investors grew increasingly optimistic about the prospect of peace in Ukraine, against the local backdrop of Air NZ’s upcoming billion-dollar capital raising.The S&P/NZX 50 Index rose 179.34 points, or 1.5%, to 12,098.80. Turnover was $282.3 million across the main board, with Mercury NZ accounting for an unusually large $100.1m.The local market was already following its international peers higher as investors took heart from positive talks between Russia and Ukraine, propelling stocks on Wa...

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