Tuesday, 02 September 2014


  • NZ dollar holds steady ahead of US manufacturing data

    08:39 | 2/9/14
    Sept. 2 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed along with other major currencies as weak manufacturing PMI data from China to Europe had traders looking ahead to manufacturing figures from the US tonight. more»
  • Farnborough 2014 Airshow Report

    07:40 | 2/9/14
    High Performance Composites
    Farnborough 2014's Clean Sky Joint Technology Initiative stand was the display forum for this composite fan blade, codeveloped by Safran (Paris, France) and the Fraunhofer Institute (Munich, Germany). more»
  • Personal care home under scrutiny

    07:34 | 2/9/14
    The Augusta Chronicle
    District Attorney Ashley Wright said she hasn't been advised of any possible action in connection with the home on Anthony DeJuan Parkway. more»
Major Indices
NZX Top 5 by Value
MCKZMillennium & Copthorne Hotels NZ Ltd1.01010,8480.11012.22%
MCKPAZMillennium & Copthorne Hotels Pref Share0.85003,6240.200030.77%
XROXero Ltd24.8000.000.00%
FBUFletcher Building9.12000.0000.00%
Recent News
  • Government to sue MRTC for breach of contract

    07:27 | 2/9/14
    The MRTC is owned by the Sobrepeña family of the Fil-Estate group and Metro Pacific Investments Corp. ... Ltd. to supply 48 new train cars for MRT 3, which is operating well above its intended capacity of 350,000 people a day. more»
  • While you were sleeping: Global manufacturing slows

    07:26 | 2/9/14
    Sept 2 (BusinessDesk) - European stocks crept higher, while bonds rose, even as data showed manufacturing slowed in the euro zone, the UK and China, stoking concern about the strength of the global economy. more»
  • Telluride: Foreclosure Crisis Drama '99 Homes' Electrifies Fest And Sparks ...

    07:19 | 2/9/14
    This is the first major movie to deal with this financial catastrophe and its sheer topicality could thrust it into the race, even if the filmmaking here were not as first-right and assured as it is. It is a major leap forward for the North Carolina ... more»
  • KASHMIR HOUSE: The Men and The Memories

    07:14 | 2/9/14
    During Indo-Pak conflict in 1947-48 the State was plunged into deep crises, brining devastation to the economy of the State, paralyzing the tourist mobility. Thousands of artisan families, especially those belonging to rural areas had been driven to ... more»
  • Bisx Listing For Gov't Debt 'Definitely Still On Radar'

    07:07 | 2/9/14
    Bahamas Tribune
    John Rolle, the Ministry of Finance's financial secretary, told Tribune Business that the $100 million, six-month short-term note offering had “deepened” the pool of government securities investments available to Bahamian investors. While unable to ... more»
  • Software Update: Simulation saves

    07:07 | 2/9/14
    High Performance Composites
    Along with the company's simulation software, these tools enable 3-D design, engineering, 3-D CAD, modeling, simulation, data management and process management. Earlier this year, the company announced .... With metals, visualizing overall part ... more»
  • Tiny, Vast Windows Into Human DNA

    07:03 | 2/9/14
    New York Times
    Credit Sinclair Stammers/Photo Researchers, Inc. “It's not just this gene ... A gene - call it gene A - encodes a transcription factor that switches on genes B and C. Gene B encodes a factor that also switches on gene C. This pattern, known as a feed ... more»
  • BLC and Ors v. BLB and Anor [2014] SGCA 40 – the Singapore Court of Appeal ...

    06:56 | 2/9/14
    Lexology (registration)
    BLB and anor [2014] SGCA 40 (“the BLC decision”), the Singapore Court of Appeal reversed the decision of the High Court to set aside part of an arbitration award (“Award”) on the ground of a breach of natural justice. The court also provided valuable ... more»
  • Govt moves to soften effect of Supreme Court order on coal blocks

    06:45 | 2/9/14
    Attorney general Mukul Rohatgi informed the court that the government doesn't “want to go out on a limb to save anybody” and is happy to proceed with fresh auctions of the remaining blocks for violations of the provisions of the Mines and Minerals ... more»
  • Some Stock Strategists Brace for September Swoon

    06:45 | 2/9/14
    Wall Street Journal (blog)
    “I am a little worried,” said James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Wells Capital Management, which oversees $345 billion. more»
  • Music is coming to the mountain

    06:45 | 2/9/14
    Bluefield Daily Telegraph
    PIPESTEM - This week, music, artistry, interactive performers and food vendors will come together on a Pipestem mountaintop to celebrate LLynium Entertainment's 11th year of Culturefest World Music and Arts Festival. more»
  • Petroleum Reserve to Cut Import-Shock Risks: Corporate India

    06:45 | 2/9/14
    “It's absolutely necessary for a big importer like India to have the oil cover to protect against any disruptions,” said Amrita Sen, a London-based analyst with Energy Aspects Ltd., a research company. “Filling these tanks will be extremely expensive ... more»
  • California bill to ban oil drilling in marine protected area fails!

    06:44 | 2/9/14
    Bay Area Indymedia
    Documents obtained under the Freedom of Information Act and media investigations by Associated Press and truthout.org reveal that the ocean has been fracked at least 203 times in the past 20 years, including the period from 2004 to 2012 that Reheis ... more»
  • Billabong Makes Key Global Supply Chain Appointments

    06:40 | 2/9/14
    Transworld Business
    September 1, 2014 PDT—Billabong COO Jeff Streader today announced two key appointments on his global team. Randy Mikko Royce has been appointed to the role of Vice President, Global Supply Chain and Kitty Ho has been appointed as Vice President ... more»
  • Day in Pictures - September 1, 2014

    06:38 | 2/9/14
    Memphis Commercial Appeal
    September 1, 2014 - An enthusiastic Clyde Nelson bounces on his toes in a crowd of fellow runners before the start of the 12th annual Chick-fil-A 5k walk/run as runners turned out for a little Labor Day fun and to support Junior Achievement. more»