Tuesday, 26 March 2019

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Recent News
  • NZ posts trade surplus as China buys more Milk Powder

    15:07 | 26/3/19
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    New Zealand posted a trade surplus of $12 million in February, down from a $188 million surplus in the same month a year ago, as China boosted milk powder exports while imports of cars rose.  more»
  • UPDATE: Abano expects annual net profit to fall about 12%

    14:17 | 26/3/19
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    March 26 (BusinessDesk) - Abano Healthcare is forecasting annual net profit will fall 12.6 percent amid “challenging” conditions in Australia which have halted its purchases of new dental practices across the Tasman. more»
  • QEX adds Open Country, Swisse to China client base

    14:12 | 26/3/19
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    March 26 (BusinessDesk) - QEX Logistics has added Open Country Dairy and Hong Kong-listed Swisse Wellness to its product distribution network in China.  more»
  • NZSA supports NZX director elections, remains critical

    14:11 | 26/3/19
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    March 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand Shareholders’ Association is highly critical of NZX’s performance but will nevertheless support the election and re-election of two directors. more»
  • Cleaning companies penalised $55,000

    14:06 | 26/3/19
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    Two Timaru cleaning businesses and their owners have been penalised $55,000 for treating permanent staff as ‘casuals’ following a Labour Inspectorate investigation.  more»
  • Kathmandu lifts 1H profit 14% on margins, tax adjustment

    13:43 | 26/3/19
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    Kathmandu Holdings lifted first-half profit as expanding margins and a one-time tax adjustment bolstered extra sales from its recently acquired North American Oboz Footwear business. more»
  • Abano expects annual net profit to fall about 12%

    13:37 | 26/3/19
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    March 26 (BusinessDesk) - Abano Healthcare is forecasting annual net profit will fall 12.6 percent amid “challenging” conditions in Australia which have halted its purchases of new dental practices across the Tasman. more»
  • Moa Group posts 'positive ebitda' for summer quarter

    13:35 | 26/3/19
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    March 26 (BusinessDesk) - Moa Group, a brewer which has reported losses since listing in 2012, said it posted positive earnings over the summer quarter and is on track to achieve "near break-even profitability” for the six months ending March ... more»
  • Boosting Fintech success in NZ

    12:49 | 26/3/19
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    Now in its third year, the 2019 Kiwi Fintech Accelerator programme founded by Kiwibank, will be joined by New Zealand’s own international fintech success story, Xero, along with SBS Bank, Centrality, and Centrix – all of which have a proven commitment ... more»
  • Little Giant announces change in leadership

    12:32 | 26/3/19
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    Little Giant, Linked by Isobar has announced that CEO and founder, Mark Hurley, will be stepping down after eight years with the company. Ian Howard, current Managing Director and previously Chief Strategy Officer, has been promoted into the CEO role. ... more»
  • Kiwi strengthens on optimism over US-China trade talks

    12:02 | 26/3/19
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    March 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar strengthened against the US greenback amid optimism about trade talks between the US and China.  more»
  • Trading with the US is now more taxing for NZ businesses

    11:49 | 26/3/19
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    Businesses currently operating in the Unites States or planning to tap into this market should review their tax obligations as the rules are everchanging.  more»
  • XE Data Update - NZ Trade Balance

    10:59 | 26/3/19
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    The NZ Trade Balance for February has just been released. They came in a little better than expected: NZ Trade Balance: Trade Balance (Feb) $12mio surplus Consensus $200mio deficit - Imports (Feb) $4.80bio Consensus $4.90bio - Exports (Feb) $4.82bio Consensus ... more»
  • ASB launches personal wealth and savings tool

    10:53 | 26/3/19
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    ASB is helping all of its customers become wealth experts with its latest digital service, Wealth Central. The service shows customers their ASB assets and investments – whether that be KiwiSaver, savings, property or shares – and allows them to ... more»
  • Lamb exports climb to record levels

    10:52 | 26/3/19
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    Lamb exports reached record levels in February 2019, bumping up overall meat exports to a new monthly high, Stats NZ said today.  more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
COMP7,63850.07%
DJI25,517150.06%
SP5002,79820.08%
DAX13,4662361.78%
FTSE7,48850.07%
NI22522,4204081.86%
TWI73.740.290.39%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.1320.0000.01%
NZDUSD0.69150.00060.09%
AUDUSD0.71180.00090.13%
NZDAUD0.97170.00000.00%