Friday, 31 October 2014

Latest News

  • Xero 3Q cash burn slows as customer receipts rise 19%

    16:44 | 31/10/14
    Scoop
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - Xero, the cloud-based accounting firm, slowed its quarterly cash burn in the September quarter from the June period as customer receipts accelerated faster than staff costs.  more»
  • Heartland affirms FY guidance

    16:39 | 31/10/14
    Scoop
    Oct. 31 (BusinessDesk) - Heartland New Zealand, the bank formed through the merger of Canterbury and Southern Cross building societies with Marac Finance, affirmed its earnings guidance for the 2015 financial year, and sees annual consumer lending ... more»
  • Daifuku investment in BCS accelerates global growth

    16:36 | 31/10/14
    Scoop
    Japan's Daifuku Co., Ltd. is to take a majority stake in one of New Zealand's fastest-growing companies, New Zealand-headquartered BCS Group; in a move described by BCS CEO Patrick Teo as opening doors for the company's plans for faster global expansion and access ... more»
  • Palmers to open popular Planet store in Westgate centre

    16:31 | 31/10/14
    Scoop
    This summer, those living near the expansive new Westgate shopping precinct in West Auckland will join the residents of Albany and Hamilton in being able to enjoy the wonder, convenience and practicality of a Palmers Planet store. more»
  • Mazda delivers miles to RSA milestone

    16:26 | 31/10/14
    Scoop
    Mazda New Zealand has shown support for the Royal New Zealand Returned & Services Association (RNZRSA) by providing them with a new Mazda6 wagon and sedan. The new vehicles will be used to assist with the many events taking place around the country ... more»
  • PREP FOOTBALL ROUND ONE PREVIEW CAPSULES

    16:22 | 31/10/14
    Kane County Chronicle
    I was pleased with how quickly the guys got the system down.” Extra point: Fitzgerald, a ... BC limited Johnsburg in a 7-0 loss earlier this season as defenders stayed disciplined and remained in their cut-back lanes. more»
  • Settlement of Earthquake Claims Tops $13 Billion

    16:21 | 31/10/14
    Scoop
    The settling of Canterbury earthquake private insurance claims continues apace as pay outs hit the $13 billion mark, advancing at $10 million a day in 2014.  more»
  • How Russia, Iran and Other Oil-Rich Nations Will Be Slammed By Falling Crude ...

    16:11 | 31/10/14
    International Business Times
    Prices will likely hover around those levels for the next six months, assuming the European and Chinese economies stay flat and war-embattled Libya is still exporting at current levels, Bob McNally, president of Rapidan Group, a Washington-based energy ... more»
  • Christie hopes for 'big, fat blowout' for Branstad

    16:11 | 31/10/14
    The Daily Progress
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, talks with Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad, as Iowa Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds, center, looks on, after speaking at a get-out-the-vote rally, Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014 at the Winegard Company in Burlington, Iowa. more»
  • EVERETT, Wash. - Police in Everett, Washington, say they're responding to ...

    16:11 | 31/10/14
    Castanet.net
    Besides Cook, there are no other openly gay CEOs in the Fortune 1,000, even though statistically, 3.4 per cent of Americans identify as something other than straight, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control. more»
  • TVNZ Outsourcing

    16:07 | 31/10/14
    Scoop
    In regards to the outsourcing of Maori and Pacific programming at TVNZ. Reference TVNZ release Thursday 23rd October.  more»
  • China's shadow banking sector growing rapidly, third largest in world - FSB

    16:00 | 31/10/14
    Reuters UK
    China's government is now weighing new rules to tame this less-regulated, riskier type of lending, while trying to ensure that more money from the shadow banking system is invested in the real economy rather than speculative activities. ... In China ... more»
  • Australia & NZ stocks pop higher, on track for hefty monthly gains

    15:48 | 31/10/14
    Reuters
    Rio Tinto Ltd and BHP Billiton jumped around 1 percent. Falling gold ... Among the mid-cap stocks, pharmaceutical and animal products company Ebos Group was up 2.7 percent to NZ$9.35 after it said it was buying Australian pet food maker BlackHawk. more»
  • Forestry industry must act as one to end shameful trends

    15:40 | 31/10/14
    Scoop
    “The forestry industry must commit to implementing an action plan for reducing the industry’s shamefully high injury rate – which means forestry workers are 15 times more likely to die on the job,” the Business Leaders’ Health and Safety ... more»
  • ON Semiconductor's (ONNN) CEO Keith Jackson on Q3 2014 Results - Earnings ...

    15:37 | 31/10/14
    Seeking Alpha (registration)
    During the course of this conference call, we will make projections or other forward-looking statements regarding future events or the future financial performance of the company. The words believe, estimate, project, anticipate, intend, may, expect ... more»
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