Friday, 31 October 2014

Asia Pacific

  • CompaniesChina lifts ban on Fonterra milk powder

    17:18 | 31/10/14
    Financial Times
    Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited was today advised by the Ministry of Primary Industries that the Chinese Government is lifting the temporary suspension for export of Fonterra base powder for infant formula (containing whey) and Fonterra whey powder ... more»
  • China lifts ban on Fonterra whey powders

    17:18 | 31/10/14
    Scoop.co.nz
    ... dairy base powder is sold to third-party manufacturers who turn it into infant formula. Units in the Fonterra Shareholders' Fund, which gives investors exposure to Fonterra's dividend stream, were unchanged at $6.29, and have gained 8.5 percent ... more»
  • Business Briefs: Corbett to cut funding for medical malpractice coverage

    16:56 | 31/10/14
    Pittsburgh Post Gazette
    Assessments on physicians and hospitals for a special fund that provides medical malpractice coverage will be cut by 48 percent next year, Gov. more»
Asia Pacific Snapshot
CodeNameHighLowLastChange
NZ50NZSX 50 Index5,3815,3705,381250.46%
TWITrade Weighted Index76.6076.6076.600.340.45%
STIStraits Times - Singapore3,2343,2203,234100.32%
NI225Nikkei 22515,70115,58515,6581040.67%
HSIHang Seng23,84223,61523,7021180.49%
 
 
Latest Asia Pacific News
  • Japan bags NZ company

    16:33 | 31/10/14
    Stuff.co.nz
    BCS has installed its systems at some of the world's biggest airports, including Changi airport in Singapore and Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Malaysia. Founded in the early 1990s as Berrill Control Systems, BCS in July reported a jump in ... more»
  • Theravance's (THRX) CEO Mike Aguiar on Q3 2014 Results - Earnings Call ...

    16:22 | 31/10/14
    Seeking Alpha (registration)
    Additionally, we expect new RELVAR/ BREO clinical data from the SUMMIT mortality study to read out in 2015 and the Sanford COPD study to read out in 2016. more»
  • The Best Jobs on Earth: I Ran Away With the Circus

    16:00 | 31/10/14
    Yahoo Travel
    There's nothing quite like seeing the wonderment, awe, and disbelief on the faces of children as they put down their phones, pay attention, and sit on the edge of their seat to experience circus magic up close. more»
  • Australia & NZ stocks pop higher, on track for hefty monthly gains

    15:48 | 31/10/14
    Reuters
    Rio Tinto Ltd and BHP Billiton jumped around 1 percent. Falling gold ... Among the mid-cap stocks, pharmaceutical and animal products company Ebos Group was up 2.7 percent to NZ$9.35 after it said it was buying Australian pet food maker BlackHawk. more»
  • STAG Industrial Keeps Growing, but How Far Can It Expand?

    15:37 | 31/10/14
    Motley Fool
    On that score, STAG posted solid growth of 20%; but most of the gains were attributable to acquisitions, and an increase in shares outstanding limited per-share gains in core funds from operations to a single penny, at $0.36 per share. That was $0.01 ... more»
  • Ten stocks in focus in Friday morning trade

    15:37 | 31/10/14
    Economic Times
    Adani Power Ltd: The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has cleared Adani Power's proposed deal with Lanco Infratech to buy latter's 1,200-MW imported coal-fired power plant at Udupi in Karnataka for more than Rs 6,000 crore, marking the biggest ... more»
  • Banks Island Gold Ltd. Provides Update and Releases Second Quarter Financial ...

    15:15 | 31/10/14
    MarketWatch
    In general, the criteria being used by the Board of Directors while assessing whether the criteria for commercial production have been satisfied include, but are not limited to, sustainable production which approaches mill throughput of 200tpd, gold ... more»
  • Air NZ, PT Garuda Indonesia win Australian cartel case

    15:15 | 31/10/14
    Scoop.co.nz
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - Air New Zealand and PT Garuda Indonesia have won their bid to dismiss action against them in Australia, claiming the airlines were part of a global cartel to fix prices in international air freight services. more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,388200.36%
COMP4,566170.37%
DJI17,1952211.30%
SP5001,995120.62%
DAX9,115320.35%
FTSE6,464100.15%
NI22515,6581040.67%
TWI76.600.340.45%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.2600.0010.07%
NZDUSD0.78580.00260.33%
AUDUSD0.88260.00050.06%
NZDAUD0.88950.00250.28%