Thursday, 26 April 2018

Business News

  • NZ dollar falls to 3 1/2 month low

    20:23 | 24/4/18
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    NZ dollar falls to 3 1/2 month low as rising US interest rates bring trading back to fundamentals  more»
  • Ardern 'really positive' in pursuing EU trade deal

    19:22 | 24/4/18
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    April 24 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern is cautiously optimistic about New Zealand's pursuit of a free trade agreement with the European Union, with the nation's focus on environmental protections finding favour with French President ... more»
  • Forest industry backing judgment against forest companies

    17:51 | 24/4/18
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    Forest industry associations are supporting penalties imposed in the District Court against Bay of Plenty forest owner Whitikau Holdings and two harvesting contractors.  more»
  • Drive EVs to stop war

    16:55 | 24/4/18
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    Buying an electric vehicle can help the world to avoid war. Well, Flip the Fleet didn’t expect that when they polled owners of electric vehicles this month on their reasons for buying an EV. But the respondent was adamant: “Oil played a huge part ... more»
  • Beer advertising featuring Eric Murray found to breach code

    16:16 | 24/4/18
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    Beer advertising featuring double Olympic gold medallist Eric Murray is to be removed from the ‘Beer the Beautiful Truth’ campaign following a successful complaint by Alcohol Healthwatch. more»
  • Beer The Beautiful Truth campaign is not misleading

    16:15 | 24/4/18
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    24 April 2018: The Brewers Association of New Zealand welcomes today’s decision by the Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) that its ‘Beer The Beautiful Truth’ campaign, which highlights the addition of nutrition information panels to product ... more»
  • Wellington’s industrial vacancy rate hits a record low

    15:53 | 24/4/18
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    Wellington’s industrial property vacancy rate has dropped to a record low while supply in the Auckland market continues to play catch-up with demand, Colliers International research shows. more»
  • Fletcher's exit from 'vertical construction' leaves a gap

    15:44 | 24/4/18
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    April 24 (BusinessDesk) - Fletcher Building's intention to exit the 'vertical construction' sector leaves a gap in the market for large-scale commercial and government projects and is pushing up building costs, according to a report on industry trends. more»
  • Avanti bike founders cut remaining ties with the business

    15:33 | 24/4/18
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    April 24 (BusinessDesk) - The Struthers family, which founded the Avanti bicycle brand and built Sheppard Industries into the largest cycling company in Australasia, has cut its final ties to the business, selling its remaining shareholding to a Switzerland-based ... more»
  • Christchurch Convention Centre ready for operator

    14:54 | 24/4/18
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    With construction of the Christchurch Convention Centre on track for completion early in 2020, Otakaro Limited is looking to partner with an experienced venue operator to run this world-class facility. more»
  • New Zealand scores highly in OECD tax transparency review

    14:39 | 24/4/18
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    New Zealand has received the top rating in an international review of tax transparency and exchange of information standards.  more»
  • NZ annual net migration slows in March; remains high

    14:32 | 24/4/18
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    April 24 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's annual net migration slowed in March as continued high immigration was offset by more Kiwis and non-citizens leaving.  more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
COMP7,0071211.70%
DJI24,0244251.74%
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DAX13,4662361.78%
FTSE7,48850.07%
NI22522,4204081.86%
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Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.2220.0010.09%
NZDUSD0.71220.00310.43%
AUDUSD0.76040.00000.00%
NZDAUD0.93660.00390.41%