Wednesday, 30 July 2014

Markets

  • Polynesian Spa luxury experience widens with new pool

    10:40 | 30/7/14
    Scoop
    Polynesian Spa luxury experience widens with new mineral pool Rotorua’s Polynesian Spa has opened a new mineral pool in its Deluxe Lake Spa which means guests now have access to both renowned acidic and alkaline mineral waters for ultimate bathing wellness. ... more»
  • Aussie dollar lower after good US sentiment data

    10:30 | 30/7/14
    Sydney Morning Herald
    The Australian dollar is slightly lower amid more signs the US economy is improving. At 7am in Sydney on Wednesday, the local unit was trading at 93.85 US cents, down from 93.96 US cents on Tuesday. more»
  • Catalogue Available for NZB Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale

    10:23 | 30/7/14
    Scoop
    Nine supplementary entries have been added to New Zealand Bloodstock’s Winter Mixed Bloodstock Sale this Friday (1 August) at Karaka. In addition to the 97 broodmares already catalogued, a further four have been added along with one yearling, one two-year-old ... more»
Major Indices
 
 
 
 
NZX Top 5 by Value
CodeNameLastVolumeChange
TELTelecom Corp2.8159,720,4300.1254.25%
FSFFonterra Shareholders Fund6.1201,936,5090.0500.82%
FBUFletcher Building9.0001,542,1540.0400.44%
SCLSouthern Capital1.5802,036,2800.0201.28%
FCGFonterra Co-operative Group Ltd6.110434,1160.0600.99%
 
Recent News
  • A Platform for Moving Bodies

    10:18 | 30/7/14
    Wall Street Journal
    'On the Nature of Things," a fine new trio from Pilobolus, opens Program A, one of the two bills making up the 43-year-old dance-theater troupe's now-annual season at the Joyce Theater. more»
  • PGT buys rival window maker for $111 million

    10:07 | 30/7/14
    Sarasota Herald-Tribune
    VENICE - Swinging one of the largest business deals by a Southwest Florida company since the Great Recession, impact-resistant window and door maker PGT Inc. is buying an industry rival for $111 million. ... PGT has since rebounded thanks to the surge ... more»
  • TOP 10 Holiday Parks respond to changes in Chinese market

    10:04 | 30/7/14
    Scoop
    TOP 10 Holiday Parks this week revealed new Chinese language content on their website. www.top10.co.nz. The Chinese language content aims to attract the growing Chinese visitor market and local Chinese domestic market. more»
  • Bay's future looks bright as economy picks up pace

    09:56 | 30/7/14
    New Zealand Herald
    "We're starting to see the first signs of things turning around, but they're in the early days. "[Tauranga's] future is bright because of a whole range of reasons. We've got the best climate in the country, the best beach, we've got the best port ... more»
  • 3 reasons why you should hold Telstra Corporation Ltd

    09:56 | 30/7/14
    Motley Fool Australia
    The main reason behind the rallying share prices of big dividend stocks, like Telstra, has been falling interest rates globally. more»
  • David Jochem joins Plus4 Insurance Solutions

    09:54 | 30/7/14
    Scoop
    Plus4 Insurance Solutions Extends its Presence in Christchurch with the Appointment of David Jochem Plus4 Insurance Solutions (Plus4), the national insurance broking and financial adviser group, today announced that Christchurch-based adviser, David ... more»
  • Science in society good for business

    09:52 | 30/7/14
    Scoop
    BusinessNZ has welcomed the first science in society plan released by the Government. The plan sets a direction for the next 10 years for a more science-capable New Zealand. BusinessNZ Chief Executive Phil O’Reilly says the plan’s initiatives for the ... more»
  • Kiwi dollar dragged down by dairy drop

    09:46 | 30/7/14
    3News
    The NZ dollar dropped below US85 cents for the first time in seven weeks after Fonterra cut its forecast payout.  more»
  • Work and personal lives to blur

    09:46 | 30/7/14
    Scoop
    The boundaries between work and personal life may disappear as companies assume greater responsibility for the social welfare of their employees, according to PwC’s report, The future of work: A journey to 2022.  more»
  • Wyden Calls for Action to Close Tobacco Tax Loophole

    09:45 | 30/7/14
    Insurance News Net
    ... president and CEO of Liggett Vector Brands LLC ; Rocky Patel , owner of Rocky Patel Premium Cigars Inc. and board member of Cigar Rights of America; Michael Tynan , policy offer for the Oregon Public Health Division; and Scott Drenkard , economist ... more»
  • Aegis, Missile Defense and the US Pivot

    09:45 | 30/7/14
    the Diplomat
    According to the Pentagon's 2014 report to Congress on China's military, the PLA Navy has experienced at least a decade of modernization that has yielded an impressive force with modern ships, submarines and an aircraft carrier entering the fleet. more»
  • North Korea Resumes Rare Earth Exports to China

    09:45 | 30/7/14
    the Diplomat
    Because REEs are used in a variety of important industries, including green technology, defense systems, consumer electronics and cutting-edge products, their importance is increasing, sparking competition among countries to secure more of them. None ... more»
  • Sirona Arranges Convertible Loans

    09:45 | 30/7/14
    MarketWatch
    VANCOUVER, BC, Jul 29, 2014 (Marketwired via COMTEX) -- Sirona Biochem Corp. (CVE:CA:SBM) (otcqx:SRBCF) (frankfurt:ZSB), (the "Company") announces that is has entered into convertible loan agreements with arm's length parties (the "Lenders") for ... more»
  • CBRE Group Inc (CBG) Updates FY14 Earnings Guidance

    09:44 | 30/7/14
    Mideast Time
    CBRE Group logo CBRE Group Inc (NYSE:CBG) updated its FY14 earnings guidance on Tuesday. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.60-1.65 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus earnings per share estimate of ... more»
  • Westland Milk Products announces 2014-15 pay-out prediction

    09:43 | 30/7/14
    Scoop
    New Zealand’s second largest dairy co-operative Westland Milk Products has announced a pay-out prediction of $6 to $6.40 per kilogram of milk solids (kgMS) before retentions for the 2014-15 season just commenced. more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,15880.15%
COMP4,44320.05%
DJI16,912700.42%
SP5001,97090.45%
DAX9,654550.58%
FTSE6,808200.29%
NI22515,618890.57%
TWI79.320.000.00%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.3410.0030.21%
NZDUSD0.85070.00430.50%
AUDUSD0.93860.00220.23%
NZDAUD0.90610.00200.22%