Friday, 22 February 2019

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  • Heartland announces half-year results and growth direction

    09:10 | 19/2/19
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    Heartland Group Holdings (Heartland) has reported a half year result, with continued focus on growth opportunities in the Australian Reverse Mortgage market, and small business lending via its Open for Business (O4B) platform. This was achieved during ... more»
  • A rosy Valentine’s Day for some

    09:07 | 19/2/19
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    Spending on Valentine’s Day (14th February) through Paymark totalled $204 million, up $10 million or 5.3% on the level of spending on the previous Thursday (7th February). Florists (+378%), Jewellers (+70%) and Restaurant/cafes (+23%) were up strongly on ... more»
  • BitPrime Cryptocurrency Price Update

    09:07 | 19/2/19
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    Cryptocurrency Market Market capitalisation yesterday: NZD$177,521,077,250 Market capitalisation today: NZD$183,912,919,854 Change: 3.60%  more»
  • HiFX morning Update, February 21 2019

    08:17 | 19/2/19
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    The NZDUSD opens at 0.6844 (mid-rate) this morning. As expected with the US enjoying a long weekend and an absence of tier-one economic data markets have had a subdued start to the trading week. The NZD which pushed higher during our trading day is ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares subdued on China trade tensions

    21:44 | 18/2/19
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    Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares edged lower in subdued trading as fears over the country's trade relations with China unnerved investors. Property For Industry fell after its earnings missed expectations, while Port of Tauranga hit a new record ... more»
  • NZ dollar rises on optimism for China-US trade deal

    20:20 | 18/2/19
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    Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose against all other currencies amid growing optimism the United States and China will settle their trade differences.  more»
  • Steel & Tube recovery to include $5.6M of cost savings

    20:18 | 18/2/19
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    Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Anybody wondering where Steel & Tube Holdings’ cost savings are coming from need look no further than the site rationalisation project currently underway. more»
  • Essilor Appoints New National Sales and Marketing Manager

    20:13 | 18/2/19
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    Essilor, the world’s largest supplier of prescription lenses has appointed a local national sales and marketing manager as the company continues to support the growth of its customers in New Zealand. more»
  • Small businesses to be recognised at Diversity Awards NZ™

    17:46 | 18/2/19
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    The important role small businesses play in creating a truly inclusive workplace culture in New Zealand will be recognised at the 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™.  more»
  • Open Country challenges validity of Fonterra 2018 milk price

    17:19 | 18/2/19
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    Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Open Country Dairy is seeking a judicial review of the way Fonterra Cooperative Group set its milk price in the 2018 season, despite the Commerce Commission giving the price-setting process a pass mark.  more»
  • Will Fitzgibbon ICIJ reporter announced as Keynote Speaker

    16:40 | 18/2/19
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    New Zealand’s leading AML/CFT compliance specialists, AML Solutions, have announced Will Fitzgibbon as International Keynote Speaker for their 2019 AML conference - the AML Summit - to be held at SKYCITY Convention Centre on 26 March 2019.  more»
  • Guest night growth slows

    16:03 | 18/2/19
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    Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Growth in tourist accommodation slowed in December as international guests spent fewer nights in the North Island, according to Stats NZ.  more»
  • Nib NZ first-half earnings slide 30%

    15:59 | 18/2/19
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    Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Nib New Zealand posted a 30 percent slide in first-half profit as the local arm of the Australian health insurer's claims bill rose at a faster pace than it could win new policyholders.  more»
  • Customer satisfaction in NZ banks rises despite scandals

    15:58 | 18/2/19
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    Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The scandals exposed by Australia’s royal commission into financial services don’t appear to have dented New Zealanders’ trust in banks.  more»
  • Booming Bay a boon for buildings

    15:57 | 18/2/19
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    Owners of earthquake-prone office buildings in Hawke’s Bay have a reason to smile, thanks to a boom across the region’s key business sectors.  more»
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