NZ markets news

NZX's benchmark index nudges higher
The NZX 50 Index has closed 0.1 per cent higher, led by Coats Group whose shares gained 3.6 per cent.
New Zealand shares close higher
The NZX 50 Index has closed 0.2 per cent higher, with DNZ Property Fund and Auckland International Airport among leading stocks to advance.
Mixed close for NZ sharemarket
New Zealand energy stocks have dropped on profit-taking and buyers are "cautious" with the economic picture not looking so bright.
Spark leads NZX 50 down
The NZX 50 has dipped 15 points on Tuesday after major stock Spark fell 2.4 per cent and SkyCity declined 1.9 per cent.
Energy, trans-Tasman stocks rise on NZX
Energy companies sold off ahead of Meridian Energy's instalment receipts coming due were among those to gain on the New Zealand sharemarket. "
Cheaper oil fuels NZ sharemarket rise
The NZX 50 Index has closed 0.4 per cent higher, with Nuplex and transport stocks among the gainers.
RBNZ boosts high-yielding NZ stocks
High-yielding equities have been boosted by the prospect of the Reserve Bank of New Zealand cutting interest rates without stoking house prices.
Diligent shares weigh on NZX 50 Index
A 3.5 per cent fall in Diligent Board Member Services' shares has led the New Zealand market's benchmark index lower.
NZ shares firm in quiet trading
The NZX 50 Index has edged up 0.2 per cent but "investors seem to just be sitting on their hands", says Hamilton Hindin Greene's Grant Williamson.
High-yielding stocks buoy NZ sharemarket
Dividend-paying stocks have firmed as investors considered the possibility the Reserve Bank of New Zealand may lower the official cash rate.