Wednesday, 03 September 2014

Latest News

  • Money Chases Non-U.S. Real Estate at Record Rate in ETFs

    16:18 | 3/9/14
    Bloomberg
    Investors are putting money into real estate companies outside the U.S. at a record pace as interest rates recede, economies expand and opportunities remain to buy assets at discounts amid lingering distress from the global financial crisis. more»
  • Fonterra food safety practice still improving, says report

    16:05 | 3/9/14
    Scoop
    Sep. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Fonterra Cooperative Group, the world's biggest dairy exporter, is on track in lifting the quality of its food safety processes, nine months after an independent review into its handling of last year's false alarm food scare. more»
  • Rock Lobster Industry Welcomes Prime Minister’s Pledge

    16:02 | 3/9/14
    Scoop
    The New Zealand Rock Lobster Industry Council has today praised the National Party pledge to spend $100 million over 10 years to buy and retire farmland next to waterways to provide a buffer and improve water quality. more»
  • Copperbridge festival of Cuban culture in Miami offers engagement with island ...

    15:56 | 3/9/14
    MiamiHerald.com
    What is new about the Copperbridge festival - the fledgling organization's first public event - is the breadth of offerings and the sense of immersion in Cuban culture, and a focus on fostering one-on-one dialogue. more»
  • Spark warns customers of fraudulent phone calls

    15:50 | 3/9/14
    Scoop
    Spark has become aware that some of its customers have been contacted by fraudsters claiming to be from Spark. The fraudsters are reportedly telling customers that their Spark services are about to be cut off because of security issues and then asking ... more»
  • Single visa promises good innings for tourism

    15:42 | 3/9/14
    Scoop
    A new single visa that can be used by fans visiting Australia and New Zealand for the 2015 Cricket World Cup will be a boost for the tourism industry, the Tourism Industry Association New Zealand (TIA) says. more»
  • Indian rupee opens flat at 60.63 per dollar

    15:33 | 3/9/14
    Moneycontrol.com
    The Indian rupee gained marginally in the early trade on Wednesday. It has opened at 60.63 per dollar versus previous day's closing value of 60.68 a dollar. more»
  • Australian Pension Funds to Fill Activist Void as Assets Grow

    15:22 | 3/9/14
    Businessweek
    In a sign of engagement, Pearce said he “rebelled” against Lowy's plan to separate the global and local businesses of shopping mall operator Westfield, on valuation grounds. more»
  • Reserves: Tight gas production starts from Zarghun block

    15:22 | 3/9/14
    The Express Tribune
    ... 80% of Zarghun South's reserves are certified as tight gas under the Pakistan's Tight Gas (Exploration and Production) Policy 2011 that is entitled to a price of $6.74 per million British thermal unit (mmbtu), said Canada-based Jura Energy Corporation. more»
  • Regus Provide Work-Ready Offices in Wellington

    15:19 | 3/9/14
    Scoop
    The Regus commitment is to provide a global network of office space, on-demand meeting facilities, business lounges and virtual offices without risk and with no up-front capital expenditure. People can now focus on commercial plans, not floor plans, freeing ... more»
  • Seeka offers kiwifruit growers share incentive for supply

    15:17 | 3/9/14
    Scoop
    Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Seeka Kiwifruit Industries, the fruit grower and coolstore and packhouse operator, is looking to secure kiwifruit supply over the next three years by offering growers shares in return for exclusive supply from their orchards. more»
  • Pendlton residents sound off about crime concerns

    15:11 | 3/9/14
    The State
    "We answer the calls here the same as we do in any part of the county," Anderson said. "We try to answer them all as soon ... Some of the land that town officials are eyeing for annexation is owned by Pacolet Milliken Enterprises Inc. Two officials ... more»
  • Labour-Greens closing on National in latest Roy Morgan poll

    15:11 | 3/9/14
    Scoop
    Sept. 3 (BusinessDesk) - Just three percentage points separate the governing National Party from the combined vote of Labour and Green party supporters in the latest Roy Morgan opinion poll, its second to last before polling day, Sept. 20. more»
  • As farmers are excluding stock, why regulate?

    14:55 | 3/9/14
    Scoop
    With the water quality of New Zealand’s water bodies generally stable to improving, using the law to enforce stock exclusion from the start of the 2017/18 season implies the Sustainable Dairying: Water Accord has failed, when in fact, it has been an outstanding ... more»
  • PHILLIPS WELCOMES PUPPETRY FESTIVAL 10 Troupes, 55 Artists/Actors, 13 ...

    14:48 | 3/9/14
    Alleynews
    Mr. Hunt has produced and performed original theater works under the auspices of MASQUE, an international touring company that he founded in 1980. more»
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