Thursday, 22 March 2018

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  • British Pound Looks to BOE Vote Tally for Rate Hike Signal

    18:26 | 22/3/18
    A monetary policy announcement from the Bank of England is in focus in European trading hours. No changes are expected this time around but the tone of minutes from the sit-down - most notably the vote count on the rate-setting MPC committee - will ... more»
  • Cryptojacking Skyrockets to the Top of the Attacker Toolkit

    17:43 | 22/3/18
    Cryptojacking Skyrockets to the Top of the Attacker Toolkit, Signalling Massive Threat to Cyber and Personal Security Annual Threat Report from Symantec Reveals One in Ten Targeted Attack Groups Use Malware Designed to Disrupt Auckland, 22 March ... more»
  • NZ dollar gains vs Aussie after weak Australian jobs data, RBNZ decision

    17:20 | 22/3/18
    The National Business Review
    March 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained against its Australian counterpart after jobs data across the Tasman was weaker than expected, adding to the view the RBA - like the New Zealand central bank today - won't be lifting rates anytime ... more»
  • Orr may break central banker mould

    17:00 | 22/3/18
    March 22 (BusinessDesk) - Adrian Orr will have a new operating mandate when he starts as Reserve Bank governor next week and analysts say he may break the mould of a staid central banker, even if it isn't clear if he's a hawk or a dove. more»
  • Commerce Commission appoints new Chief Executive

    16:08 | 22/3/18
    Commerce Commission Chairman Dr Mark Berry today announced the appointment of Adrienne Meikle as Chief Executive of the Commerce Commission. Adrienne is currently Deputy Chief Executive, Corporate, Governance and Information group at the Ministry of Business, ... more»
  • Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Annual Meeting

    16:07 | 22/3/18
    The sheep and beef sector is well-placed to turn the challenges into opportunities and reap the rewards, farmers were told at Beef + Lamb New Zealand’s Annual Meeting in Gisborne today. more»
  • Fonterra fails - again - to cash in on dairy value-added

    15:59 | 22/3/18
    March 22 (BusinessDesk) - The contrast between Synlait Milk's record first-half profit and Fonterra Cooperative Group's interim loss suggest the world's largest dairy exporter hasn't just got trouble with Beingmate Baby & Child Food, but a long-running inability ... more»
  • Hone Your Focus When Trading the British Pound

    15:37 | 22/3/18
    Over the next 24 hours alone, there will be a number of fundamental storm fronts converging on the Pound. All discrete data and general themes accounted for, the ever-present Brexit remains the most influential and persistent driver - whether that ... more»
  • Transpower invests in future of electricity industry

    15:27 | 22/3/18
    Transpower will hold a whakapainga and formal opening of its Grid Skills Bunnythorpe facility, on Thursday 29 March. This event will mark completion of works to upgrade three key electricity industry training facilities and will be attended by local ... more»
  • FMA concerned financial advisers are pushing life insurance

    15:05 | 22/3/18
    March 22 (BusinessDesk) - The Financial Markets Authority has warned the life insurance sector after a survey raised concerns that some financial advisers are being incentivised to push clients to change their life insurance, but says lack of disclosure obligations ... more»
  • Kiwi Butchers Finish Second on World Stage

    14:46 | 22/3/18
    New Zealand’s butchery team, The Pure South Sharp Blacks, just missed out on being crowned world champions yesterday after finishing runners up at the World Butchers’ Challenge in Belfast, Northern Ireland. more»
  • FSC welcomes FMA report

    14:28 | 22/3/18
    The FSC has welcomed the report released today by the Financial Markets Authority on insurance replacement business and conflicted conduct, and the useful spotlight it puts on behaviour in some parts of the industry. more»
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