5 Mar 2012

NZX trading volume up in February

11:45 am on 5 March 2012

Trading on the New Zealand stock exchange picked up in February.

Almost 78,000 trades were made on the NZX in February, 57% more than in the same period a year earlier.

However, the total value traded slipped by 3.5% to $2.2 billion.

Trades worth more than $50,000 have risen more than 63% during the year.

The NZX50 index fell 1.4% in the month.