Thursday, 18 January 2018

Business News

  • CropLogic hires telco exec David de Cuevas as CEO

    15:20 | 15/1/18
    Jan. 15 (BusinessDesk) - CropLogic has hired former telecommunications executive David de Cuevas as chief operating officer, who will lead the ASX-listed Kiwi agritech firm's US expansion.  more»
  • MPI aims to wrap up PGP review by end of April

    15:15 | 15/1/18
    Jan. 15 (BusinessDesk) - The government's review of the Primary Growth Partnership is underway, with the first phase due to be wrapped up by late January and the second by the end of April, with one programme partner providing feedback and ideas to date. more»
  • NZ food prices slip in December as fruit, veges in season

    15:05 | 15/1/18
    Jan. 15 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand food prices eased on the month in December as fresh produce came into season but were still higher on the year as dairy, fruit and vegetable prices continued to pressure people's wallets.  more»
  • Xero exec Sankar Narayan sells A$883k of shares to meet tax

    15:02 | 15/1/18
    Jan. 15 (BusinessDesk) - Xero chief financial and operating officer Sankar Narayan sold A$883,482 of stock to meet a personal tax bill accruing from the share component of his pay packet.  more»
  • Resumption of Operations - NZONE Skydive

    13:04 | 15/1/18
    Resumption of Operations - NZONE Skydive Queenstown, New Zealand 15 January 2018 Skydiving operations and commercial activity resumed at NZONE Skydive in Queenstown on Sunday after consultation with the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The Company ... more»
  • Shell Taranaki’s marine consents granted with conditions

    13:02 | 15/1/18
    Shell Taranaki Limited’s applications for marine and marine discharge consents to use a jack-up drilling rig within the Maui field in the South Taranaki Bight have been granted by the EPA, subject to conditions.  more»
  • UK Bitcoin Investors Denied Mortgages To Buy Homes

    12:26 | 15/1/18
    Bitcoin investors in the UK have reportedly been facing issues with acquiring mortgages with their profits, as Banks refuse or are unsure how to deal with funds derived from cryptocurrency.  more»
  • Investors eye inflation

    12:10 | 15/1/18
    Stronger than expected US inflation data on Friday night saw bonds sell off and gave investors the confidence to continue the New Year stock rally. Future markets indicate gains across the Asia Pacific region today. Curiously, currency markets took a different ... more»
  • NZ dollar holds near 72.50 US cts

    11:29 | 15/1/18
    NZ dollar holds near 72.50 US cts as Germany's Merkel moves closer to forming govt  more»
  • NZ Online Retail Sales - provisional Dec 2017 and final Nov

    11:25 | 15/1/18
    BNZ and Marketview monthly report on New Zealand’s Online Retail Sales. HIGHLIGHTS November • New Zealanders’ total online retail spending in November 2017 was 13% higher than the previous November December • Provisional December figures show ... more»
  • 2018 Set To Be A Year Of Growth For Taratahi

    11:10 | 15/1/18
    Taratahi’s efforts to attract new students has paid off with solid enrolments for 2018.  more»
  • World Week Ahead: Goldman, Bank of America results up next

    11:06 | 15/1/18
    Jan 15 (BusinessDesk) - Investors will be looking for the latest US corporate earnings including from Goldman Sachs and Bank of America to confirm the continuing rise in stock valuations and check chatter of the need for a correction. more»
  • Butter prices drop almost 5 percent in December

    10:53 | 15/1/18
    Butter, chocolate bars, and wholemeal bread prices all fell in December, Stats NZ said today. Tomatoes and nectarines were also cheaper, but avocado prices remain almost twice as expensive as they were a year ago. more»
  • Karyn Hay Returns to Radio NZ

    10:15 | 15/1/18
    Popular broadcaster Karyn Hay returns to radio in February with an innovative new weeknight show, Lately with Karyn Hay, on RNZ National.  more»
  • Dollar opening market

    10:10 | 15/1/18
    The NZDUSD opens at 0.7251 (mid-rate) this morning. The EUR and GBP were the big movers on Friday, with both currencies surging higher as the USD continued to struggle. Friday’s US inflation data fell short of economists’ estimates with the Labor ... more»
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