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F&P Healthcare props up NZX50

Dan Brunskilll
Thu, 25 Nov 2021

Dan Brunskilll
Thu, 25 Nov 2021
New Zealand's main share index edged up on Thursday despite mixed sentiment and as Fisher & Paykel Healthcare surprised with half-year revenue holding steady.The S&P/NZX 50 Index climbed 27.8 points, or 0.2%, to 12,794.61. Turnover was $189 million.Fisher & Paykel, as the index’s biggest stock, was responsible for the bulk of this gain as it climbed 4.9% to $33.78 with 1.1m shares traded.Investors had been expecting the exporter to report significantly lower revenue as pandemic-related sales subsided, however, income only...

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