Thursday, 23 October 2014

Markets

  • Pyne Gould sells Epic stake after failing to gain control

    12:34 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Pyne Gould Corp, the asset management firm controlled by managing director George Kerr, has sold its 27 percent stake in Equity Partners Infrastructure Co No 1 after failing to take control of the investment company and oust its board. more»
  • BioGro Assists New Zealand Organic Exporters

    12:34 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    BioGro is New Zealand’s leading organic certification agency holding eight internationally recognised accreditations supporting New Zealand’s export growth. BioGro is the leading certifier for a number of organic industries including kiwifruit and viticulture ... more»
  • NZ dollar drops after tepid inflation opens path lower

    12:28 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell about half a US cent after tepid local inflation pushed out the likely timeline for future interest rate hikes and cleared the way for a lower currency. more»
Major Indices
 
 
 
 
NZX Top 5 by Value
CodeNameLastVolumeChange
SPKSpark New Zealand Limited3.020826,3290.0602.03%
GOV410GOVSTOCK3.970200,0000.2155.14%
TRP010BONDS4.470945,0000.0300.67%
MELCAMeridian Energy Limited1.6902,482,3000.0100.60%
SEKSeeka Kiwifruit Industries3.100152,5480.1605.44%
 
Recent News
  • Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones for fight against Ebola

    12:20 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced that the company will donate 3,000 smartphones, worth about USD 1 million, to support the ongoing fight against Ebola. The smartphones, to be donated through the United Nations Office for the Coordination ... more»
  • Finance company failure in New Zealand was predictable

    12:18 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Thursday 23 October 2014 Annual reports and other public disclosures contained enough information to predict more than 80% of New Zealand finance company failures that occurred during the recent financial crisis, a study led by the University of Otago ... more»
  • Kiwifruit Claim Responds to Scaremongering Campaign

    12:14 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Thirty percent of gold kiwifruit growers by volume are now pledged to participate in The Kiwifruit Claim, its chairman, John Cameron, said today. Over 15% of gold growers have already completed the sign-up process and paid their one-off capped ... more»
  • Bedding down for success - Naked Bus launches new Sleeper

    12:08 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Kiwi travel company Naked Bus is en route for success with the launch of its new Sleeper service, introducing lie-flat beds for customers travelling between Auckland, Hamilton, Palmerston North and Wellington. more»
  • Climate Negotiators “Sleepwalking†in Bonn

    12:03 | 23/10/14
    Independent European Daily Express
    Delegates are used to one or two official “interventions†by the public which are strictly time-limited and often no more than 90 seconds. more»
  • The broom jihad

    12:03 | 23/10/14
    Deccan Chronicle
    The fellow scribe obviously wanted to check if its absence or limited presence had been the inspiration behind the flamboyant Swachch Bharat Abhiyan just the way Mr Modi told me that life without electricity during childhood had been the driving memory ... more»
  • Amazon.com Inc. Should Follow eBay With A Split of its Own

    12:03 | 23/10/14
    Motley Fool
    Amazon.com (NASDAQ: AMZN ) is known worldwide as a large e-commerce company, but buried within its $80 billion business lies a fast-growing segment called Amazon Web Services, or AWS, that provides cloud infrastructure services. more»
  • Ardent Leisure Performance Reports for 2014

    12:03 | 23/10/14
    Blooloop (blog)
    Take for instance, the detailed statistical data that are available on Ardent Leisure Group's website. Two of the documents I found particularly interesting are the Main Event Investor Presentation, a May 2014 report by UBS, and Ardent Leisure Groups ... more»
  • Fletcher wins govt contract to build 237 homes in Chch

    12:03 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Oct. 23 (BusinessDesk) - Fletcher Building has won a contract to build 237 homes on an 11.5-hectare Crown-owned site in Christchurch, including 89 which will be priced below $400,000, Housing Minister Nick Smith said. more»
  • New Zealand launches new business events advocates programme

    11:58 | 23/10/14
    Scoop
    Over the past year New Zealand has played host to everyone from geophysists to private detectives, doctors to journalists, thanks to the support of Tourism New Zealand’s (TNZ) business events programme. more»
  • Co-operative bank scandal blocked shake-up of banking, say MPs

    11:52 | 23/10/14
    The Guardian
    The report by the Treasury select committee into the aborted attempt by Co-op bank to buy 631 branches from Lloyds Banking Group concludes that Flowers' appointment should never have been permitted by the then City regulator, the Financial Services ... more»
  • UPDATE 1-Australian driller Boart Longyear in $352 mln bailout deal

    11:52 | 23/10/14
    Reuters
    SYDNEY Oct 23 (Reuters) - Australian-listed drilling services company Boart Longyear Ltd said on Thursday it had agreed to a restructuring deal worth up to $352 million with U.S. more»
  • SL Green Realty Corp (SLG) Updates FY14 Earnings Guidance

    11:41 | 23/10/14
    Ticker Report
    SL Green Realty Corp logo SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE:SLG) issued an update on its FY14 earnings guidance on Wednesday morning. more»
  • Lexie Lou Looms Large in Autumn Miss

    11:41 | 23/10/14
    Horse Racing Nation
    A winner versus males of Canada's prestigious $1 million Queen's Plate Stakes July 6, trainer Mark Casse's Lexie Lou looms large in Saturday's Grade III, $100,000 Autumn Miss Stakes at Santa Anita. more»
  • Photo: Contributed - Kelowna Chamber of Commerce

    11:41 | 23/10/14
    Castanet.net
    A group of 22 students and staff from Studio9 private school in Kelowna got up at 4 a.m. Wednesday morning to ride the bus to Vancouver where they joined 20,000 educators and youth in Roger's Arena for We Day. more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,295140.27%
COMP4,383370.83%
DJI16,4611530.92%
SP5001,927140.73%
DAX8,940530.60%
FTSE6,400270.43%
NI22515,1963912.64%
TWI76.520.851.10%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.2650.0070.52%
NZDUSD0.78690.00901.13%
AUDUSD0.87650.00000.00%
NZDAUD0.89760.00991.09%