Friday, 12 February 2016

Business News

  • Gold forced higher by global tensions

    12:21 | 12/2/16
    3News
    Turbulence has torn through global markets as investors sought the safety of Japanese yen, gold and top-rated bonds while dumping US dollars on bets the Federal Reserve could be done with raising interest rates.  more»
  • South Port NZ 1H profit jumps, unexpected lift in tonnage

    17:53 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's southern-most deep water port, South Port New Zealand, saw profits increase by 54 percent in the six months to the end of December 2015 to $5.06 million, despite worries about the global economy.  more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall on SkyCity outlook

    17:47 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell after SkyCity Entertainment Group, the first to post results this earnings season, reported a gain in first-half profit but left some investors underwhelmed with its outlook. Xero and Mighty River Power ... more»
  • NZ dollar gains on greenback weakness driven by US rates

    17:46 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar gained against a broadly weaker greenback on concerns the US economy may not be growing as fast as expected and the track for Federal Reserve interest rate hikes will be slower and lower. more»
  • Solid Energy in better shape than $1 Aussie coal miner: CEO

    17:32 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    Solid Energy in better position than sold-for-a-dollar Aussie coal mine, CEO Clifford says  more»
  • JLL Wellington Welcomes Georgia Hawkins

    17:30 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    JLL Wellington Welcomes Georgia Hawkins WELLINGTON, February 11, 2016 - JLL Wellington’s Valuation & Advisory team has appointed Georgia Hawkins as a graduate valuer. Georgia completed her Graduate Diploma in urban valuation at Lincoln University in ... more»
  • HRDs Have Their Say on What It Takes to Reach Top HR Job

    17:23 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    DNA of a HRD: HRDs Have Their Say on What It Takes to Reach the Top HR Job  more»
  • Ngaruroro Water Conservation Order

    17:20 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    James Palmer, HBRC’s Group Manager Strategic Development, says it’s premature to consider a Water Conservation Order or WCO application for the Ngaruroro and Clive Rivers while a planning process is already under way in this catchment. more»
  • UPDATE: Shareholders Association fights Wynyard 'black hole'

    17:10 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand Shareholders Association says it will oppose security software developer Wynyard's plans to sell new shares below a previously announced price floor of $2 a share when a meeting of investors is held next week. more»
  • Icehouse Scholarship recipients announced

    17:07 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    Scholarship recipients announced for The Icehouse’s 37th Owner Manager Programme The Icehouse, a business growth hub, has selected four business owners to receive their Owner Manager Programme Scholarships for the 37th programme. These recipients ... more»
  • Shareholders Association to oppose Wynyard 'black hole'

    15:59 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand Shareholders Association says it will oppose security software developer Wynyard's plans to sell new shares below a previously announced price floor of $2 a share when a meeting of investors is held next week. more»
  • Pressing Need for a National Policy Statement under the RMA

    15:58 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    The New Zealand Council of Shopping Centres (NZCSC) strongly supports a National Policy Statement (NPS) to provide clarity, pragmatism, and guidance on urban development under the RMA. more»
  • Upper North Island ‘Growth Triangle’ Confidence Reinforced

    15:45 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    Upper North Island ‘Growth Triangle’ Confidence Reinforced by Port Action The decision of Ports of Auckland to establish an inland port in Hamilton will give upper North Island businesses greater choice for moving exports and imports around New ... more»
  • Alcohol and drug impairment in Aviation addressed

    15:13 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    The New Zealand Air Line Pilots’ Association (NZALPA) supports effective programs to ensure passengers and crew are protected from any ill effects of drug and alcohol issues in the aviation industry. more»
  • Labour challenges regulator on credit card surcharges

    14:46 | 11/2/16
    Scoop
    Feb. 11 (BusinessDesk) - Labour Party MPs challenged the chair and senior managers of the Commerce Commission to be "more proactive" in their pursuit of consumer issues, with MP Clayton Cosgrove highlighting what he said were uncompetitive surcharges ... more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,987320.54%
COMP4,227571.33%
DJI15,6622521.59%
SP5001,829231.26%
DAX8,8231942.15%
FTSE5,5621101.94%
NI22515,7133722.31%
TWI71.140.350.49%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.1330.0050.46%
NZDUSD0.66920.00090.13%
AUDUSD0.70820.00220.31%
NZDAUD0.94240.00160.17%