Saturday, 30 July 2016

Business News

  • NZD falls vs yen on low Bank of Japan stimulus

    17:23 | 29/7/16
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    The New Zealand dollar fell against the yen after the Bank of Japan announced additional monetary stimulus measures that were more modest than some in the market were expecting, driving up its currency. more»
  • TVNZ confirms its news accreditation for the Rio Games

    17:16 | 29/7/16
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    SKY and PRIME are pleased that TVNZ has today confirmed its news accreditation for the RIO Games.  more»
  • Fletcher trims $12 mln from slimmed down Higgins acquisition

    16:52 | 29/7/16
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    Fletcher Building paid $12 million below the flagged purchase price to buy rival construction company Higgins Group Holdings after dropping Horokiwi Quarries from its application to reduce its dominance in the aggregates market. more»
  • Moa stresses it has no undisclosed plans

    16:20 | 29/7/16
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    July 29 (BusinessDesk) - Shareholders of NZX-listed beer-maker Moa Breweries have been assured again that the company has no "specific plans for corporate activity to talk about". more»
  • Higgins Acquisition Completed

    15:38 | 29/7/16
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    Auckland, 29 July 2016 – Fletcher Building Limited (Fletcher Building) announces it has completed the transaction to acquire New Zealand and Fiji road construction and maintenance business Higgins for a purchase price of NZ$303 million. The businesses ... more»
  • Niue Vanilla - first Pacific food product in Trade Aid

    15:11 | 29/7/16
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    Pacific Islands Trade & Invest congratulates Niue Vanilla International whose organic vanilla products will be sold in Trade Aid stores by August.  more»
  • AIA Delivers Excellent Growth in the First Half of 2016

    14:52 | 29/7/16
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    VONB up 37 per cent on constant exchange rates Strong operating profit growth and progressive dividend HONG KONG, 29 July 2016 – The Board of Directors of AIA Group Limited (“AIA”; or the “Company”; stock code: 1299) is pleased to announce ... more»
  • Kingfish's Fisher warns of lower returns

    14:27 | 29/7/16
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    July 29 (BusinessDesk) - Fisher Funds sounded a note of caution to shareholders in the listed Kingfish investment firm it manages, that returns this financial year are likely to be lower than the previous year, particularly if any companies report ... more»
  • Investors press NZOG to resume dividends

    14:23 | 29/7/16
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    July 29 (BusinessDesk) - Investors in New Zealand Oil & Gas are pressing the company to resume paying dividends now that it is profitable again and generating imputation credits. more»
  • NZ business confidence dips in June

    14:21 | 29/7/16
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    July 29 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand business confidence dropped in July, a movement ANZ New Zealand economists said was largely seasonal, as construction remained positive while residential investment intentions surged. more»
  • Statistics NZ delays June household labour force survey

    14:20 | 29/7/16
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    July 29 (BusinessDesk) - Statistics New Zealand will delay publishing the household labour force survey by two weeks to ensure the report meets standards after it modified the series this year.  more»
  • New ruling good news for leaky-building owners

    13:34 | 29/7/16
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    Leaky-building specialist, Dan Parker from Parker & Associates said the Supreme Court’s decision today in the Carter Holt versus Minister of Education appeal is good news for leaky-home owners. “It’s great news. The Court has dismissed Carter ... more»
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