Monday, 23 July 2018

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  • NZ dollar falls amid fears about slowing Chinese growth

    11:39 | 20/7/18
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    July 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell as growing fears of a slowing Chinese economy pushed down metal prices and weighed on currencies of nations producing raw materials.  more»
  • ComCom concerned about Christchurch Airport planned profits

    12:56 | 19/7/18
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    July 19 (BusinessDesk) - The Commerce Commission says Christchurch International Airport may be planning to make excessive profits from security, freight storage, and some terminal lounges, though it's "broadly satisfied" with its planned earnings ... more»
  • Foreign investment rules could have unintended consequences

    15:13 | 19/7/18
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    Proposed restrictions to foreign investment could have unintended negative consequences. While the new proposed Government restrictions and legislative changes on foreign investment are aimed at reducing the amount of foreign investment for New Zealand’s ... more»
  • Businesses Boycotting TV2 Porn “Naked Attraction”

    20:37 | 18/7/18
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    Family First NZ says that advertisers are lining up to withdraw their advertising from and association with Naked Attraction which is currently being screened on TV2, a programme saturated with full front nudity and adult sexually-charged discussions ... more»
  • Radiata, right tree, at this time

    11:15 | 20/7/18
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    Radiata Pine will grow at about five times faster than native species. It grows almost anywhere, it’s easy to establish and manage and the underpinning science has a 70-year record. It is now about 95% of the commercial plantation estate that returns ... more»
  • Lack of investment biggest threat to global economy

    10:54 | 20/7/18
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    According to Grant Thornton International’s latest International Business Report (IBR) survey, New Zealand business leaders are becoming less confident about the economic outlook with optimism falling from 76% in Q1 2018 to 60% last quarter. This ... more»
  • Winter market remains resilient, says REINZ

    11:11 | 19/7/18
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    Data released today by the Real Estate Institute of NZ (REINZ) shows there were 32 fewer farm sales (-7.0%) for the three months ended June 2018 than for the three months ended June 2017. Overall, there were 427 farm sales in the three months ended ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up, led by Fisher & Paykel

    20:36 | 20/7/18
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    July 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares gained, turning around from recent weakness, with Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp and Ryman Healthcare leading stocks higher.  more»
  • Electric car-share Mevo attracts more funding from Z Energy

    12:38 | 17/7/18
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    July 17 (BusinessDesk) - Z Energy has more than doubled its investment in Mevo, the Wellington-based electric car-sharing firm, with The Wellington Company and European Motor Distributors also investing. more»
  • NZ dollar pushes higher against greenback ahead of CPI data

    20:35 | 16/7/18
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    July 16 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar pushed higher in Asian trading ahead of tomorrow's inflation data that will be closely watched given chatter about possible rate cuts by the central bank.  more»
  • Investor Confidence Rating results for 3 agencies released

    12:33 | 19/7/18
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    The Treasury has today released the latest round of Investor Confidence Rating (ICR) results for three public sector agencies. The ICR assesses how well investment-intensive government agencies are managing their investments and assets and highlights areas ... more»
  • Gender imbalance to blame for housing and builder shortage?

    13:17 | 17/7/18
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    Gender imbalance to blame for housing and builder shortage? The shortage of tradespeople to help with building more houses in New Zealand could be alleviated by attracting more women builders, plumbers, carpenters and electricians – in effect, the gender ... more»
  • Insurers welcome govt review of health cover

    20:54 | 17/7/18
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    July 17 (BusinessDesk) - Insurers are happy to see the role of private health cover in an ageing population included in a wide-ranging government review.  more»
  • Chinese travellers rank NZ as the number four destination

    14:28 | 18/7/18
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    Kiwis feel the love from Chinese travellers, as New Zealand ranks fourth in list of top destinations in the world to visit this year  more»
  • Mercury’s Waikato hydro pumps out most power since 1996

    15:35 | 18/7/18
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    July 18 (BusinessDesk) - Production from the Waikato hydro scheme reached a 22-year high in the June year just ended.  more»
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