NZ shares rise
New Zealand shares rose as improving risk appetite in the wake of strong US jobs data and a note of caution from the US Federal Reserve sparked bargain-hunting in stocks like Kathmandu, Synlait Milk and A2 Milk.
The S&P/NZX 50 index increased 62.28 points, or 0.7 percent, to 8,806.04. Within the index, 32 stocks gained, 11 fell and seven were unchanged. Turnover was low at $73.9 millio