Saturday, 20 December 2014

Business News

  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares follow global rally, led by Fletcher

    18:38 | 19/12/14
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    Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares joined in a global rally which started on Wall Street and continued into Asia, paced by firms with substantial trans-Tasman business including Fletcher Building, TrustPower and Ebos Group. more»
  • NZ dollar at 11-month high vs. Aussie dollar

    17:32 | 19/12/14
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    Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose to an 11-month high against its trans-Tasman counterpart as investors weigh up the competing attempts by the neighbouring central banks try and talk their respective currencies lower in a market ... more»
  • InterContinental Hotels follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga

    17:32 | 19/12/14
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    InterContinental Hotels Group follows in footsteps of Lady Gaga with interactive social media platform Shuttlerock  more»
  • Tender for sale of Health Precinct property

    17:29 | 19/12/14
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    Progress in the Health Precinct has taken a significant step forward as the Crown releases a Request for Tender for the purchase of the property at 36-44 Oxford St, says Christchurch Central Development Unit director Warwick Isaacs. more»
  • New building for Tetra Pak at Waikato Innovation Park

    17:25 | 19/12/14
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    Waikato Innovation Park has signed an agreement with existing tenant, Tetra Pak, to construct a custom-built national headquarters on its Hamilton East campus. The new building will be the fourth constructed on the Park’s campus since it opened ... more»
  • NetHui 2015: Save the date

    17:18 | 19/12/14
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    New Zealand's favourite Internet event will take place at SkyCity in Auckland on July 8-10 and once again .the call has gone out to the Internet community for ideas on how to make this the best NetHui yet. more»
  • Renewable electricity generation continues to rise

    17:16 | 19/12/14
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    The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) today published the September quarter 2014 edition of the New Zealand Energy Quarterly.  more»
  • NZICC will benefit all of New Zealand

    17:12 | 19/12/14
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    The New Zealand International Convention Centre (NZICC) will have a positive economic impact that extends far beyond the boundaries of Auckland, says New Zealand?s business events industry association. more»
  • Infant formula body applauds new export labelling standard

    16:45 | 19/12/14
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    The Infant Nutrition Council applauds the implementation of a new standard for the labelling of infant formula exports from New Zealand, says Chief Executive Jan Carey.  more»
  • LPC finalises purchase OF Rolleston inland hub site

    16:25 | 19/12/14
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    Lyttelton Port of Christchurch (LPC) has today (19 December) finalised purchase of a 27-hectare site in Jones Road, Rolleston, for the development of an inland hub.  more»
  • Quality wines rise to the top

    15:35 | 19/12/14
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    Mills Reef Winery is celebrating exceptional success in a massive Australasian wine challenge that involved the tasting of 10,000 wines, coming away with three of its wines in the resulting Top 40 Best Buy list. more»
  • Auckland convention centre cost jumps by a fifth

    15:14 | 19/12/14
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    Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - SkyCity Entertainment Group, the casino and hotel operator, is in talks with the government on how to fund the increased cost of as much as $130 million to build an international convention centre in downtown Auckland, with further ... more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,528120.22%
COMP4,769200.43%
DJI17,78570.04%
SP5002,06650.24%
DAX9,787240.25%
FTSE6,545791.23%
NI22517,6214112.39%
TWI78.690.520.67%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.2230.0060.52%
NZDUSD0.77470.00180.23%
AUDUSD0.81400.00320.39%
NZDAUD0.95220.00140.15%