Friday, 22 February 2019

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  • Clemenger Group sets new standard for data security

    10:27 | 20/2/19
    As the threat of data fraud and cyber security breaches continue to rank highly amongst the biggest concerns for business leaders, Clemenger Group New Zealand has set a new benchmark for data security in the creative industry, achieving ISO 27001 ... more»
  • Property prices peak in the provinces

    10:01 | 20/2/19
    Property prices outside New Zealand’s three main cities kicked off the New Year with a bang after the average asking price climbed 6.7 per cent on last year to a new record of $525,100, according to the latest Trade Me Property Price Index.  more»
  • Russell McVeagh's M&A expectations for 2019

    09:55 | 20/2/19
    20 February 2019 Leading law firm Russell McVeagh has today released its M&A trends for 2019 publication that looks back at its forecasts for 2018, which all largely eventuated, and considers what 2019 holds in store. Corporate partner Ben ... more»
  • Kiwibank steps up momentum

    09:44 | 20/2/19
    Kiwibank’s half-year results reveal the New Zealand-owned bank has hit one billion dollars in growth in both deposits and lending. In just six months it has achieved more than twice the growth for the full year prior. “This momentum across the bank ... more»
  • KiwiRail posts improved financial result

    09:39 | 20/2/19
    KiwiRail has posted improved revenue for the half year to December 2018 with overall revenue 12% up on the previous year.  more»
  • Meridian Energy continues earnings growth

    09:36 | 20/2/19
    Meridian Energy saw its earnings (EBITDAF) for the six months ended 31 December 2018 increase 18% compared to the prior corresponding period.  more»
  • Second paper for the Electricity Price Review published

    09:34 | 20/2/19
    The Electricity Price Review announces the publication of its second paper – the options paper. The independent review’s second phase of work has focused on developing improvements to the electricity sector. They have produced an options paper which ... more»
  • Huge Whangarei avocado orchard placed on the market for sale

    09:31 | 20/2/19
    One of Whangarei’s biggest avocado orchards has been placed on the market for sale. The 20.25-hectare property at Poroti on the western outskirts of Whangarei is among the six biggest production blocks of its type in the district, and has been successfully ... more»
  • Startup launches artificial intelligence flatmate-finder

    09:17 | 20/2/19
    A kiwi startup is today launching an artificial intelligence flatmate-finding service to put an end to horror flatmate stories.  more»
  • Kiwifruit sector front-foots campaign to find pickers

    09:10 | 20/2/19
    The kiwifruit industry is pulling out all the stops to make sure the 2019 harvest, which starts mid-March, isn’t short of workers – ensuring that quality Zespri kiwifruit is sent to overseas customers in premium condition.  more»
  • Smart Investor launched to help Kiwis get ahead financially

    09:07 | 20/2/19
    A new online tool called Smart Investor enables Kiwis to search and compare New Zealand investments such as KiwiSaver, shares, bonds and other types of managed products for the first time. Housed on the Sorted website, the portal offers the first opportunity ... more»
  • BitPrime Cryptocurrency Price Update

    08:56 | 20/2/19
    Cryptocurrency Market Market capitalisation yesterday: NZD$183,912,919,854 Market capitalisation today: NZD$193,780,247,294 Change: 5.37%  more»
  • HiFX morning Update, February 20 2019

    08:49 | 20/2/19
    The NZDUSD opens at 0.6885 (mid-rate) this morning. The GBP the strongest performing of the G10 currencies after a stronger-than-expected employment report. Yesterday the UK Office for National Statistics reported employment rose by 167k to a record ... more»
  • Exploration ban may cut GDP by $38 billion - NZIER

    21:33 | 19/2/19
    Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The government’s ban on new offshore exploration will reduce the country’s GDP by between $15 billion and $38 billion, raise prices and reduce investment during the next 30 years, the New Zealand Institute of Economic ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall: A2 downgraded

    21:06 | 19/2/19
    Feb. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell, with A2 Milk weaker after an analyst dubbed it overvalued and as weak Chinese sales by Australian supplements maker Blackmores weighed on the dairy company. Heartland Group declined on weaker-than-expected earnings. more»
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