Monday, 30 May 2016

Latest News

  • Online company reviews influence jobseekers

    13:56 | 30/5/16
    Scoop
    More than 80% of New Zealand jobseekers say the online comments of former employees influence their decision to apply for a job or work for a particular organisation, according to recruiting experts Hays. more»
  • NZ’s ultimate business event set to deliver millions

    13:56 | 30/5/16
    Scoop
    Conference and incentive business worth tens of millions of dollars will be contracted at New Zealand’s national business events trade expo MEETINGS next month in Auckland. The annual event run by Conventions and Incentives New Zealand (CINZ) generated more ... more»
  • FX traders continue to pull their bullish Aussie dollar bets

    13:52 | 30/5/16
    Business Insider Australia
    A potential near-term rate hike from the US Federal Reserve, something that has seen the US dollar strengthen in recent weeks, saw FX traders continue to trim their bets looking for further Australian dollar strength. According to ANZ, citing the ... more»
  • Speirs Group calls special meeting to vote on Unlisted move

    13:52 | 30/5/16
    Scoop
    May 30 (BusinessDesk) - Speirs Group shareholders are to vote on migrating to the Unlisted platform instead of remaining on the NZX when the NZAX winds down.  more»
  • Hong Kong Has World's Highest Prime Warehouse Rents: Chart

    13:50 | 30/5/16
    Bloomberg
    Hong Kong can boast another “most expensive” when it comes to real estate. Prime warehouse rents in the city are the costliest globally at $28.94 per square foot a year, topping Tokyo and London, according to CBRE Group Inc.'s first survey of logistics ... more»
  • Aussie Banks Cheapest in a Decade Versus Benchmark Index: Chart

    13:41 | 30/5/16
    Bloomberg
    -Bank of America Merrill Lynch 2016 Global Technology Conference is held in San Francisco. Cisco Systems Inc., Intuit Inc. and HP Inc. are among the presenters. Through June 2. -Sanford C. Bernstein's Strategic Decisions Conference is held in New York, ... more»
  • 'Alice Through the Looking Glass' Tops Weekend China Box Office

    13:30 | 30/5/16
    Bloomberg
    The film made its debut with sales of $28.1 million to land in second place in the U.S. and Canadian theaters, following the Marvel Comics-based movie “X-Men: Apocalypse,” according to ComScore Inc. Before it's here, it's on the .... Dozens of ... more»
  • Food Lion cofounder Ralph Ketner dies at 95

    13:30 | 30/5/16
    Salisbury Post
    Stateside, his many jobs included stints with his brother Glenn's grocery operations, Cannon Mills, Central Motor Lines, the Army Exchange, a Philadelphia appraisal company, the Internal Revenue Service, the State Department of Revenue and others. He ... more»
  • Breakfast briefing: Monday, May 30

    13:30 | 30/5/16
    The Star Online
    MarketWatch: Data on inflation and employment, two of the economic indicators most important to a "data-dependent" US Federal Reserve are expected this week. more»
  • Blackstone takes minority stake in Partners Life

    13:21 | 30/5/16
    Scoop
    US private equity firm Blackstone takes minority stake in Partners Life with $200 mln investment  more»
  • RMA reform bill delayed two months

    13:19 | 30/5/16
    Scoop
    May 30 (BusinessDesk) - More than 1,000 substantive submissions and a range of knotty problems thrown up during public hearings have prompted a two-month delay in the report back to Parliament from the local government and environment select committee ... more»
  • Gone in Four Hours: LendLease Sells All 391 Sydney Apartments

    12:56 | 30/5/16
    Bloomberg
    The sellout at the project, the final stage of LendLease's 1,500-apartment development, comes amid renewed investor confidence after a regulatory clampdown led to stiffer lending standards for landlords. more»
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CodeLastChange
NZ507,013210.30%
COMP4,934320.65%
DJI17,873450.25%
SP5002,09990.43%
DAX10,286140.13%
FTSE6,27150.08%
NI22516,835620.37%
TWI71.150.220.31%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.1100.0010.08%
NZDUSD0.66850.00070.10%
AUDUSD0.71610.00180.25%
NZDAUD0.93340.00220.24%