Friday, 31 October 2014


Major Indices
NZX Top 5 by Value
SPKSpark New Zealand Limited3.1553,539,5560.0401.28%
IQEIntueri Education Group2.8301,100,3850.1003.41%
GNEGenesis Energy Limited2.0103,356,4910.0301.52%
FBUFletcher Building8.600763,3450.1201.42%
MELCAMeridian Energy Limited1.6454,159,1920.0201.20%
Recent News
  • Solid Energy annual losses mount with another $110.6 mln in

    18:09 | 31/10/14
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - Solid Energy posted its third annual loss in a row as the financially distressed state-owned coal miner wrote down the value of its export operations amid lower coal price assumptions, and warned of more red ink to come. more»
  • Update: China lifts temporary ban on Fonterra whey products

    18:06 | 31/10/14
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - Chinese authorities have lifted a temporary ban on the importation of Fonterra Cooperative Group's whey powder and dairy base powder used in the manufacture of infant formula that has been in place since August last year in the wake of the ... more»
  • Sensex hits new record-high of 27493.59; Nifty crosses 8200

    17:52 | 31/10/14
    Daily News & Analysis
    The BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty soared to hit new all-time highs of 27,493.59 and 8,214.65 points, respectively, in opening trade today on sustained fund inflows, driven by a slew of economic reforms announced by the government amidst optimism over ... more»
  • Forex - Japanese yen falls sharply on BoJ move to ease further

    17:52 | 31/10/14 - The yen fell sharply on Friday after the Bank of Japan unexpectedly eased monetary policy further. Forex - Japanese yen falls sharply on BoJ move to ease further Yen falls sharply on BoJ easing. USD/JPY traded at 110.25, up 0.95%, after ... more»
  • Canada's Western Provinces Eye Tax Perk in Push for LNG

    17:52 | 31/10/14
    “There's nothing concrete, although there is more interest in having the conversation around this tax than there's ever been,” Coleman said. more»
  • Small-Car Sales Languish as Low Fuel Prices Benefit SUVs

    17:52 | 31/10/14
    Ford Motor Co. deliveries may slip 4.2 percent, and General Motors Co. may gain 2.9 percent, according to the survey. While cheap gasoline isn't the only force motivating people to buy SUVs, it can help close a deal, said Kevin Tynan, senior ... more»
  • Half-Truths, Unequal Funding Define Booker-Bell Race for U.S Senate Seat

    17:52 | 31/10/14
    NJ Spotlight
    So when Booker talks of Bell spending three decades in Virginia and moving back to New Jersey just to make this race, that's something the Republican has readily acknowledged, even admitting its might seem “presumptuous. more»
  • China and Hong Kong shares climb, Mengniu up after Danone's deal

    17:52 | 31/10/14
    Financials sectors provided strong support to main indexes, with Bank of China Ltd rising 3.7 percent, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd climbing 2.2 percent, and China Life Insurance Co Ltd gaining 2.1 percent. Steel-related stocks also rose ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to a record; led by Ebos

    17:52 | 31/10/14
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose to a record led by Ebos Group amid optimist about its prospects in Australia as it signalled a 10 percent boost to first quarter trading. Steel & Tube and Fletcher Building were boosted by rising building ... more»
  • Yuan in Hong Kong Set for Biggest Monthly Advance in Three Years

    17:49 | 31/10/14
    “More direct currency trading links and hence usage of yuan will boost demand for the currency in the longer term,” said Banny Lam, co-head of research at Agricultural Bank of China International Securities Ltd. in Hong Kong. “Expectations are that ... more»
  • Manila Electric says 28 firms commit to use generator sets to ease power shortage

    17:41 | 31/10/14
    The Meralco customers, mostly mall operators and condominium developers including SM Prime Holdings Inc, Ayala Land Inc and Robinsons Land Corp, will switch on their generator sets that can produce up to 163 megawatts instead of drawing power from the ... more»
  • Community calendar: Oct. 31

    17:41 | 31/10/14
    Bradenton Herald
    Knowing that all students have a variety of learning styles, lessons are tailored to accommodate individual students. ... Instant critiquing by a group of many published author and former REAP (Recognized Educators and Professionals). .... Florida ... more»
  • What's Happening for November

    17:41 | 31/10/14
    Crisis Communications seminar: 8-9 p.m., Knight Nonprofit Center small banquet room, 11975 Seaway Road, Gulfport. Sponsored by Mississippi ..... Sponsored by Guiness, New Belgium Brewery, Champion Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, F.E.B. Distributing Company ... more»
  • Feed My Starving Children Group Packs 520992 Meals

    17:30 | 31/10/14
    Placer County Online
    Feed My Starving Children, an international food-aid organization, coordinates MobilePack events around the United States where volunteers combine and package ingredients scientifically formulated to address the needs of malnourished children. more»
  • Hong Kong activists mull Beijing visit during APEC

    17:30 | 31/10/14
    The Daily Progress
    HONG KONG (AP) - Hong Kong student protest leaders are considering visiting Beijing while it hosts a major Asian summit next week to press their demands for greater democratic reforms. more»
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