Shares follow Wall St higher in light trading
New Zealand shares extended their gains on the back of improved sentiment in the US. Exporters including Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and A2 Milk benefited from a weaker kiwi dollar.
The S&P/NZX 50 Index rose 66.9 points, or 0.7 percent, to 10,071.74. Within the index, 29 stocks gained, 15 fell, and six were unchanged. Turnover was $110.6 mil