Tuesday, 03 March 2015

Business News

  • The brand we have loved for 25 years

    09:22 | 3/3/15
    KiwiHost, New Zealand's leading provider of customer service and business training, is celebrating its 25th anniversary. Over these 25 years of business, KiwiHost's commitment to customer service has remained its highest priority. more»
  • Importance of India highlighted by trade talks

    09:20 | 3/3/15
    On the back of a further round of trade talks between New Zealand and India that were concluded last week, soaring Indian business confidence levels continue to underpin the importance of the world’s second biggest country to New Zealand. more»
  • NZ dollar declines against Aussie

    09:05 | 3/3/15
    The New Zealand dollar weakened against the Australian dollar as traders have already priced in an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia.  more»
  • NZVCA Newsletter February 2015

    09:00 | 3/3/15
    A Chapman Tripp report on prospects for 2015 said "the current strength of both the M&A and ECM markets means dual-track processes” could feature in 2015. “Roll-ups, the acquisition and aggregation of private companies operating in the ... more»
  • NZ dollar declines against Aussie ahead of RBA

    08:19 | 3/3/15
    March 3 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar weakened against the Australian dollar as traders have already priced in an interest rate cut by the Reserve Bank of Australia today. more»
  • Angry Dunedin man snatches tourists' keys

    08:11 | 3/3/15
    More Kiwi drivers are taking the law into their own hands, with yet another tourist driver having their car keys snatched off them over the weekend.  more»
  • Bryers questioned over Blue Chip's related party lending

    08:02 | 3/3/15
    March 3 (BusinessDesk) - Former Blue Chip boss Mark Bryers returns to the witness box today, having faced a day of questions on his management of the failed property investment company, as the High Court continues its examination of his application ... more»
  • While you were sleeping: Records fall on Wall Street

    07:58 | 3/3/15
    March 3 (BusinessDesk) - Wall Street rose, with the Dow touching a record high and the Nasdaq climbing above 5,000 for the first time in fifteen years amid optimism about the outlook for the US economy and corporate profits.  more»
  • Hospital asks dead man to rate his experience

    07:29 | 3/3/15
    The parents of a man who died of a stroke were left horrified when they discovered a text on his phone from the hospital where he died asking him to rate his experience.  more»
  • Pop stars dominate YouTube Music Awards

    07:11 | 3/3/15
    Beyonce, Ed Sheeran and Miley Cyrus are amongst the finalists for the 2015 YouTube Music Awards.  more»
  • Full interview: Rocket Lab's Peter Beck talks satellite aspirations

    06:29 | 3/3/15
    New funding from Lockheed Martin means New Zealand-based Rocket Lab could be ready to commercialise its satellite launch operations from as early as next year.  more»
  • Rental Vehicle Industry Supporting Road Safet

    18:03 | 2/3/15
    Rental vehicle operators continue to pursue coordinated initiatives across the industry as part of broader efforts by the authorities to reduce the number of road incidents, including those involving overseas drivers. more»
  • KiwiRail 1H earnings fall on lower coal, logs, dairy volumes

    17:55 | 2/3/15
    March 2 (BusinessDesk) - KiwiRail, the unprofitable government-owned rail operator, reported a 6 percent drop in first-half operating earnings on reduced freight volumes of coal, logs and dairy, and said it would still meet guidance for annual earnings ... more»
  • Magnetic milk – the lure of dairy investment down under

    17:55 | 2/3/15
    In 2014 there was a flurry of inbound investment activity by Asian dairy companies, mostly from China, into the New Zealand and Australian dairy sectors. However Rabobank warns that ongoing growth in import requirements by Chinese and wider Asian dairy ... more»
  • Govt resisting pressure to pump more cash into Solid Energy

    17:51 | 2/3/15
    March 2 (BusinessDesk) - Prime Minister John Key says it is "not the government's preferred option" to make a fresh capital injection into the troubled state-owned coal miner, Solid Energy, but dodged journalists' questions at his weekly press conference ... more»
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