Thursday, 22 March 2018

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  • While you were sleeping: Wall St, oil rebound

    11:00 | 21/3/18
    March 21 (BusinessDesk) - Wall Street moved higher as did oil prices, while US Treasuries declined, as the US Federal Reserve began its first two-day policy meeting chaired by Jerome Powell. more»
  • Chinese New Year Boosts Visitors to February Record

    11:00 | 21/3/18
    More than 15,000 visitors a day on average arrived in New Zealand in February, setting a new record for the month, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • FOMC, British Pound in Focus

    10:56 | 21/3/18
    There is little going on today, except British inflation (CPI) data, which came in slightly lower than expected at 2.7%. The headline rate recently hit 3%, prompting some concern and an expectation that the Bank of England might be forced to raise ... more»
  • So close, yet so far away: Romania gallops to join the Euro Club in 2024, but ...

    10:56 | 21/3/18
    Business Review
    Romania announced a new target to adopt euro in 2024, after several missed attempts, but during the last year moved away from meeting the convergence criteria due mainly to recent fiscal measures. more»
  • Auckland Economy Hits $100 billion

    10:51 | 21/3/18
    Auckland’s nominal GDP has passed $100 billion for the first time, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • Coresteel Buildings Waikato Named Franchise of the Year

    10:39 | 21/3/18
    Coresteel Buildings Waikato has been named Franchise of the Year at the annual Coresteel Buildings National Conference, held 7-8 March in Whangarei.  more»
  • QLDC and QAC sign Wanaka Airport lease

    10:08 | 21/3/18
    Queenstown Lakes District Council (QLDC) has confirmed that it has finalised the terms of a long-term lease with Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) for Wanaka Airport.  more»
  • The Australian dollar has sunk to a multi-month low

    10:00 | 21/3/18
    Business Insider Australia
    The US dollar was supported by a lift in benchmark 10-year US government bond yields ahead of Wednesday's FOMC rate decision, along with soft German investor sentiment and producer price inflation data which weighed upon the euro. more»
  • Dairy product prices dip for a third straight auction

    09:56 | 21/3/18
    March 21 (BusinessDesk) - Dairy product prices declined at the Global Dairy Trade auction, while whole milk powder posted an unexpected increase amid data showing challenging weather conditions continue to weigh on production. more»
  • Was a Karl Marx Banknote Released in Germany?

    09:48 | 21/3/18
    The Zero Euro is a souvenir banknote with authorized printing by the European Central Bank (ECB) and is on queue to be a popular in 2017 banknote collector markets. more»
  • What are your rights at work? Not Sure? Ask the CAB

    09:43 | 21/3/18
    A lot of people go to the Citizens Advice Bureau for help with employment issues and questions. Last year, the CAB was shocked to discover that many of these clients didn’t have a written employment agreement. They were so concerned about this that ... more»
  • James Cook Hotel's Matriarch Denise Thornton Retires

    09:34 | 21/3/18
    The James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor’s Executive Housekeeper, Denise Thornton, retires this Friday after 44 years at the central Wellington Hotel. Commencing on the front desk in 1974, Denise remembers her first day at the ‘Jimmy Cook’ with ... more»
  • DROPIT Gears Up for Success at Australian Grand Prix

    09:25 | 21/3/18
    March 20, 2018 : Kiwi tech company DROPIT will claim pole position with motorsport fans when it debuts its revolutionary drop auctions at the Formula 1® 2018 Rolex Australian Grand Prix, this weekend (March 22-25). more»
  • BNZ Fee Slash Welcomed by MoneyHub

    09:23 | 21/3/18
    BNZ Fee Slash Welcomed by MoneyHub and Issues Challenge to Other Banks to Follow Suit  more»
  • Vodafone launches world’s largest future jobs programme

    09:23 | 21/3/18
    Wednesday March 21, 2018 Vodafone launches world’s largest future jobs programme to help Kiwi youth Vodafone has launched a ground-breaking international future jobs programme in 18 countries including New Zealand, to provide career guidance and access ... more»
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