Monday, 20 February 2017

Business News

  • English criticises Super Fund CEO's pay rise

    22:52 | 20/2/17
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    Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister Bill English has criticised the board of the New Zealand Superannuation Fund for lifting its chief executive's pay 36 percent last year, and suggested there could be a shakeup in how CEOs of the largest state ... more»
  • NZ dollar slips in tussle

    22:50 | 20/2/17
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    Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell in subdued trading as traders looked ahead to the GlobalDairyTrade auction this week and the release of minutes of the latest Federal Reserve meeting. more»
  • High Court rules Dotcom, co-accused eligible for extradion

    22:47 | 20/2/17
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    Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom and his three co-accused are eligible for extradition to the USnited States, New Zealand's High Court ruled in a judgment published today. more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed, gains for Auckland Airport

    22:46 | 20/2/17
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    Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares were mixed with Auckland International Airport and Spark New Zealand gaining while Chorus and Sky Network Television dropped.  more»
  • Simply Wall St launches in New Zealand

    17:31 | 20/2/17
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    Simply Wall St , a popular fintech startup aiming to replace human stock brokers, has announced it is launching its services in Canada and New Zealand, as addition to the currently covered markets of US, UK and Australia.  more»
  • Research indicates digital skills shortage in NZ

    17:23 | 20/2/17
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    Half of Kiwis in the workforce admit they need to acquire more digital skills in order to guarantee their future employability.  more»
  • Privacy Commissioner: Westpac wrong to release bank records

    17:23 | 20/2/17
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    Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The Privacy Commissioner has censured Westpac Banking Corp for releasing without a court order more than 10 months of bank records belonging to the political activist and journalist Nicky Hager during a police investigation ... more»
  • FMA: full pedal ahead, and a bit of tacking

    17:09 | 20/2/17
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    The Financial Markets Authority has refreshed its foundation Strategic Risk Outlook ( SRO ), published in 2015. It plans to steam ahead on its current course, with some slight repositioning to deal with emerging risks. more»
  • New headquarters to double impact across Auckland

    16:53 | 20/2/17
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    Auckland’s fresh food rescue organization KiwiHarvest, will open its brand new headquarters this month, in a bid to double its impact and reach more Aucklanders in need. more»
  • Roadog answers the prayers of shivering bikers

    16:52 | 20/2/17
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    ROADOG provides the solution to a problem that has bugged motorcyclists for generations: how to keep warm on a cold road trip without dressing like a Michelin man?  more»
  • Tech capital of NZ recruiting talent

    16:31 | 20/2/17
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    LookSee Wellington , a new global talent search initiative that aims to address the city’s IT skills shortage and position the industry for further growth, is now accepting registrations from talented tech professionals from around the globe. more»
  • Bringing together the old and new

    16:31 | 20/2/17
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    The New Zealand Serious Fraud Office (SFO) is hosting its second International Fraud and Corruption Conference this week at the Sky City Conference Centre in Auckland.  more»
  • Century 21 listings up a staggering 35%

    16:22 | 20/2/17
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    Century 21 New Zealand says its number of residential listings nationwide is up a staggering 35.92% compared to the same day last year.  more»
  • Tech capital of NZ recruiting talent

    16:21 | 20/2/17
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    LookSee Wellington , a new global talent search initiative that aims to address the city’s IT skills shortage and position the industry for further growth, is now accepting registrations from talented tech professionals from around the globe. more»
  • Spark partners with Enable to trial ‘street in a week’

    16:03 | 20/2/17
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    Spark partners with Enable to trial ‘street in a week’ fibre broadband installations in Christchurch  more»