Tuesday, 04 August 2015

Markets

Major Indices
 
 
 
 
NZX Top 5 by Value
CodeNameLastVolumeChange
SPKSpark New Zealand Limited2.9105,927,1970.0852.84%
MELMeridian Energy Limited2.2805,168,3880.0401.72%
MRPMighty River Power Limited2.7902,093,3490.0903.13%
TMETrade Me Group Limited3.4101,125,6310.0501.49%
GNEGenesis Energy Limited1.7401,693,5550.0301.69%
 
Recent News
  • Getting Uber Excited About Electric Vehicles

    14:38 | 4/8/15
    Scoop
    To celebrate the Smart Transport Forum being held on the 6th of August, Leading the Charge and Uber joined forces this week to give members of the Sustainable Business Network the opportunity to experience the thrill of riding in an electric vehicle. more»
  • Citadel's Ken Griffin Leaves 2008 Tumble Far Behind

    14:37 | 4/8/15
    Wall Street Journal
    Nearly seven years after standing at the brink of collapse during the financial crisis, amid heavy losses and a struggle to build an investment bank, Chicago-based Citadel has crawled back near the top of the hedge-fund heap. more»
  • Futures Point to Further Dairy Price Falls as N.Z. Volumes Rise

    14:26 | 4/8/15
    Bloomberg
    New Zealand whole milk powder futures are pointing to a further fall in prices at the GlobalDairyTrade auction Tuesday as Fonterra Cooperative Group Ltd., the world's biggest dairy exporter, enters a seasonal peak of production. December futures traded ... more»
  • Australian dollar a trap for the bearish as economy ticks on

    14:26 | 4/8/15
    Sydney Morning Herald
    The Australian dollar might look like an obvious short opportunity as commodity prices grind lower but one prominent strategist has warned that the currency might sting speculators who fail to see signs of improving domestic demand. more»
  • Check Out The Hottest Celeb Pics This Week

    14:26 | 4/8/15
    OK Magazine
    Over the weekend, Bethenny Frankel from Real Housewives of New York City celebrated National Girlfriends Day at Mohegan Sun Casino in Connecticut, and participated in a special Reality Check event where she met fans during a live Q&A and book ... more»
  • Puerto Rico confirms it failed to make $58 million debt payment

    14:03 | 4/8/15
    Miami Herald
    Puerto Rico made a partial payment of $628,000 in interest but could not afford to make the remainder, which was due Saturday, because the legislature did not appropriate the funds, said Melba Acosta Febo, president of the Government Development Bank. more»
  • Former Rotorua RSA building goes on the market for sale

    14:00 | 4/8/15
    Scoop
    The doors of the Rotorua RSA may be closed, but they are now open to offers with the property being listed for sale just days after an emotionally fraught ensign ceremony. more»
  • Kiwis Opting to Holiday Close to Home

    13:56 | 4/8/15
    Scoop
    Kiwis Opting to Holiday Close to Home in 2015 the Islands And Oz Top Picks  more»
  • BERL forecasts cyclical slowdown

    13:53 | 4/8/15
    Scoop
    While New Zealand’s economic growth for the next couple of years will be slower than in recent times it is set to remain positive, according to BERL’s latest assessment of the situation and prospects for the New Zealand economy.  more»
  • Mitsubishi Electric New Facility in Thailand to Promote Cooling Technology ...

    13:52 | 4/8/15
    SYS-CON Media
    Mitsubishi Electric Corporation (TOKYO:6503) announced today that Mitsubishi Electric Kang Yong Watana Co., Ltd. (MKY), a Thai-based subsidiary, has invested over 400 million baht, or about US$12 million, in a new training center that will strengthen ... more»
  • PRESS DIGEST -Hong Kong - Aug 4

    13:52 | 4/8/15
    Reuters
    The restructuring of China Resources Enterprise is set to be completed in November and the group will look to buy more brewers in a bid to increase its market share in China's beer segment, Chief Financial Officer Frank Lai said after a shareholder ... more»
  • Foresters to discuss a better future

    13:51 | 4/8/15
    Scoop
    Over 100 forest sector stakeholders are gathering in Wellington next week to discuss developing a national forest policy. They want the policy to be accepted and used by the forestry sector — and for it to guide the Government’s thinking on forestry. more»
  • Suncorp Group Ltd jumps on full year result: Is it time to buy?

    13:41 | 4/8/15
    Motley Fool Australia
    The market is warming up to Suncorp Group Ltd's (ASX: SUN) full year result with the stock bouncing back into the black after suffering early falls. more»
  • Origin Energy to Sell 53.09% Stake in NZ's Contact Energy for $1.18B

    13:41 | 4/8/15
    Rigzone
    ... will provide approximately $1.18 billion (NZD 1.8 billion) in net proceeds to Origin which will be used to repay debt and redeem $131.24 million (NZD 200 million) of redeemable preference shares issued by Origin Energy Contact Finance No. 2 Limited. more»
  • NZ commodity prices post biggest monthly decline on record

    13:32 | 4/8/15
    Scoop
    Aug. 4 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand commodity prices fell at their fastest pace on record in July, notching up a fourth straight month of declines to the lowest level in almost six years, led by dairy. more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ5059,07753,119891.58%
COMP5,115130.25%
DJI17,598920.52%
SP5002,09860.28%
DAX11,4441351.19%
FTSE6,68980.11%
NI22520,548370.18%
TWI70.780.280.39%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.0960.0030.23%
NZDUSD0.65650.00190.29%
AUDUSD0.72750.00220.30%
NZDAUD0.90210.00020.02%