Sunday, 24 March 2019

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  • Orr's views on bank capital at odds with Super Fund

    12:34 | 19/3/19
    March 19 (BusinessDesk) - A submission from the New Zealand Superannuation Fund to the Reserve Bank while governor Adrian Orr was still chief executive disagreed with the central bank on just about everything to do with bank capital requirements. more»
  • Statement by ANZASW President for World Social Work Day 2019

    12:33 | 19/3/19
    World Social Work Day has become a highpoint in the social work calendar with practitioners celebrating and promoting the contributions of the profession to individuals, families, communities and wider society internationally. more»
  • Consumer confidence slips, weighed by economic growth worry

    12:31 | 19/3/19
    March 19 (BusinessDesk) - Consumer confidence reversed last quarter's rise as the economy shows signs of slowing, the latest Westpac McDermott Miller survey shows.  more»
  • Vector staves off court proceedings

    11:26 | 19/3/19
    Today Vector announced it has successfully staved off Auckland High Court proceedings brought against it by a company controlled by Bernard Whimp – who withdrew his case one day before a scheduled hearing of Vector’s application to strike out the ... more»
  • NZ dollar rangebound as Brexit worries weigh, eyes on US Fed

    11:19 | 19/3/19
    March 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was slightly weaker against the greenback but stuck in a tight range amid more Brexit turmoil and as markets await direction from the US Federal Reserve later this week. more»
  • Westland inks conditional $588m deal to sell to Yili

    10:48 | 19/3/19
    March 19 (BusinessDesk) - Westland Co-operative Dairy Company has signed a conditional agreement to sell the co-operative to Inner Mongolia Yili Industrial Group for $3.41 per share in a deal worth $588 million, including debt and liabilities.  more»
  • Speedybooker partners with STAAH

    09:56 | 19/3/19
    Speedybooker, an online travel agent processing more than 60,000 bookings (USD$15 million) per year, has announced the completion of a two-way integration with the hotel industry’s leading distribution technology provider, STAAH. more»
  • BitPrime Cryptocurrency Price Update

    09:26 | 19/3/19
    Cryptocurrency Market Market capitalisation yesterday: NZD$203,754,422,249 Market capitalisation today: NZD$202,874,599,722 Change: -0.43%  more»
  • Fonterra responsible Dairying award nominatons closing

    09:14 | 19/3/19
    Nominations for a national award that recognises dairy farmers who demonstrate leadership in their approach to sustainable dairying and who are ambassadors for the industry close this Wednesday March 20.  more»
  • Riki Lum wins 25th national excavator competition

    09:05 | 19/3/19
    Riki Lum was named the winner of the National Excavator Operator Competition at an awards dinner on Saturday night following two days of intense competition against the country’s top excavator operators at Central Districts Field Days in Feilding. more»
  • HiFX morning Update, March 19, 2019

    08:34 | 19/3/19
    The NZDUSD opens at 0.6848 (mid-rate) this morning. It’s been another subdued start to the trading week with investors happy to sit on the side lines and wait for Thursday’s data deluge before positioning their books. Market consensus is that the Federal ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares at record; trading quiet

    20:57 | 18/3/19
    March 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a record in quiet trading as investors digested the latest round of index re-weightings and wait on upcoming earnings. Kathmandu Holdings led the market higher.  more»
  • NZ dollar rides Australian dollar coat-tails higher

    20:24 | 18/3/19
    March 18 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose a little, dragged higher by a buoyant Australian dollar driven by technical factors.  more»
  • CORRECT: Trade Me halts sales of semi-automatic firearms

    20:22 | 18/3/19
    March 18 (BusinessDesk) - Trade Me Group has halted the sale of semi-automatic firearms through its online marketplace as public sentiment on private gun ownership turns in the wake of last Friday's mass shooting in Christchurch.  more»
  • Electricity switching at four-year low

    20:21 | 18/3/19
    March 18 (BusinessDesk) - Switching in the retail electricity market is at a four-year low amid sustained high wholesale prices.  more»
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