Sunday, 02 November 2014

Business News

  • Kia Soul Named Urban Active Lifestyle Vehicle of the Year!

    11:35 | 1/11/14
    The Kia Soul has claimed a top prize at the 2015 Active Lifestyle Vehicle Awards in the United States for the third year running.  more»
  • Solid Energy annual losses mount with another $110.6 mln in

    18:09 | 31/10/14
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - Solid Energy posted its third annual loss in a row as the financially distressed state-owned coal miner wrote down the value of its export operations amid lower coal price assumptions, and warned of more red ink to come. more»
  • Update: China lifts temporary ban on Fonterra whey products

    18:06 | 31/10/14
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - Chinese authorities have lifted a temporary ban on the importation of Fonterra Cooperative Group's whey powder and dairy base powder used in the manufacture of infant formula that has been in place since August last year in the wake of the ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to a record; led by Ebos

    17:52 | 31/10/14
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a record led by Ebos Group amid optimist about its prospects in Australia as it signalled a 10 percent boost to first quarter trading. Steel & Tube and Fletcher Building were boosted by rising building ... more»
  • NZ dollar heads for 0.5% gain in October

    17:09 | 31/10/14
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 0.5 percent monthly gain as traders question the sharp appreciation in the greenback since the end of June after an optimistic outlook from the Federal Reserve. more»
  • Hair Loss De-Mystified With Clive Hair Clinics

    16:52 | 31/10/14
    There are a great number of myths and misconceptions about hair loss in men and women and the most common hair problems, representing over 75% of enquiries at Clive Hair Clinics are Genetic Thinning, Diffuse Loss and Alopecia. more»
  • Xero 3Q cash burn slows as customer receipts rise 19%

    16:44 | 31/10/14
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the cloud-based accounting firm, slowed its quarterly cash burn in the September quarter from the June period as customer receipts accelerated faster than staff costs.  more»
  • Heartland affirms FY guidance

    16:39 | 31/10/14
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - Heartland New Zealand, the bank formed through the merger of Canterbury and Southern Cross building societies with Marac Finance, affirmed its earnings guidance for the 2015 financial year, and sees annual consumer lending ... more»
  • Daifuku investment in BCS accelerates global growth

    16:36 | 31/10/14
    Japan's Daifuku Co., Ltd. is to take a majority stake in one of New Zealand's fastest-growing companies, New Zealand-headquartered BCS Group; in a move described by BCS CEO Patrick Teo as opening doors for the company's plans for faster global expansion and access ... more»
  • Palmers to open popular Planet store in Westgate centre

    16:31 | 31/10/14
    This summer, those living near the expansive new Westgate shopping precinct in West Auckland will join the residents of Albany and Hamilton in being able to enjoy the wonder, convenience and practicality of a Palmers Planet store. more»
  • Mazda delivers miles to RSA milestone

    16:26 | 31/10/14
    Mazda New Zealand has shown support for the Royal New Zealand Returned & Services Association (RNZRSA) by providing them with a new Mazda6 wagon and sedan. The new vehicles will be used to assist with the many events taking place around the country ... more»
  • Settlement of Earthquake Claims Tops $13 Billion

    16:21 | 31/10/14
    The settling of Canterbury earthquake private insurance claims continues apace as pay outs hit the $13 billion mark, advancing at $10 million a day in 2014.  more»
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