儘管有美國股市強烈下滑的拖動，昨天澳洲股市收盤略有上漲。因Commonwealth Bank想向機構投資者出售股票籌資20億澳元而拖累整個銀行板塊下跌。基準指數S&P/ASX200漲14.4點，漲幅0.4%，報3570.6點。綜合指數漲16.1點，漲幅0.46%，報3515.0點。 Commonwealth Bank配股終止和壞賬增加打擊了銀行板塊的信心。
NEW ZEALAND OIL & GAS LIMITED
New Zealand Oil & Gas Limited is a New Zealand-based exploration and production company. The Company’s asset includes Tui Area Oil Development, Kupe project and Pike River Coal Development. The Tui Area Oil Fields are located in the offshore Taranaki basin, New Zealand. Three separate oil accumulations have been developed in the Tui Area Oil Fields, including Tui, Amokura and Pateke. The Kupe project is developing a gas and light oil/condensate field that lies in the offshore Taranaki basin, New Zealand. The drilling and testing of the three Kupe Development Wells in PML 38146 was successfully completed in June 2008. The Pike River Coal mine is on the West Coast of New Zealand’s South Island. It is an underground mine targeting coking coal.