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The S&P/NZX 50 Index has closed 0.2 percent higher, although 15 rising stocks were outnumbered by 26 fallers.
The S&P/NZX 50 Index has closed 0.3 percent lower, but is still ahead for the week as volatility remains in the market.
The Trans Pacific Partnership deal and Federal Reserve delaying interest rate rises have given some confidence to NZ sharemarket investors.
Xero shares have closed nearly 4 percent higher, as it implements price increases in the New Zealand market.
The S&P/NZX 50 Index has closed 0.7 percent lower, amid renewed concerns about the Chinese economy and as some stocks shed rights to their dividends.
Volkswagen shares have plunged as investigations spread into its thwarting of pollution controls, but European markets have risen on hopes Greece may follow austerity reforms following the government's re-election.
The S&P/NZX 50 Index has closed 1.1 percent higher after what was described as a "risk on" day for the New Zealand bourse.
It looks almost certain that the Reserve Bank will cut the official cash rate tomorrow.
Fonterra has made another increase to the premium it pays its organic dairy farmers.
High-yielding stocks were back in favour, lifting the NZX's benchmark index, ahead of an expected rate cut by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand.
CBL Corp, which sells credit surety and financial risk insurance, plans to sell shares to raise as much as $132 million and list on the New Zealand and Australian sharemarkets.
The New Zealand dollar has fallen below 63 US cents, a level last seen during June 2009.
Higher petrol prices look likely in New Zealand thanks to rocketing oil prices and the falling kiwi dollar.
Even another rate cut by the People's Bank of China did not stem worries that slowdown in the world's second-largest economy could stall world growth.
A retirement industry lobby group is arguing that the Government made a mistake axing the KiwiSaver $1000 kickstart incentive.
Markets in Asia, Europe and Latin America rallied after Beijing slashed interest rates, but US markets recorded a sixth day of losses.
They say a week is a long time in politics. Well, a few hours is a long time in the financial markets.
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