Friday, 27 March 2015

Latest News

  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise as Fonterra Fund rebounds

    17:35 | 27/3/15
    Scoop
    March 27 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, paced by Fonterra Shareholders' Fund as the stock rebounded from a record low. Outside the benchmark index, Hallenstein Glassons advanced after reporting a 40 percent jump in first-half profit.  more»
  • Position on Auckland Ports planned reclamation works

    17:31 | 27/3/15
    Scoop
    The Council has over the last few weeks observed with some dismay the public debate that has been taking place regarding the Port of Auckland's proposed extension to it's Bledisloe Wharf facility. more»
  • NZ dollar gains vs. Australian dollar on iron ore weakness

    17:30 | 27/3/15
    Scoop
    March 27 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained against its Australian counterpart on sliding prices for iron ore exported to China, that nation's biggest market, while traders await a speech by US Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen on Friday in the ... more»
  • Failed Feltex case costs litigation funders $3.1M in costs

    16:59 | 27/3/15
    Scoop
    March 27 (BusinessDesk) - Former directors of Feltex Carpets and promoters of its 2004 initial public offering have been awarded a scaled-up $3.1 million in costs after being found not liable for alleged disclosure failings in its prospectus. more»
  • Made-In-China Label a Must for Chinese Bourse Link Investors

    16:45 | 27/3/15
    Bloomberg
    “We're not too hot on Hong Kong stocks either because they're not the cheapest in the world, nor do they have the best growth story.” The MSCI Hong Kong Index, which includes local companies such as Sun Hung Kai Properties Ltd. and Power Assets ... more»
  • How Renovating with Solar can Save You Money

    16:37 | 27/3/15
    Scoop
    As property prices continue to increase, more homeowners are choosing to renovate and experts say if they include solar in their plans, they should be able to save thousands. more»
  • Indian rupee opens lower at 62.80 per dollar

    16:33 | 27/3/15
    Moneycontrol.com
    The Indian rupee has opened lower by 13 paise at 62.80 per dollar on Friday against previous day's close of 62.67. The dollar index bounced off a three-week trough led by some upbeat economic data and a rise in US treasury yields. more»
  • Innovation needed to halt grim future for Hastings retailers

    16:33 | 27/3/15
    Scoop
    Stores going out of business and others relocating to new premises outside of the central business district, along with a general lack of interest in main street retailing has seen Hastings city retail occupancy continue to drop over the past year. more»
  • Wine industry says increased MPI fees would threaten exports

    16:28 | 27/3/15
    Scoop
    The Ministry of Primary Industries’ proposal to impose higher costs on the wine industry poses a major threat to the sector and in particular its export business, says Wanaka-based Principal Alistair King from Crowe Horwath. more»
  • New electronic medicines management a big change

    16:24 | 27/3/15
    Scoop
    In a national first, MidCentral District Health Board is actively supporting the implementation of an electronic medicines management system to be installed in all of the district’s aged care facilities and associated pharmacies. more»
  • Young Entrepreneurs Consortium looks to build next generation of minds

    16:22 | 27/3/15
    Massillon Independent
    In Massillon City Schools, sixth-graders created their own mini-business and sold their wares during lunch time. Along the way, the ... Three summer programs designed to help students start their own business ventures are planned for this summer ... more»
  • Increase Profits and Improve Cashflow with Bartercard

    16:12 | 27/3/15
    Scoop
    Bartercard members are part of an enormous community of businesses that are increasing revenue and improving their cashflow, using an electronic currency called a Trade Dollar. One Trade Dollar is equivalent to one New Zealand Dollar for all accounting ... more»
  • Indiana governor authorizes needle exchange to contain HIV outbreak

    16:11 | 27/3/15
    Honolulu Star-Advertiser
    A syringe is pictured along West Main Street in downtown Austin, Ind., in Scott County on Tuesday, March 24, 2015. INDIANAPOLIS ... But his order allows Scott County officials to request state approval for a limited, short-term program. ... After ... more»
  • Air New Zealand Joins Cockpit Response to Germanwings Tragedy

    16:00 | 27/3/15
    Bloomberg
    (Bloomberg) -- Air New Zealand Ltd. has joined the move to tighten cockpit rules following the Germanwings tragedy. “At least two Air New Zealand crew members are now required to be present on the flight deck at all times,” Chief Flight Operations and ... more»
  • Top ten stocks in focus in Friday's trade

    16:00 | 27/3/15
    Economic Times
    ONGC, Cairn India: Shares or oil exploration companies may see some upside following sharp rise in the global oil prices. The crude oil futures have ... Power Grid Corporation: The company has approved Rs 1,390 crore substation projects. ... JSPL: The ... more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,849160.27%
COMP4,863130.27%
DJI17,678400.23%
SP5002,05650.24%
DAX11,844220.18%
FTSE6,895961.37%
NI22519,4712751.39%
TWI80.510.300.37%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.0880.0010.07%
NZDUSD0.75790.00090.12%
AUDUSD0.78040.00270.34%
NZDAUD0.97140.00250.26%