Sunday, 01 February 2015

Business News

  • More woe on Interislander ferry

    05:11 | 1/2/15
    3News
    The Interislander is saying sorry to customers again after delays of up to four hours due to a problem with a bow door.  more»
  • Rinnai Launches New Look Online Trade Hub

    10:50 | 31/1/15
    Scoop
    Leading appliance solutions company Rinnai has further committed to helping Kiwi tradespeople up skill with the unveiling of their revamped Tradesmart Hub.  more»
  • Blue River Dairy Sells Invercargill Processing Plant

    10:09 | 31/1/15
    Scoop
    New Zealand’s leading sheep milk powder producer, Blue River Dairy, has sold its Nith Street, Invercargill processing plant to Blueriver (HK) Nutrition Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as ‘Blueriver Nutrition HK’) for an undisclosed sum. more»
  • Lyttelton Port workers set to go on strike

    08:17 | 31/1/15
    3News
    The union has told the port it will issue another three strike notices - making six consecutive days of strikes.  more»
  • Korean Air boss apologises for daughter's 'Nut rage' outburst

    08:08 | 31/1/15
    3News
    Korean Air chief Cho Yang-Ho has apologised for his daughter's behaviour to a South Korean court, where she is on trial.  more»
  • Chinese investors buy sheep milk plant

    03:34 | 31/1/15
    3News
    Chinese investors are buying a pioneering sheep milk processing plant in Southland so the owner can concentrate on milk production.  more»
  • MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall a second day as dollar weakens

    18:03 | 30/1/15
    Scoop
    Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell for a second day as the kiwi dollar's slide to a four-year low sapped overseas investor appetite for high-yielding stocks such as Spark New Zealand and MightyRiverPower. Orion Health Group and Wynyard Group ... more»
  • NZ dollar heads for 2.1% weekly drop on RBNZ's neutral bias

    17:33 | 30/1/15
    Scoop
    Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar is headed for a 2.1 percent weekly decline against the US dollar, having hit a four-year low after the Reserve Bank yesterday removed its bias for higher interest rates, saying the benchmark rate could ... more»
  • Invercargill Processing Plant sold to Chinese Interests

    17:33 | 30/1/15
    Scoop
    New Zealand’s leading sheep milk powder producer, Blue River Dairy, has sold its Nith Street, Invercargill processing plant to Blueriver (HK) Nutrition Company Limited (hereinafter referred to as ‘Blueriver Nutrition HK’) for an undisclosed sum. more»
  • Equitise launches with mobile-media crowd-investment

    17:23 | 30/1/15
    Scoop
    New equity-crowdfunding service, Equitise.co.nz , launches today by offering New Zealanders the chance to buy shares online in Tourism Radio NZ. Thriving in the twin, high-growth markets of mobile media technology and inbound tourism, Tourism Radio ... more»
  • NZ lamb wool price jumps to 3 1/2 year high on rising demand

    17:01 | 30/1/15
    Scoop
    Jan. 30 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand lamb wool prices rose to a three-and-a-half year high at auctions this week on increased demand for the fibre used in clothing, as buyers benefited from a decline in the local currency. more»
  • Abano Settles sale of orthotics business

    16:31 | 30/1/15
    Scoop
    Abano Healthcare Group (NZX: ABA) has today confirmed settlement of the sale of its orthotics business, the Orthotic Centre, to private investors, as announced on 25 November 2014. This was the last remaining business in Abano’s Rehabilitation ... more»
Global Indices
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NZ505,735380.66%
COMP4,635481.03%
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SP5001,995261.30%
DAX10,694440.41%
FTSE6,749610.90%
NI22517,674680.39%
TWI76.180.230.30%
Currencies
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EURUSD1.1270.0050.48%
NZDUSD0.72470.00330.45%
AUDUSD0.77660.00190.24%
NZDAUD0.93300.00220.24%