Saturday, 20 December 2014

Business News

  • Martin Jetpack reviews ASX listing as Chinese investor commi

    19:13 | 19/12/14
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    Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand jetpack maker, Martin Aircraft Co, has secured more than twice the $25 million funding it has been seeking in a proposed initial public offering on the Australian Stock Exchange to commercialise its single person ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares follow global rally, led by Fletcher

    18:38 | 19/12/14
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    Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares joined in a global rally which started on Wall Street and continued into Asia, paced by firms with substantial trans-Tasman business including Fletcher Building, TrustPower and Ebos Group. more»
  • NZ dollar at 11-month high vs. Aussie dollar

    17:32 | 19/12/14
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    Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose to an 11-month high against its trans-Tasman counterpart as investors weigh up the competing attempts by the neighbouring central banks try and talk their respective currencies lower in a market ... more»
  • InterContinental Hotels follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga

    17:32 | 19/12/14
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    InterContinental Hotels Group follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga with interactive social media platform Shuttlerock  more»
  • Tender for sale of Health Precinct property

    17:29 | 19/12/14
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    Progress in the Health Precinct has taken a significant step forward as the Crown releases a Request for Tender for the purchase of the property at 36-44 Oxford St, says Christchurch Central Development Unit director Warwick Isaacs. more»
  • New building for Tetra Pak at Waikato Innovation Park

    17:25 | 19/12/14
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    Waikato Innovation Park has signed an agreement with existing tenant, Tetra Pak, to construct a custom-built national headquarters on its Hamilton East campus. The new building will be the fourth constructed on the Park’s campus since it opened ... more»
  • NetHui 2015: Save the date

    17:18 | 19/12/14
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    New Zealand's favourite Internet event will take place at SkyCity in Auckland on July 8-10 and once again .the call has gone out to the Internet community for ideas on how to make this the best NetHui yet. more»
  • Renewable electricity generation continues to rise

    17:16 | 19/12/14
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    The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today published the September quarter 2014 edition of the New Zealand Energy Quarterly.  more»
  • NZICC will benefit all of New Zealand

    17:12 | 19/12/14
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    The New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) will have a positive economic impact that extends far beyond the boundaries of Auckland, says New Zealand?s business events industry association. more»
  • Infant formula body applauds new export labelling standard

    16:45 | 19/12/14
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    The Infant Nutrition Council applauds the implementation of a new standard for the labelling of infant formula exports from New Zealand, says Chief Executive Jan Carey.  more»
  • LPC finalises purchase OF Rolleston inland hub site

    16:25 | 19/12/14
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    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has today (19 December) finalised purchase of a 27-hectare site in Jones Road, Rolleston, for the development of an inland hub.  more»
  • Quality wines rise to the top

    15:35 | 19/12/14
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    Mills Reef Winery is celebrating exceptional success in a massive Australasian wine challenge that involved the tasting of 10,000 wines, coming away with three of its wines in the resulting Top 40 Best Buy list. more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,528120.22%
COMP4,765170.36%
DJI17,805270.15%
SP5002,07190.46%
DAX9,787240.25%
FTSE6,545791.23%
NI22517,6214112.39%
TWI78.690.520.67%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.2230.0060.50%
NZDUSD0.77410.00240.31%
AUDUSD0.81410.00310.38%
NZDAUD0.95030.00050.05%