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NZ sharemarket closes higher
The NZX 50 Index has gained 0.4 per cent, following the lead of Wall Street and Asian markets.
Mixed close for NZ sharemarket
Investors in NZ have followed their overseas counterparts seeking income-paying stocks, in a global environment of low inflation and interest rates.
NZ shares join global downtrend
The NZX 50 Index has slipped back another 0.1 per cent, amid global investor concerns about falling oil prices.
NZ shares fall in global sell-off
A hostage crisis in Sydney has added to investor nervousness over falling commodity prices, as the New Zealand sharemarket joined a global sell-off.
Oil dips lift Z Energy, Air NZ stocks
The NZX 50 Index has closed 0.2 per cent higher, boosted by lower oil price-induced gains by Air New Zealand and Z Energy.
NZ shares fall in line with global trend
The NZX 50 Index has closed 0.4 per cent lower, as falling oil prices sparked another bout of selling on global equities markets.
NZ stocks fall on late-year profit-taking
Some investors are questioning how they'll continue to get the same high returns from NZ stocks in 2015, says JB Were's Rickey Ward.
Spark rebound helps lift NZ sharemarket
The NZX 50 Index has closed 0.3 per cent higher, with Spark NZ rebounding 3.2 per cent from news it faces higher higher network costs.
Banks help NZ stocks close slightly higher
Gains by ANZ and Westpac after a better-than-expected report on the Australian finance sector have helped the NZX 50 Index nudge higher.
NZ shares gain as Freightways hits record
The NZX 50 Index has gained 0.4 per cent, as Chorus shed nearly three per cent of its recent gains.