Friday, 29 August 2014

Markets

Major Indices
 
 
 
 
NZX Top 5 by Value
CodeNameLastVolumeChange
SPKSpark New Zealand Limited2.9306,103,9910.0150.51%
FBUFletcher Building9.230926,5030.0600.65%
AIRAir New Zealand2.1951,985,2720.0200.90%
CENContact Energy5.520217,5520.1202.13%
XROXero Ltd25.0067,4550.351.38%
 
Recent News
  • Holden celebrates 60 Years in NZ with campaign by Isobar

    14:29 | 29/8/14
    Scoop
    When it comes to cars in New Zealand, there aren’t many more iconic than Holden, and the brand is celebrating 60 years of loyal customers via a series of vignettes housed on a dedicated section within Holden.co.nz, developed by digital creative ... more»
  • Briefly:Economic cooperation bound to increase in coming days: Chinese envoy

    14:26 | 29/8/14
    Republica
    International Finance Corporation, the private sector lending arm of the World Bank, and the Private Sector Window of the Global Agriculture and Food Security Program are investing $3.8 million in feed manufacturer Probiotech Industries to enhance ... more»
  • Untangling the Mess of Austrian Bank Hypo

    14:26 | 29/8/14
    Wall Street Journal
    Here, in the headquarters of Hypo Alpe-Adria-Bank International Group AG, former detective Christian Böhler and his team are untangling a web of suspected collusion among bankers, politicians and Balkan power brokers that has tarnished the reputations ... more»
  • Airways provides Pacific aviation solutions

    14:25 | 29/8/14
    Scoop
    At the upcoming International Conference on Small Island Developing States, Airways New Zealand will present to delegates about the safe, successful and sustainable aviation model it has in the Pacific. Pauline Lamb, Chief Operating Officer, will ... more»
  • NZ business confidence declines for 6th consecutive month

    14:25 | 29/8/14
    Scoop
    Aug. 29 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand firms' confidence declined for the sixth successive month in August, as the country's economic growth comes off the boil amid declining terms of trade, a strong currency and rising interest rates, according to ANZ Bank's ... more»
  • Appomattox schools works to improve English scores on state testing

    14:15 | 29/8/14
    Lynchburg News and Advance
    He was a World War II veteran of the U.S. Army receiving the Bronze Star for his bravery. He had a great many interests and hobbies, was an avid pilot, an amateur Radio enthusiast, enjoyed fishing, designing and engineering, along with being a devoted ... more»
  • Air Encounter More Likely to Cause Alarm Than Change

    14:11 | 29/8/14
    New York Times
    As China develops a more sophisticated submarine fleet, based chiefly at Hainan, China's most southern province, the United States has more urgent need to get a look at the capabilities, and that means increasing surveillance, according to James Hardy ... more»
  • China's Wanda, Tencent, Baidu to set up $814 million e-commerce company ...

    14:03 | 29/8/14
    Town Hall
    (Reuters) - China's privately-held Dalian Wanda group said on Friday it would set up a 5 billion yuan ($814 million) Wanda e-commerce joint venture with Tencent Holdings Ltd and Baidu Inc. The joint venture will be 70 percent owned by Wanda, while ... more»
  • Larry Womble lawsuit over 2011 accident has been settled

    14:03 | 29/8/14
    myfox8.com
    On Thursday, attorneys for Womble filed in Forsyth Superior Court a notice of voluntary dismissal with prejudice of a lawsuit that Womble filed in 2013 against Sixth & Vine bar and restaurant and the estate of David Allen Carmichael, the man killed in ... more»
  • Hobby Lobby building huge $88 million center in OKC

    13:52 | 29/8/14
    Tulsa World
    Hobby Lobby Stores Inc. is building a massive new distribution center in southwest Oklahoma City that will contain more space than the Devon Tower. The $88 million, 1.9 million-square-foot warehouse is under construction at 6900 SW 29th St., north of ... more»
  • Virgin Australia reveals AU$53.8m software cost

    13:52 | 29/8/14
    ZDNet
    Virgin Australia also announced today that it had entered into a major transaction that sees one of Asia Pacific's largest investment firms, fund manager Affinity Equity Partners, purchase a 35 percent minority stake in the Velocity Frequent Flyer ... more»
  • New General Manager, Maori and Pacific Programmes

    13:47 | 29/8/14
    Scoop
    TVNZ has appointed Raewyn Rasch to the position of GM, Maori and Pacific Programmes.  more»
  • Events in Westchester for Aug. 31-Sept. 6, 2014

    13:41 | 29/8/14
    New York Times
    “Shai Kremer: World Trade Center: Concrete Abstract #2.” Sept. 4 through Oct. 25. “Terence Gower: SuperPuesto.” Through Sept. more»
  • China Stock-Index Futures Unchanged After ICBC, Chalco Earnings

    13:41 | 29/8/14
    Bloomberg
    (601857), the nation's biggest oil company, said first-half profit rose 4 percent to 68.1 billion yuan from a year earlier, matching the average of five analysts' estimates compiled by Bloomberg for a profit of 68.2 billion yuan. more»
  • PRESS DIGEST - China - Aug 29

    13:30 | 29/8/14
    Reuters
    China's pharmaceutical sector could see a pick-up in growth over the next few months after a fierce crackdown on corruption and drug pricing dragged on the sector, the official financial paper said, citing private-equity investors. more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,224160.31%
COMP4,558120.26%
DJI17,080420.25%
SP5001,99730.17%
DAX9,4631071.12%
FTSE6,806250.36%
NI22515,460750.48%
TWI78.710.210.26%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.3180.0000.02%
NZDUSD0.83630.00130.16%
AUDUSD0.93510.00040.04%
NZDAUD0.89370.00110.12%