Sunday, 28 August 2016

Business News

  • Food fight needs to end - nutritionists

    05:00 | 28/8/16
    3News
    Nutritionists say the battle between fats and carbohydrates needs to end, and we need to focus on the quality of food.  more»
  • NZ dollar little changed as hopes grow for clear signal

    17:36 | 27/8/16
    Scoop
    Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed, holding above 73 US cents as traders debate whether Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen will give a clear signal on the timing and pace of US interest rate hikes when she addresses ... more»
  • Supreme Court strikes out Trinity tax appeal

    17:28 | 27/8/16
    Scoop
    Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The Supreme Court has dismissed the latest appeal in the long-running Trinity tax case after architect Garry Muir gave up his argument during the hearing.  more»
  • Sir Richard Branson in bike crash, thought he was 'going to die'

    10:24 | 27/8/16
    3News
    Billionaire businessman Sir Richard Branson says he's lucky to be a live after a brutal bike crash in the British Virgin Islands earlier this week.  more»
  • Trade Me 'scammer' wanted by Waikato police

    08:31 | 27/8/16
    3News
    A 23-year-old man with a penchant for offering to purchase items but failing to pay upon delivery is being chased by police.  more»
  • Australia stung by manuka honey trademark

    06:17 | 27/8/16
    3News
    A group of New Zealand beekeepers want to trademark manuka honey, to stop the Aussies stealing it first.  more»
  • NZFW 2016: Trelise Cooper

    05:00 | 27/8/16
    3News
    On Friday night, the Trelise Cooper runway show officially kicked off Fashion Weekend.  more»
  • KiwiRail posts $85.5M 'above-rail' FY earnings

    16:14 | 26/8/16
    Scoop
    Aug. 26 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail, the state-owned rail and freight operator, posted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and finance costs of $85.5 million in the year to June 30, down $5 million on the previous year despite a 300,000 tonne ... more»
  • Visitor spend in Christchurch bouncing back

    16:06 | 26/8/16
    Scoop
    Christchurch and Canterbury Tourism says figures for July 2016 released today by Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment show visitor spend is on the rise. CCT chief executive, Vic Allen says the latest visitor spend survey is good news ... more»
  • Cavalier Corporation returns to profit

    15:59 | 26/8/16
    Scoop
    New Zealand carpet maker Cavalier Corporation has returned to a profitable position posting a net profit after tax of $3.1 million for the financial year ended 30 June 2016. This represents a significant turnaround from the company’s write downs and ... more»
  • Kordia Group Delivers Bumper $12.3m Profit

    15:52 | 26/8/16
    Scoop
    Specialist telecommunications, broadcast and cybersecurity business Kordia Group has reported a 2016 net profit after tax of $12.3m, exceeding its target by $5.6m (85 per cent) and achieving a 33 per cent increase over the preceding year’s $9.2m. more»
  • All Blacks Sevens Return to the Runway

    15:39 | 26/8/16
    Scoop
    All Blacks Sevens Return to the Runway with Surprise Fashion Show This year’s fashion front-row were treated to a Jockey underwear fashion show featuring the All Blacks Sevens and Jockey’s new women’s ambassador Matilda Rice. Will Radford, ... more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ507,391360.48%
COMP5,21970.13%
DJI18,395530.29%
SP5002,16930.16%
DAX10,588580.55%
FTSE6,838210.31%
NI22516,3611951.18%
TWI75.890.020.02%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.1190.0090.81%
NZDUSD0.72290.00761.04%
AUDUSD0.75580.00690.90%
NZDAUD0.95580.00150.16%