Friday, 20 April 2018

Latest News

  • NZX first-quarter revenue edges up

    12:34 | 20/4/18
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    April 20 (BusinessDesk) - NZX's first-quarter revenue edged up 0.8 percent as activity on the secondary market remained busier and its burgeoning funds management unit continued to swell, offsetting the lack of new issuers. more»
  • Fletcher's shares resume trading today

    12:09 | 20/4/18
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    April 20 (BusinessDesk) - Fletcher Building completed the institutional component of its $750 million capital raise, with investors paying a premium to the discounted offer in a bookbuild to clear the leftover entitlements. more»
  • NZ tax take short by $800M a year on under-reporting

    12:00 | 20/4/18
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    April 20 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand is missing out on about $800 million in its annual tax take due to the country's self-employed under-reporting their income by about 20 percent, according to the Inland Revenue Department.  more»
  • NZ dollar falls against broadly stronger greenback

    11:44 | 20/4/18
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    April 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell against a broadly stronger greenback in the face of rising yields on US Treasuries and expectations the US economy is strong enough to see the Federal Reserve continue hiking interest rates this year. more»
  • Ana Sever Appointed New Chief Business Officer of 2degrees

    11:29 | 20/4/18
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    2degrees has appointed Ana Sever to the new position of Chief Business Officer, signalling the company’s determination to growing its business and public sector segments in New Zealand.  more»
  • Update on Save Animals From Exploitation

    11:15 | 20/4/18
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    In a decision dated 19 April 2018 the independent Charities Registration Board directed that Save Animals From Exploitation Incorporated (“SAFE”) remain on the Charities Register because it advances charitable purposes, and any non-charitable purpose ... more»
  • Reckon unveils web-based point of sale for SMEs

    10:40 | 20/4/18
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    In a move that’s set to further fuel its cloud-first game, cloud accounting provider Reckon has integrated a new web-based point of sale (POS) solution into Reckon One and Reckon Accounts Hosted. more»
  • AMP apologises unreservedly and acts to accelerate change

    10:27 | 20/4/18
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    AMP apologises unreservedly and acts to accelerate change AMP apologises unreservedly for the misconduct and failures in regulatory disclosures in the advice business. The AMP Limited Board today announces the following actions to accelerate the necessary ... more»
  • The plastics crisis - putting the heat back on business

    10:20 | 20/4/18
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    Greenpeace is calling on New Zealanders to start turning up the heat on big business to help solve the plastics crisis.  more»
  • SeaLink – the vital link to the islands of the Hauraki Gulf

    10:17 | 20/4/18
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    SeaLink, the indispensable link from Auckland to Waiheke and Great Barrier Islands will operate all its services under the SeaLink name from Monday 23 April.  more»
  • Nearly a quarter of New Zealanders have no savings

    10:09 | 20/4/18
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    Most New Zealanders are confident in their ability to manage money, but around a quarter have no cash savings, according to new ANZ research.  more»
  • The Australian dollar just went hard into reverse

    10:07 | 20/4/18
    Business Insider Australia
    Haddad says the move in yields weighed on the Aussie, along with riskier assets in general. US stocks slipped, commodity prices reversed and most major currencies weakened as the US dollar strengthened. A cautious speech from Bank of England (BoE ... more»
  • Inflation concern, tech worries weigh on Wall St

    09:59 | 20/4/18
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    April 20 (BusinessDesk) - US stocks and Treasuries dropped on concern rising commodity prices, as the Trump administration’s protectionist moves raised the spectre of a global trade war, will boost inflation and interest rates. more»
  • Contact, Ngati Tahu win international energy award

    09:04 | 20/4/18
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    20 April 2018 - Contact Energy and the Ngati Tahu Landowners Collective have been awarded the prestigious 2018 US Energy Association Corporate Volunteer Award in Washington DC for their work in Kenya. more»
  • Questioning the Tax Working Group's property calculations

    09:02 | 20/4/18
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    The Tax Working Group (TWG) appears to be showing an unbalanced approach to rental property investment, by using incorrect calculations and inconsistent assumptions to assess relative tax rates for different asset classes. more»
Global Indices
CodeLastChange
NZ508,2421732.06%
COMP7,238570.78%
DJI24,665830.34%
SP5002,693160.57%
DAX13,4662361.78%
FTSE7,48850.07%
NI22522,4204081.86%
TWI73.570.380.52%
Currencies
CodeLastChange
EURUSD1.2340.0010.05%
NZDUSD0.72490.00110.15%
AUDUSD0.77150.00070.09%
NZDAUD0.93890.00110.12%