Wednesday, 22 October 2014

Markets

  • Oil at $80 a Barrel Muffles Forecasts for US Shale Boom

    20:18 | 22/10/14
    Proactive Investors UK
    Drillers would add fewer barrels to domestic output than the previous year for the first time since 2010, according to Macquarie Group Ltd., ITG Investment Research and PKVerleger LLC. Horizontal drilling through shale accounts for as much as .... Here ... more»
  • Saudi's National Commercial Bank Q3 net income rises 7.8 pct - statement

    20:07 | 22/10/14
    Reuters
    The bank began a two-week subscription period on Sunday for its 22.5 billion riyals ($6.0 billion) share sale. It has also said it would convert into a fully-fledged Islamic bank in around five years, after coming under pressure from sharia scholars in ... more»
  • South African rand edges firmer vs dollar ahead of medium-term budget

    19:56 | 22/10/14
    Reuters Africa
    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's rand edged firmer against the dollar on Wednesday after pushing to its strongest level in 25 days in the previous session, as the currency was boosted by Chinese GDP data that came in stronger than market ... more»
Major Indices
 
 
 
 
NZX Top 5 by Value
CodeNameLastVolumeChange
XROXero Ltd16.761,041,3450.865.41%
MELCAMeridian Energy Limited1.6805,441,8510.0352.13%
TRP010BONDS4.500611,0000.1503.23%
MRPMighty River Power Limited2.8202,972,8750.0301.08%
SKTSky Network Television5.9302,564,8910.0300.50%
 
Recent News
  • Five things to watch as Penguins host Flyers

    19:56 | 22/10/14
    NHL.com
    "I'm excited," Johnston, Pittsburgh's first-year coach, told the Penguins website Tuesday in advance of the NBCSN Wednesday Night Rivalry game against the Flyers at Consol Energy Center (8 p.m. ET). Johnston has coached in some bitter rivalries before ... more»
  • Jobless rate dips in Spokane County

    19:56 | 22/10/14
    The Spokesman Review
    WASHINGTON - Unemployment rates fell in 31 U.S. states in September. The Labor Department said Tuesday that unemployment rates rose in eight states and were unchanged in 11 states. more»
  • Shell and Todd caught drilling without approval

    19:55 | 22/10/14
    Scoop
    Oct. 22 (BusinessDesk) - Multi-national oil company Shell's New Zealand arm and local energy giant Todd Energy have breached the new law governing New Zealand's Exclusive Economic Zone, the Environmental Protection Authority says in an Oct. 10 document ... more»
  • Haiti cholera victims get a hearing in US court

    19:45 | 22/10/14
    Al Jazeera America
    On Thursday, Ellen Blain, assistant U.S. attorney for the Southern District of New York, will defend the United States' interest in upholding the international organization's immunity. Even critics acknowledge that without those protections, the ... more»
  • UPDATE 1-LG Display tips strong Q4 as Q3 profit nears 2-year high

    19:33 | 22/10/14
    Reuters
    (Adds further earnings figures, context, shares). * Q3 operating profit rises 21.8 pct y/y, beats estimates. * Tips Q4 profit to improve sequentially. more»
  • Lufthansa to sell IT business, takes 240 million euro charge

    19:33 | 22/10/14
    Reuters
    FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German airline Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) said on Wednesday it was close to selling its IT infrastructure division and completing an outsourcing deal with IBM (IBM. more»
  • More than 76% of Poles oppose the euro

    19:33 | 22/10/14
    EurActiv
    More than 76% of Poles oppose joining the euro, a poll showed yesterday (21 October), suggesting there is little prospect that central and eastern Europe's largest economy will join the common currency soon. more»
  • UAE lender ADCB posts 16.4 pct Q3 profit gain on lower impairments

    19:33 | 22/10/14
    Yahoo! Maktoob News
    The fourth-largest lender in the United Arab Emirates by assets made a net profit attributable to equity holders of 1.02 billion dirhams ($277.7 million) in the three months to Sept. 30, compared to 874.2 million dirhams in the corresponding period of ... more»
  • Bus firm apologises for not telling blind woman of stop

    19:33 | 22/10/14
    Oxford Mail
    A BUS company has apologised after drivers failed to tell a blind woman where her stop was three times, leaving her on one service for more than two hours. more»
  • Suva, Lautoka Security Plans Get On

    19:22 | 22/10/14
    Fiji Sun Online
    Douglas Salvage and Towage Limited plays a crucial role in the bauxite mining operation in Bua. One of its two tugboats... ENTERTAINMENT · Music · Show Biz · Sun Spectrum ... FNU Concert Binds 'Visiting' Fijians. post image. Fijians living abroad who ... more»
  • Heineken Third-Quarter Revenue Falls Short of Analyst Estimates

    19:22 | 22/10/14
    Businessweek
    Heineken NV (HEIA), the Dutch brewer that spurned an overture from SABMiller Plc (SAB) last month, reported third-quarter sales growth that missed estimates amid poor weather in Europe. more»
  • FOREX-Euro on defensive after ECB bond buying report, yen soft

    19:22 | 22/10/14
    Reuters
    ... * Euro near one-week low after ECB corporate bond buy report. * U.S. housing data, tech earnings, China data help risk appetite, dent yen. more»
  • Asian shares shine on US tech results, ECB hopes

    19:22 | 22/10/14
    Economic Times
    TOKYO: Asian shares rose on Wednesday as upbeat results from two U.S. technology bellwethers and hopes of fresh stimulus from the European Central Bank offset concerns about the outlook for the global economy. more»
  • Google, Qualcomm pitch in on $542m Magic Leap funding

    19:22 | 22/10/14
    ZDNet
    "Smart and connected devices represent some of the most exciting new areas in technology, and with China maintaining one of the world's most robust technology ecosystems, these technologies are poised for dynamic growth," said Ian Yang, Intel Corporate ... more»
  • Australian Stocks: What Happened Today?

    19:22 | 22/10/14
    FN Arena News
    The big four were up around 1% with AMP Limited (A$5.38, +3.1%) a superstar plus the miners joined the fun led by BHP Billiton Limited (A$34.27, +1.5%) following positive production numbers. RIO Tinto Limited (A$61.21, +2.1%), Fortescue Metals Group ... more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,281480.91%
COMP4,4191032.40%
DJI16,6152151.31%
SP5001,941371.96%
DAX8,936490.55%
FTSE6,36570.11%
NI22515,1963912.64%
TWI77.330.010.01%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.2720.0010.09%
NZDUSD0.79770.00180.23%
AUDUSD0.87890.00240.27%
NZDAUD0.90750.00000.00%