Saturday, 23 May 2015

Business News

  • Fruit sellers victims of Burundi grenade attack

    09:09 | 23/5/15
    3News
    Three people have been killed by a double grenade attack in the centre of the Burundian capital Bujumbura.  more»
  • Bill to cut kick-start grant passed

    07:42 | 23/5/15
    3News
    Parliament has passed under urgency a bill to scrap the $1000 kick-start grant for new KiwiSaver members.  more»
  • Border levy bill passes first reading

    07:24 | 23/5/15
    3News
    A bill to bring in a new border clearance levy has passed its first reading in Parliament, which is sitting under urgency.  more»
  • Hilton works to attract more Kiwi employees

    06:27 | 23/5/15
    3News
    More children than ever are growing up in Queenstown, but very few are choosing a career in the resort's hotels.  more»
  • Chorus shapes its future workforce

    20:38 | 22/5/15
    Scoop
    Chorus is a company focused on ensuring that its future workforce has the right skills. It has teamed up with secondary schools to introduce students to the world of telecommunications and technology through its Schools Gateway Programme.  more»
  • Nakedbus.com Acquisition Completed

    20:02 | 22/5/15
    Scoop
    ManaBus.com is proud to announce the deal is now officially complete. The acquisition was first announced on 7th of May by Sir Brian Souter of Souter Holdings Limited. The transaction was completed on the 21st May. “This is an exciting development ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Coats; Nuplex gains

    17:37 | 22/5/15
    Scoop
    May 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, led by Coats Group after it said earnings were on track. Nuplex Industries advanced after it flagged it would lift its dividend payments.  more»
  • NZ dollar heads for 1.2% weekly decline

    17:12 | 22/5/15
    Scoop
    May 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.2 percent weekly decline this week as investors weigh up whether measures to reign in the country's housing market will free up the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates. more»
  • Costs of Govt's telco levy to to be passed on to consumers

    17:12 | 22/5/15
    Scoop
    “Spark New Zealand supports the expansion of broadband and mobile connectivity in rural New Zealand,” says Managing Director Simon Moutter.  more»
  • NZ wool prices jump to multi-year high at auction

    17:09 | 22/5/15
    Scoop
    May 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand wool prices jumped to multi-year highs at auction even as the volume on offer rose 78 percent, amid strong demand from exporters.  more»
  • Shaun Cosgrave #1 Exclusive Lister

    16:11 | 22/5/15
    Scoop
    Shaun Cosgrave #1 Exclusive Lister Shaun Cosgrave has shown once again that he is one of the most trusted names in real estate. Shaun was named the Top Exclusive Lister in the Harcourts Central Region for 2014/2015. Shaun received the award at the Harcourts ... more»
  • Russell McVeagh wins M&A Deal of the Year

    15:23 | 22/5/15
    Scoop
    The Australasian Law Awards were held in Sydney last week and Russell McVeagh was recognised as part of the team advising on the 2015 M&A Deal of the Year.  more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,77670.12%
COMP5,08910.03%
DJI18,232540.29%
SP5002,12650.22%
DAX11,815500.42%
FTSE7,032180.26%
NI22520,264620.30%
TWI77.320.480.62%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.1010.0100.88%
NZDUSD0.72940.00580.79%
AUDUSD0.78240.00660.84%
NZDAUD0.93380.00310.33%