Thursday, 13 December 2018

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  • ‘Spyro video game’ and ‘airpods’ on Kiwi shopping lists

    09:07 | 11/12/18
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    A review of Kiwis’ most popular Google search terms over this Christmas 2018 period – which shows trending searches for the ‘Spyro video game’, ‘airpods’ and ‘juicers’ – are a timely reminder to retailers to be more specific in their ... more»
  • BitPrime Cryptocurrency Price Update

    09:00 | 11/12/18
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    Cryptocurrency Market Market capitalisation yesterday: NZD$160,981,163,520 Market capitalisation today: NZD$164,330,373,315 Change: 2.08%  more»
  • SingleSource secures Callaghan Innovation R&D grant

    08:55 | 11/12/18
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    Auckland, NZ, December 11th, 2018 - SingleSource , pioneers in decentralised identity and risk scoring, have secured a R&D grant from Callaghan Innovation, New Zealand’s innovation agency, to help fund the development of the company’s decentralised ... more»
  • Entries open for 2019 NZ Hi-Tech Awards

    08:51 | 11/12/18
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    Entries are now open for the 2019 NZ Hi-Tech Awards, New Zealand’s premier technology awards programme.  more»
  • HiFX morning Update, December 11, 2018

    08:41 | 11/12/18
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    The NZDUSD opens at 0.6875 (mid-rate) this morning. Risk aversion continues to dominate markets with global equities sharply lower amid ongoing trade and growth concerns. Yesterday’s China and Japanese data releases added to investor concerns about slowing ... more»
  • Julie Christie appointed to the Board of Tourism West Coast

    20:48 | 10/12/18
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    Dame Julie Christie has been appointed to the Board of Tourism West Coast (TWC) as Development West Coast’s (DWC) representative. Her predecessor on the board, Margaret Grant, recently completed her tenure, serving since 2009. more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall to 5-week low

    20:46 | 10/12/18
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    MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall to 5-week low as trade tensions spook investors; A2 drops  more»
  • NZ dollar benefiting from weaker greenback

    20:45 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was higher as the greenback continues to bear the brunt of rising risk aversion amid concern about global growth.  more»
  • PM mum on Kiwibuild head Stephen Barclay's status

    20:44 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is staying tightlipped on Kiwbuild head Stephen Barclay's uncertain role spearheading the government's flagship house-building policy.  more»
  • Mataura Valley begins infant formula trials

    20:43 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Mataura Valley Milk started its first nutritional product trials last week and is on target to begin commercial production at the end of January.  more»
  • CEO pay and non-GAAP reporting are linked

    20:41 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - The more highly paid the chief executives of publicly listed companies, the more likely they are to use figures that don’t conform to generally accepted accounting principles, according to a University of Otago study. more»
  • ACC levy cuts worth $50M a year to business, says Ardern

    20:40 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Cuts to the Accident Compensation Corp's risk-related work levies will save New Zealand businesses about $50 million a year, while other levies will either not change or, in the case of risk-rated vehicle levies, will be discontinued. more»
  • Unfair business practices on borrowed time

    20:39 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Business owners who use unfair trading and contract terms in their dealings look likely to face a stiffer range of rules and penalties following a government review of unfair commercial practices. more»
  • CORRECT: New director of Vital Healthcare’s manager

    20:37 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Graham Stuart says he isn’t worried that Vital Healthcare Property Trust’s manager can fire him at will after a current review of the manager’s fees has been completed. more»
  • UPDATE: Take care to avoid "unnecessary" cost

    20:31 | 10/12/18
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    Dec. 10 (BusinessDesk) - Relying on electrification of heavy industry and transport to meet the country’s emission-reduction goals would risk “unnecessary” cost and may close out hydrogen export options longer term, Vivid Economics says. more»
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