NZ shares fall
New Zealand shares fell, led lower by Sky Network Television on continued earnings worries and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, while Chorus and Arvida Group gained.
The S&P/NZX50 Index dropped 64.15 points, or 0.7 percent, to 9,228. Within the index, 22 stocks fell, 20 rose, and eight were unchanged. Turnover was $137.2 million.