Monday, 24 September 2018

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  • HiFX Data Update - NZ Q2 Current Account Release

    11:05 | 19/9/18
    The NZ Current Account Balance for Q2 2018 has just been released. The Current Account Deficit was worse than expected (larger deficit) : Current Account Balance Q2 $1.62 bio Deficit (Consensus $1.32 bio Deficit) Current Account Balance (seasonally adjusted) ... more»
  • NZ banks accelerate lending in June quarter

    11:04 | 19/9/18
    Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's nine major lenders boosted lending at the fastest quarterly pace in almost two years as fears over bad debts subsided.  more»
  • Kiwi World First Recognised as Finalist in Insurance Awards

    11:03 | 19/9/18
    A Kiwi developed world first from Accuro, instant online health insurance, has just been announced as a finalist in this year’s New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards. Accuro Health Insurance’s online underwriting service, HUGO, is a finalist in the ... more»
  • Increase in phishing reports

    11:02 | 19/9/18
    Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Closer ties between the government's Computer Emergency Response Team and financial services firms saw reports of phishing attacks more than double in the June quarter.  more»
  • Annual current account deficit widens to $9.5 billion

    10:55 | 19/9/18
    New Zealand’s current account deficit for the year ended June 2018 widened to $9.5 billion, 3.3 percent of GDP, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • Near-record exports see current account deficit shrink

    10:54 | 19/9/18
    New Zealand's seasonally adjusted current account deficit reduced to $2.7 billion for the June 2018 quarter, Stats NZ said today.  more»
  • Job advertisements continue to rise in August 2018

    10:44 | 19/9/18
    The number of online job advertisements rose by 0.5 per cent in the month of August 2018 and 7.4 per cent over the year, according to the latest Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) Jobs Online monthly data release. Jobs Online provides ... more»
  • Unions to GWRC - you can’t fix bus fiasco without drivers

    10:36 | 19/9/18
    NZCTU President Richard Wagstaff and Tramways Union President and full-time bus driver Anne Reedy have made it clear to the Greater Wellington Regional Council that the Wellington bus fiasco cannot be fixed without the industrial dispute between Tranzit ... more»
  • Dairy product prices fall

    10:35 | 19/9/18
    Sept. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Dairy product prices fell at the Global Dairy Trade auction as whole milk powder continued its slide amid increased supply.  more»
  • CERT NZ receives highest number of reports for quarter yet

    10:14 | 19/9/18
    The latest threat report released by CERT NZ today shows over 700 cyber security incidents were reported from 1 April to 30 June - the largest ever volume for a single quarter – cementing CERT NZ’s role as a central coordinator in New Zealand. Phishing ... more»
  • Canstar Blue awards gas industry

    09:51 | 19/9/18
    Auckland, 19 September 2018. Over 400,000 households in New Zealand use gas – either natural or LPG – as a form of energy. Canstar Blue has recently looked at the market to see which suppliers’ customers think offer the most outstanding value. more»
  • Synlait Nearly Doubles Profit in Tenth Year of Operations

    09:47 | 19/9/18
    Synlait (NZX: SML; ASX: SM1) has reported a net after tax profit (NPAT) of $74.6 million, almost double the NPAT of $39.5 million announced for the same period last year. more»
  • FlexiGroup supports ‘The 72 Club’ donating to Lifeline

    09:41 | 19/9/18
    FlexiGroup New Zealand has become the second financial services provider in New Zealand to respond to Lifeline’s funding shortage, donating $72,000 to the suicide prevention helpline.  more»
  • Maritime NZ marks World Maritime Day

    09:37 | 19/9/18
    Improving maritime safety in the Pacific is in the spotlight at an event being held in Auckland today (19 Sept) to celebrate World Maritime Day.  more»
  • Datix’s proposed acquisition of RL Solutions investigated

    09:35 | 19/9/18
    The Commerce Commission has opened an investigation into Datix’s proposed acquisition of RL Solutions.  more»
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