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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

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