Friday, 29 August 2014


Major Indices
NZX Top 5 by Value
FBUFletcher Building9.2001,546,3790.0900.97%
SPKSpark New Zealand Limited2.93511,304,4500.0100.34%
CENContact Energy5.550677,1010.0901.60%
AIAAuckland International Airport3.700748,6440.0802.12%
AIRAir New Zealand2.1952,927,8260.0200.90%
Recent News
  • The killer blow to your desk phone

    16:39 | 29/8/14
    The humble desk phone has clearly seen a serious drop in use over the last few years. But realistically can your smartphone ever be a full replacement?  more»
  • SKY Continues to Innovate

    16:36 | 29/8/14
    SKY customers will soon be enjoying upgraded MY SKY services, internet connectivity, video on-demand, upgraded legacy decoders and a modernised electronic programme guide (EPG). A Subscription Video on Demand (SVOD) service for non-SKY customers will also ... more»
  • Woolworths online sales hit AU$1.2 billion

    16:30 | 29/8/14
    While O'Brien is focused on building Woolworths Limited's online business, it remains a drop in the ocean compared to the company's total yearly revenue, which stands at almost AU$61.2 billion, according to its annual financial report (PDF), released ... more»
  • Auckland Demand for Cruises Sees New Cruise Specialist Open

    16:22 | 29/8/14
    Auckland’s growing demand for luxury international cruise holidays has seen the opening of a new travel agency in St Heliers with a special focus on cruise travel.  more»
  • Tennessee Gas Pipeline Company seeks expediated federal review of pipeline ...

    16:18 | 29/8/14
    Berkshire Eagle
    And local residents are hopping mad about it. "They're like ... The company has filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for permission to add a 3.8-mile, 36-inch diameter storage loop to one of Sandisfield's two existing gas lines ... more»
  • Mad Decent Block Party far from decent

    16:18 | 29/8/14
    Burlington County Times
    Although I did not venture into the car, I did hear many a story about what went on in there, including (but not limited to) a kid who brought a whole, halved watermelon in a Styrofoam cooler and was letting it be passed around from seat to seat ... more»
  • Things to Do, Aug. 29 - Sept. 4

    16:18 | 29/8/14
    The News-Press
    Ostego Bay Foundation Inc. is hosting the “Wacky Tacky Tourist Party” Saturday from 4-7 pm with Wackiest Tourist Contest, Silent Auction, 50/50 Raffles, food specials and music by “Peppermint Patty”. more»
  • Into the mind of Robert Meyer

    16:18 | 29/8/14
    Arizona Republic
    We see about 20 patients a day that are referred to our specialists that we can't treat because their parents selected insurance that excludes Phoenix Children's and our physicians group. The children that come through our emergency or are transferred ... more»
  • CTC Aviation, to host open day

    16:12 | 29/8/14
    World-leading flight training organisation, CTC Aviation, to host open day World-leading flight training organisation, CTC Aviation, is hosting an Open Day at its crew training centre located at Hamilton Airport on Saturday 13 September 2014. Open Day visitors ... more»
  • Auckland tourism campaign wins at TVNZ Marketing Awards

    16:09 | 29/8/14
    Auckland tourism campaign wins at TVNZ New Zealand Marketing Awards Auckland proved that the show never stops at last night’s TVNZ New Zealand Marketing Awards winning the title for best Lifestyle, Travel and Leisure campaign. The winning campaign – ... more»
  • Marsden Maritime lifts annual profit 24%

    16:08 | 29/8/14
    Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) - Marsden Maritime Holdings, formerly Northland Port Co, lifted annual profit 24 percent as a stronger result from its half-stake in Whangarei's Northport was supported by asset sales in the year. more»
  • Philippine Peso Leads Gains in Asia This Week as Rupiah Slips

    16:07 | 29/8/14
    The Philippine peso led this week's gains in Asian currencies after the nation's economic growth beat forecasts. Indonesia's rupiah ... 22 to 6.1529 per dollar in Shanghai, China Foreign Exchange Trade System prices show, taking its monthly gains to 0 ... more»
  • Paradox and promise

    15:56 | 29/8/14
    Resource Clips
    But Borshoff suggested uranium might have already experienced signs of recovery. This month's price bump, from a 52-week low of $28 up to $32.50 on August 28, “has been explained away due to political issues and the possible [Cameco Corp TSX:CCO] ... more»
  • Reports: Blackstone Mulls Sale Of New York City Skyscraper For Up To $2.25 Bln

    15:56 | 29/8/14
    ( - Private equity giant Blackstone Group LP ( BX ) is mulling the sale of its New York city skyscraper '1095 Avenue of the Americas' in what could be one of the most expensive building sale in the U.S. more»
  • Alibaba's Top IPO Banks Underwrite $3Bln Loan

    15:56 | 29/8/14
    Wall Street Journal (blog)
    ... a mega IPO in the U.S. But four of Alibaba Group's six lead underwriters are also lending the Chinese ecommerce giant $3 billion before the landmark deal kicks off, probably next week, showing how its bankers are looking to deepen their ... more»
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