尽管有美国股市强烈下滑的拖动，昨天澳洲股市收盘略有上涨。因Commonwealth Bank想向机构投资者出售股票筹资20亿澳元而拖累整个银行板块下跌。基准指数S&P/ASX200涨14.4点，涨幅0.4%，报3,570.6点。综合指数涨16.1点，涨幅0.46%，报3,515.0点。Commonwealth Bank配股终止和坏账增加打击了银行板块的信心。
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.