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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

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