|Published : 15 Mar 2017, 14:46:23|
New Zealand share slips
New Zealand share slipped on Wednesday, materials, industrials and consumer discretionary stocks were the biggest drag on the index.
The benchmark S&P/NZX 50 index fell 0.6 per cent, or 45.79 points, to finish the session at 7,131.3 points.
Building material supplier Fletcher Building Ltd fell 2.1 per cent to hit an eight-month closing low.
New Zealand Refining Company Ltd was the biggest loser on the index, sliding 4.6 per cent to a four-month low, according to Reuters.