NZ markets news

NZ shares rise as yields remain attractive
High-yielding shares and exporters were again favourites on the NZ share market and investors are awaiting a smelter decision.
Low dairy exposure lifts Heartland stocks
The NZX benchmark index has posted a 0.4 per cent rise as the Heartland bank, Kathmandu and Briscoes all lifting.
NZ shares fall on China jitters
Shares on the NZ stockmarket fall by 0.4 per cent as investors react to a big fall in China's Shanghai Composite index.
NZ shares hit record before rate review
A day before an expected rate cut by the Reserve Bank the New Zealand sharemarket surges to a record level.
NZ shares rise led by A2's rebound
Shares in milk company A2 rise by 4 per cent after taking a hit on Monday to help lift the NZX 50 higher.
NZ shares edge up as earnings season looms
NZ shares gained on optimism about the earnings season but expectations are high so there's potential for disappointment.
NZ shares rise on prospect of lower rates
The prospect of lower interest rates is attracting investors to high-yielding stocks and the low Kiwi dollar is boosting exporters.
NZ shares rise with global sentiment
The S&P/NZX 50 Index has closed one per cent higher, with investors anticipating lower interest rates and welcoming improved global sentiment.
Buyers return to leading NZ stocks
The S&P/NZX 50 index has closed 0.8 per cent higher, as a provisional deal on Greek debt has calmed global markets.
Power companies lead NZ stocks lower
With uncertainty lingering over the Tiwai Point smelter, Greek debt and Chinese stocks, the S&P/NZX 50 Index has closed 0.3 per cent lower.