Saturday, 23 May 2015

Business News

  • Chorus shapes its future workforce

    20:38 | 22/5/15
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    Chorus is a company focused on ensuring that its future workforce has the right skills. It has teamed up with secondary schools to introduce students to the world of telecommunications and technology through its Schools Gateway Programme.  more»
  • Nakedbus.com Acquisition Completed

    20:02 | 22/5/15
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    ManaBus.com is proud to announce the deal is now officially complete. The acquisition was first announced on 7th of May by Sir Brian Souter of Souter Holdings Limited. The transaction was completed on the 21st May. “This is an exciting development ... more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Coats; Nuplex gains

    17:37 | 22/5/15
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    May 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares rose, led by Coats Group after it said earnings were on track. Nuplex Industries advanced after it flagged it would lift its dividend payments.  more»
  • NZ dollar heads for 1.2% weekly decline

    17:12 | 22/5/15
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    May 22 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is heading for a 1.2 percent weekly decline this week as investors weigh up whether measures to reign in the country's housing market will free up the Reserve Bank to cut interest rates. more»
  • Costs of Govt's telco levy to to be passed on to consumers

    17:12 | 22/5/15
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    “Spark New Zealand supports the expansion of broadband and mobile connectivity in rural New Zealand,” says Managing Director Simon Moutter.  more»
  • NZ wool prices jump to multi-year high at auction

    17:09 | 22/5/15
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    May 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand wool prices jumped to multi-year highs at auction even as the volume on offer rose 78 percent, amid strong demand from exporters.  more»
  • Shaun Cosgrave #1 Exclusive Lister

    16:11 | 22/5/15
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    Shaun Cosgrave #1 Exclusive Lister Shaun Cosgrave has shown once again that he is one of the most trusted names in real estate. Shaun was named the Top Exclusive Lister in the Harcourts Central Region for 2014/2015. Shaun received the award at the Harcourts ... more»
  • Russell McVeagh wins M&A Deal of the Year

    15:23 | 22/5/15
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    The Australasian Law Awards were held in Sydney last week and Russell McVeagh was recognised as part of the team advising on the 2015 M&A Deal of the Year.  more»
  • UPDATE: Ryman posts 24% rise in FY profit on values gain

    14:47 | 22/5/15
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    May 22 (BusinessDesk) - Ryman Healthcare, New Zealand's largest listed retirement village builder and operator, posted a 24 percent gain in annual profit as the value of its properties increased and revenue rose. more»
  • Simpson Grierson Awards Employment Law Prize

    14:47 | 22/5/15
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    The award recognises the student with the best overall mark in the University of Auckland's employment law class. Richard was presented with a cheque for $1,500 at a function in the firm's Auckland office today. more»
  • MBIE seeks proposals for research on China visitor market

    14:45 | 22/5/15
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    The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment is asking for proposals from businesses and organisations with an interest in helping New Zealand’s tourism sector develop a deeper understanding of the needs and preferences of Chinese visitors. more»
  • Understand Your Electricity Options and Rights

    14:15 | 22/5/15
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    : 22 May 2015 Electricity Authority Urges Consumers to Understand Their Electricity Options and Rights As Australasian Fraud Week comes to an end, the Electricity Authority is reminding consumers to check their electricity options and rights to make sure ... more»
  • Air New Zealand reveals new lounge design in Sydney

    13:39 | 22/5/15
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    Air New Zealand has today revealed its new international network lounge design with the opening of its ground breaking lounge at Sydney Airport. The Sydney lounge is the first to carry the ultra-modern design that was formulated in conjunction with ... more»
  • NZ consumer confidence slips in May

    13:35 | 22/5/15
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    May 22 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand consumer confidence slipped in May as sentiment about current and future conditions eased.  more»
  • UPDATE: Comvita lifts FY profit 28% to record

    13:08 | 22/5/15
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    UPDATE: Comvita lifts FY profit 28% to record as Asian tourists help drive sales growth  more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ505,77670.12%
COMP5,09430.07%
DJI18,266190.11%
SP5002,13100.00%
DAX11,815500.42%
FTSE7,032180.26%
NI22520,264620.30%
TWI77.320.480.62%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.1000.0100.93%
NZDUSD0.73010.00510.69%
AUDUSD0.78110.00791.00%
NZDAUD0.93410.00340.37%