Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Markets

Major Indices
 
 
 
 
NZX Top 5 by Value
CodeNameLastVolumeChange
XROXero Ltd16.761,041,3450.865.41%
MELCAMeridian Energy Limited1.6805,441,8510.0352.13%
TRP010BONDS4.500611,0000.1503.23%
MRPMighty River Power Limited2.8202,972,8750.0301.08%
SKTSky Network Television5.9302,564,8910.0300.50%
 
Recent News
  • McDonald's China Challenge: Rising Competition

    21:12 | 22/10/14
    Wall Street Journal
    In less-developed cities, the American burger chain is facing increased competition from local operators like Hua Lai Shi Catering Management & Service Co., which has opened 3,000 stores selling fried chicken and french fries. A spokeswoman said ... more»
  • FTSE lags continental peers as BAT sees sales drop

    21:03 | 22/10/14
    Reuters UK
    LONDON (Reuters) - FTSE 100 lagged small gains in main euro zone equity indexes on Wednesday as a gloomy update from British American Tobacco weighed on companies which sell consumer goods. Shares in BAT fell 4 percent by 0741 GMT as the ... more»
  • Why Invest In Alleghany? (Y)

    21:03 | 22/10/14
    Seeking Alpha (registration)
    Alleghany Corp (NYSE:Y) is engaged in the property/casualty and surety insurance business. The company is also engaged in private capital investments in oil exploration and production, remanufacturing and retrofitting of precision machine tools ... more»
  • Copper, Nickel and Zinc Won't Be Cheap for Long

    20:52 | 22/10/14
    Investing.com
    The all-powerful US Dollar Index is currently hammering base metals and base metal equities. Haywood Securities Mining Analyst Stefan Ioannou says that increasing demand and near-term supply shortages make base metals a bargain that won't last. more»
  • Zim Imports 90 000 Tonnes of Fertiliser

    20:41 | 22/10/14
    The Herald
    Industrial development Corporation group public relations advisor Mr Dereck Sibanda said of the projected demand an estimated 150 000MT has already been supplied leaving a balance of 200 000MT. more»
  • Northam Platinum secures new BEE deal

    20:41 | 22/10/14
    BDlive
    Northam had to put a new black economic empowerment (BEE) structure in place after Afripalm, headed by Lazarus Zim, and Mvelaphanda Holdings, which held a 26% stake in the company, had to sell their investments because falling share prices led to ... more»
  • Senior Calendar (Oct. 22)

    20:41 | 22/10/14
    Las Cruces Sun-News
    Free but space is limited. Info: Parks and Recreation Department, 575-541-2550. TTY number, 575-541-2772. Balance training offered: The City of Las Cruces Parks and Recreation Department and New Mexico State University are offering a free fitness class ... more»
  • FTSE edges slightly higher in early trading

    20:41 | 22/10/14
    Stock Market Wire
    The shares of Xeros Technology Group plc (XSG), the innovative developer of a patented polymer bead cleaning, were down 8.06% at 114p after it reported revenues of £315,000 in the year ended 31 July 2014. more»
  • Oil industry meets in New Plymouth

    20:41 | 22/10/14
    Radio New Zealand
    "We've brought across people from Australia who've dealt with the emerging oil and gas industry over there and they are talking about transferring the very strict regulations that are in place in Australia and applying them to the sensitive ... more»
  • BAT update weighs on FTSE 100

    20:32 | 22/10/14
    BBC News
    BAT shares were the biggest faller on the FTSE 100, with the index down 6.57 points at 6,368.96. The FTSE 100 had jumped 1.7% on Tuesday on hopes of help for the eurozone. more»
  • Contrarian Alert: A Compelling Opportunity Is Emerging For North American ...

    20:30 | 22/10/14
    Seeking Alpha (registration)
    These companies - Anglo American Platinum (Amplats), Impala Platinum (Implats), Lonmin, Aquarius, Atlatsa as well as Northam, Africa Rainbow Minerals and Royal Bafokeng - have just this year endured a five-month workers' strike, and have now to adjust ... more»
  • Board opposes fireworks disposal on Nanakuli farm

    20:30 | 22/10/14
    Honolulu Star-Advertiser
    A federal report released January 2013 on the 2011 explosion and fire that killed five Donaldson Enterprises Inc. workers, said the company obtained a 90-day emergency hazardous waste disposal permit to destroy the fireworks, which is what Grucci is ... more»
  • Asia shares boosted by Wall Street rally

    20:30 | 22/10/14
    The West Australian
    Hong Kong (AFP) - Asian markets mostly pushed higher Wednesday, taking a lead from fresh gains in New York and Europe in response to reports that the European Central Bank would widen its stimulus programme. more»
  • Unirac partners with Enphase Energy to eliminate copper wires and grounding ...

    20:30 | 22/10/14
    pv magazine
    Unirac, Inc., a Hilti Group company, announces a new milestone in the continued evolution as the leading provider of high quality, competitive PV mounting solutions in North America. more»
  • Defensive ETF Results

    20:18 | 22/10/14
    Seeking Alpha (registration)
    Several funds were discussed, including Guggenheim Defensive Equity (NYSEARCA:DEF), SPDR Healthcare Select Sect ETF (NYSEARCA:XLV), PowerShares DB U.S. more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,281480.91%
COMP4,4191032.40%
DJI16,6152151.31%
SP5001,941371.96%
DAX8,88810.02%
FTSE6,363100.15%
NI22515,1963912.64%
TWI77.380.060.08%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.2690.0020.16%
NZDUSD0.79720.00130.16%
AUDUSD0.87850.00200.23%
NZDAUD0.90740.00010.01%