Friday, 31 October 2014

Markets

Major Indices
 
 
 
 
NZX Top 5 by Value
CodeNameLastVolumeChange
IQEIntueri Education Group2.8301,057,3850.1003.41%
MELCAMeridian Energy Limited1.6403,569,8870.0251.50%
TMETrade Me Group Limited3.9301,602,1050.0501.29%
SPKSpark New Zealand Limited3.1502,257,4790.0351.12%
SKTSky Network Television6.3601,203,6320.0600.95%
 
Recent News
  • Small-Car Sales Languish as Low Fuel Prices Benefit SUVs

    17:52 | 31/10/14
    Bloomberg
    Ford Motor Co. deliveries may slip 4.2 percent, and General Motors Co. may gain 2.9 percent, according to the survey. While cheap gasoline isn't the only force motivating people to buy SUVs, it can help close a deal, said Kevin Tynan, senior ... more»
  • Half-Truths, Unequal Funding Define Booker-Bell Race for U.S Senate Seat

    17:52 | 31/10/14
    NJ Spotlight
    So when Booker talks of Bell spending three decades in Virginia and moving back to New Jersey just to make this race, that's something the Republican has readily acknowledged, even admitting its might seem “presumptuous. more»
  • China and Hong Kong shares climb, Mengniu up after Danone's deal

    17:52 | 31/10/14
    Reuters
    Financials sectors provided strong support to main indexes, with Bank of China Ltd rising 3.7 percent, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd climbing 2.2 percent, and China Life Insurance Co Ltd gaining 2.1 percent. Steel-related stocks also rose ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to a record; led by Ebos

    17:52 | 31/10/14
    Scoop
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a record led by Ebos Group amid optimist about its prospects in Australia as it signalled a 10 percent boost to first quarter trading. Steel & Tube and Fletcher Building were boosted by rising building ... more»
  • Yuan in Hong Kong Set for Biggest Monthly Advance in Three Years

    17:49 | 31/10/14
    Bloomberg
    “More direct currency trading links and hence usage of yuan will boost demand for the currency in the longer term,” said Banny Lam, co-head of research at Agricultural Bank of China International Securities Ltd. in Hong Kong. “Expectations are that ... more»
  • Manila Electric says 28 firms commit to use generator sets to ease power shortage

    17:41 | 31/10/14
    Reuters
    The Meralco customers, mostly mall operators and condominium developers including SM Prime Holdings Inc, Ayala Land Inc and Robinsons Land Corp, will switch on their generator sets that can produce up to 163 megawatts instead of drawing power from the ... more»
  • Community calendar: Oct. 31

    17:41 | 31/10/14
    Bradenton Herald
    Knowing that all students have a variety of learning styles, lessons are tailored to accommodate individual students. ... Instant critiquing by a group of many published author and former REAP (Recognized Educators and Professionals). .... Florida ... more»
  • What's Happening for November

    17:41 | 31/10/14
    SunHerald.com
    Crisis Communications seminar: 8-9 p.m., Knight Nonprofit Center small banquet room, 11975 Seaway Road, Gulfport. Sponsored by Mississippi ..... Sponsored by Guiness, New Belgium Brewery, Champion Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, F.E.B. Distributing Company ... more»
  • Feed My Starving Children Group Packs 520992 Meals

    17:30 | 31/10/14
    Placer County Online
    Feed My Starving Children, an international food-aid organization, coordinates MobilePack events around the United States where volunteers combine and package ingredients scientifically formulated to address the needs of malnourished children. more»
  • Hong Kong activists mull Beijing visit during APEC

    17:30 | 31/10/14
    The Daily Progress
    HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong student protest leaders are considering visiting Beijing while it hosts a major Asian summit next week to press their demands for greater democratic reforms. more»
  • Sensex, Nifty hit record highs; TCS, Infosys, Wipro gain

    17:30 | 31/10/14
    Livemint
    Among the losers, Bharti Airtel Ltd fell 1.5% to Rs.401.50 after its Africa operations continue to be a source of worry for its investors, Mint reported. For the quarter ended September, the company reported Ebitda (earnings before interest, taxes ... more»
  • Fitch Rates CCB's First Offshore Basel III Tier 2 Bonds 'BBB+(EXP)'

    17:30 | 31/10/14
    Reuters
    Furthermore, interest payments on the notes may be omitted in the event that CCB has a lack of available resources, which Fitch believes the relevant authorities would determine as being the point at which CCB is deemed no longer viable. more»
  • Cipla, Alibaba, Political Ads: Intellectual Property

    17:18 | 31/10/14
    Bloomberg
    Capstone Photography Inc., 2:13-cv-09573, U.S. District Court, Central District of California (Los Angeles). For more patent news, click here. more»
  • China's yuan rises on corporate dollar sales, set to rise 0.5 pct in Oct

    17:18 | 31/10/14
    Daily Mail
    SHANGHAI, Oct 31 (Reuters) - China's yuan edged higher against the dollar on Friday, buoyed by strong corporate dollar sales, traders said, and it is set to show a gain of 0.5 percent in October, the fifth straight month of mild appreciation. more»
  • Standard Chartered Probe, Shadow Banks, Barclays: Compliance

    17:18 | 31/10/14
    Bloomberg
    While watchdogs have reined in excessive risk-taking by banks in the wake of the collapse of Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. in 2008, they are concerned that lenders might use shadow banking to evade the clampdown and cause risks to build up out of sight ... more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,393240.45%
COMP4,566170.37%
DJI17,1952211.30%
SP5001,995120.62%
DAX9,115320.35%
FTSE6,464100.15%
NI22515,9062481.58%
TWI76.470.210.28%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.2600.0010.08%
NZDUSD0.78410.00090.11%
AUDUSD0.88250.00060.07%
NZDAUD0.88880.00180.20%