NZ markets news

Greek debt default dents NZ share prices
With uncertainty over the Greek debt crisis sapping demand for shares, the S&P/NZX 50 Index has edged back slightly.
Weak kiwi dollar boosts NZ sharemarket
Among NZ exporters to benefit from a weaker currency, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare shares advanced 3.2 per cent to a record $7.20.
NZ shares rally with utilities supported
Renewed interest in electricity companies has helped the New Zealand sharemarket to rally, but takeover target Kathmandu's stock has dropped.
NZ shares rebound, with takeover mooted
Kathmandu Holdings have led the New Zealand sharemarket higher, as Briscoe Group took its stake to 19.9 per cent on the way to a takeover.
New Zealand shares join global sell-off
Uncertainty over the Greek debt crisis has weighed on New Zealand share prices, but a couple of energy stocks have moved against the trend.
Energy stock rebound lifts NZ sharemarket
Energy stocks have rallied after coming under selling pressure on concern the possible closure of the Tiwai Point smelter would dent demand for power.
Energy stocks weigh on NZ sharemarket
Electricity company shares have fallen on the NZX as investors mulled the possibility of future regulation and a new power station being built.
A2 Milk leads stocks higher on NZX
The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 Index has nudged higher in heavy trading, as A2 Milk Co shares continue advancing amid takeover talk.
Mixed close for New Zealand sharemarket
While A2 Milk Co's share price has spiked on expectations of a formal takeover offer, the falling kiwi dollar has dented some blue chip stocks.
NZ sharemarket falls but a2 Milk is up 16%
A2 Milk Co shares have closed 16 per cent higher on NZX, after the dual-listed company said two parties were interested in a takeover.