NZ shares fall as Russia recognises separatist regions

Dan Brunskill
Tue, 22 Feb 2022

Putin has recognised two Ukrainian regions that are under the control of pro-Russian rebels as independent states. (Image: Depositphotos)
Putin has recognised two Ukrainian regions that are under the control of pro-Russian rebels as independent states. (Image: Depositphotos)
Dan Brunskill
Tue, 22 Feb 2022
New Zealand shares fell on Tuesday as Russia recognised two Ukrainian regions as independent states, which has been interpreted as creating an excuse for an invasion.The S&P/NZX 50 Index fell 41.7 points, or 0.3%, to 12,114.63. Turnover was $212 million.In a televised speech, Russian President Vladimir Putin recognised two Ukrainian separatist regions – Donetsk and Luhansk – as sovereign states and ordered troops into the territory as "peacekeepers".NZ’s foreign minister said she was concerned this was a "ca...

Not convinced yet?

Subscribe to our Daily News Update free newsletter.

Markets market close
NZ shares fall as market rally evaporates
Dan Brunskill | Wed, 29 Jun 2022

A survey showed US consumer confidence was at its lowest since 2013.

Bloomberg
Donald Trump Steers Himself into a Legal Morass
Bloomberg | Wed, 29 Jun 2022

I don’t think anyone can doubt that Trump committed crimes, based on the testimony we’ve heard. Serious crimes. 

Infrastructure
Kiwi chair Mark Ford says property values may fall 5-10%
Jenny Ruth | Wed, 29 Jun 2022

Many of the factors weighing on Kiwi Property's share price are beyond its control, chair Mark Ford told shareholders.

Sponsored
Investments to sustain the momentum of building in NZ

Classic Capital has opened its Land & Build fund to qualified wholesale and eligible investors.

Sponsored
High water marks: Watercare raises the tide on sustainability

The No.1 barrier to decarbonisation for NZ organisations is accurate measurement, says Microsoft’s Accelerating the Journey to Net Zero report.