NZ stocks tick higher
New Zealand shares ticked up, supported by overnight gains on Wall Street and positive trading in Australia. A2 Milk Co and Synlait Milk rose.
The S&P/NZX 50 index rose 37.64 points, or 0.4 percent, to 8,816.42. Within the index, 27 stocks rose, seven were unchanged and 16 fell. Turnover was $130.9 million.