Wednesday, 24 July 2019

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  • NZ dollar tad weaker, ECB, Federal Reserve in focus

    11:02 | 23/7/19
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    July 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was slightly weaker ahead of upcoming rate decisions by the European Central Bank and the US Federal Reserve.  more»
  • FMA sets out key focus areas for the year ahead

    10:56 | 23/7/19
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    The FMA today published its Annual Corporate Plan (ACP), which outlines its work plan for the next financial year and sets objectives for raising standards of behaviour across financial services. The development of the 2019-20 ACP is based on a new sector-based ... more»
  • Government Policy Statement needed to solve pricing drama

    10:55 | 23/7/19
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    The release today of the Electricity Authority’s report on transmission pricing methodology (TPM) confirms Vector’s firm view that a Government Policy Statement is needed to shape a transmission pricing regime that is fair for all New Zealanders. more»
  • Dissatisfied workers less satisfied with life

    10:47 | 23/7/19
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    Kiwi workers who were dissatisfied with their job reported lower overall satisfaction with life, poorer health outcomes, and felt their life was less worthwhile than satisfied workers, Stats NZ said today. more»
  • Taking Plastic Free July into your pants

    10:37 | 23/7/19
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    A study conducted this week has shown that three leading brands of period pads each contain much more plastic than previously thought. When the same study was conducted eight years ago, the figure was 4 plastic carrier bags per pack. more»
  • Licensed NZ App launches – Tradespeople You Can Trust

    10:11 | 23/7/19
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    Quality, trust and a great job are important factors to consider when you are hiring Tradespeople. Licensed NZ was founded in 2013 to solve common complaints from the public about ways to get in touch with great, trustworthy Tradies. We have now launched ... more»
  • Proposed TPM changes to benefit consumers

    09:36 | 23/7/19
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    The Electricity Authority today released a proposal to reform the transmission pricing methodology (TPM) that determines how Transpower sets charges to recover the costs of operating the national electricity transmission grid. more»
  • First Building Information Modelling Innovation awards

    09:33 | 23/7/19
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    Entries are now open for New Zealand’s first awards recognising the use of Building Information Modelling (BIM), launched by Registered Master Builders. BIM is software used on building and construction projects providing greater collaboration between ... more»
  • IWIinvestor launches Project Whetu

    09:13 | 23/7/19
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    Taupo-based IWIinvestor, the investment and financial advisory provider, today announced that is launching Project Whetu – investment governance training for those who act as trustees or have responsibility for investment decisions. more»
  • XE Morning Update - July 23, 2019

    09:05 | 23/7/19
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    The NZDUSD opens at 0.6768 (mid-rate) this morning.  more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares outperform Asia as exporters gain

    20:59 | 22/7/19
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    July 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose for a fourth day, outperforming the rest of Asia, as exporters including A2 Milk Co, Mainfreight, and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare all gained. Sky Network Television led the market higher.  more»
  • Significant shortfall for subbies in Ebert receivership

    20:52 | 22/7/19
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    July 22 (BusinessDesk) - Receivers for Ebert Construction have dished out another $770,000 to subcontractors, bringing total distributions to them to $2.31 million since the firm’s collapse last October. more»
  • Transpower sees no risk to credit metrics from changes

    20:22 | 22/7/19
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    July 22 (BusinessDesk) - National grid operator Transpower says a further reduction signalled for its revenue during the next five-year regulatory period should not affect its key credit metrics. more»
  • NZ dollar rises, an outlier amid rising Gulf tensions

    20:18 | 22/7/19
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    July 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was firmer but well within its recent range as the market focuses on escalating tensions in the Middle East after Iran seized a British-flagged tanker. more»
  • Craigmore spends $32M to expand Kerikeri kiwifruit crop

    19:23 | 22/7/19
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    July 22 (BusinessDesk) - The kiwifruit crop in Northland's Kerikeri area will increase by "more than a third" following Overseas Investment Office permission for agriculture investor Craigmore Sustainables to spend $32 million developing some ... more»
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