Monday, 20 February 2017


Major Indices
NZX Top 5 by Value
AKC100AKC 27/07/2026 3.338% Auckland Council4.4004,406,0000.1704.02%
ATMA2 Corp Limited2.4803,845,0050.0301.20%
AIAAuckland International Airport6.945701,5830.1552.28%
MCYMercury NZ Limited3.0201,507,3620.0551.85%
IAGFBIAG 15/06/2043 5.15% Insurance Australia97.30196,0000.300.31%
Recent News
  • BRIEF-Pixie Group Ltd updates on trading halt request

    23:03 | 20/2/17
    Reuters is the news and media division of Thomson Reuters. Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news, world news, business news, technology news, headline news, small business news, news ... more»
  • Analysts Set South32 Ltd (S32) PT at $129.29

    22:58 | 20/2/17
    Sports Perspectives
    South32 logo South32 Ltd (LON:S32) has been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the ten ratings firms that are presently covering the company. more»
  • English criticises Super Fund CEO's pay rise

    22:52 | 20/2/17
    Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister Bill English has criticised the board of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund for lifting its chief executive's pay 36 percent last year, and suggested there could be a shakeup in how CEOs of the largest state ... more»
  • NZ dollar slips in tussle

    22:50 | 20/2/17
    Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell in subdued trading as traders looked ahead to the GlobalDairyTrade auction this week and the release of minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting. more»
  • High Court rules Dotcom, co-accused eligible for extradion

    22:47 | 20/2/17
    Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and his three co-accused are eligible for extradition to the USnited States, New Zealand's High Court ruled in a judgment published today. more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed, gains for Auckland Airport

    22:46 | 20/2/17
    Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares were mixed with Auckland International Airport and Spark New Zealand gaining while Chorus and Sky Network Television dropped.  more»
  • Unilever fall leaves FTSE 100 struggling

    22:33 | 20/2/17
    BBC News
    (Open) The FTSE 100 struggled on Monday after Unilever shares opened about 8% lower after Kraft Heinz abandoned its proposed merger. more»
  • Bond Traders Are Placing Euro-Breakup Bets Again

    22:22 | 20/2/17
    Hidden under the surface of European bond markets, traders are placing bets that will pay out if the risks in the euro zone severely escalate. more»
  • Nikkei 225 Daily Forecast

    22:16 | 20/2/17
    The Nikkei 225 fell initially on Friday but found enough support at the ¥19,000 region to turn around and form a hammer. This is a very bullish sign and I think that we are starting to make a “higher low”, suggesting that we are going to continue going ... more»
  • Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (DLG) Earns “Sell” Rating from Shore Capital

    22:13 | 20/2/17
    BNB Daily (blog)
    Direct Line Insurance Group PLC logo Direct Line Insurance Group PLC (LON:DLG)'s stock had its “sell” rating reissued by equities researchers at Shore Capital in a note issued to investors on Monday. more»
  • Ethicon Announces Agreement To Acquire Torax Medical, Inc.

    22:09 | 20/2/17
    Med Device Online
    Cincinnati, /PRNewswire/ - Ethicon, Inc. today announced a definitive agreement to acquire Torax Medical, Inc., a privately held medical device company that manufactures and markets the LINX® Reflux Management System, a novel minimally invasive device ... more»
  • Tesco PLC (TSCO) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BNP Paribas

    21:26 | 20/2/17
    The Cerbat Gem
    Tesco PLC logo Tesco PLC (LON:TSCO)'s stock had its “underperform” rating reiterated by equities researchers at BNP Paribas in a note issued to investors on Monday. more»
  • Pound to euro exchange rate: Sterling to FALL further against EUR this week ...

    21:20 | 20/2/17
    One event to watch out for this week which could affect the pound to euro rate is the release of the Gross Domestic Product numbers on Wednesday 22 February at 9.30am. more»
  • Bovis 2016 profit falls; begins business review

    21:19 | 20/2/17
    LONDON--Bovis Homes Group PLC (BVS.LN) Monday reported a 3% fall in 2016 pretax profit, and said that it will undertake a business improvement program in 2017, which may included sale of certain assets. more»
  • Kraft abandons US$143 bln offer for Unilever

    21:15 | 20/2/17
    EJ Insight
    Kraft abandons US$143 bln offer for Unilever. Kraft Heinz Co. has withdrawn its offer for a US$143 billion merger with Unilever Plc., according to a joint announcement from the two companies on Sunday. Kraft, the US-based food giant, abandoned its plan ... more»