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The latest business news from RNZ News.

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Episodes

Evening business for Wednesday 19 June

Jun 19, 2019 00:03:01

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Jun 19, 2019 00:00:19

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The country's balance of payments deficit has narrowed slightly.

Midday Markets for 19 June 2019

Jun 19, 2019 00:02:28

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Mark Fowler from Hobson Wealth Partners.

Private healthcare co hopes to expand treatment options

Jun 19, 2019 00:01:22

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Private hospital operator Acurity is looking to broaden the range of medical services it offers.

Facebook's digital currency could stump regulators

Jun 19, 2019 00:02:34

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Social media giant Facebook plans to launch its own crytocurrency Libra and already it's raising questions about how regulators can assert control over it.

Cannasouth debuts on a weak note

Jun 19, 2019 00:01:53

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The medicinal cannabis developer, Cannasouth, has had a soft debut on the NZX with shares trading as much as a quarter below the 50-cent issue price.

Markets Update for 19 June 2019

Jun 18, 2019 00:01:25

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 19 June 2019

Jun 18, 2019 00:10:02

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 19 June 2019

Jun 18, 2019 00:02:45

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Tuesday, 18 June

Jun 18, 2019 00:03:13

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 18 June 2019

Jun 18, 2019 00:02:55

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Midday Markets for 18 June 2019.

First home buyers shy away from family borrowing

Jun 18, 2019 00:01:31

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It seems the majority of first home buyers would be uncomfortable tapping into the bank of mum and dad to purchase property.

Consumer confidence falls in second consecutive quarter

Jun 18, 2019 00:01:49

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Consumers still feel downbeat about the economy and their own financial situations.

Finance sector distances itself from departure of ANZ's CEO

Jun 18, 2019 00:01:28

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Finance sector regulators and the big Australian-owned banks are keeping distant from the shock departure of the head of ANZ's local operations.

Markets Update for 18 June 2019

Jun 17, 2019 00:01:07

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 18 June 2019

Jun 17, 2019 00:09:14

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 18 june 2019

Jun 17, 2019 00:02:36

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Monday, 17 June

Jun 17, 2019 00:02:57

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 17 June 2019

Jun 17, 2019 00:02:30

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by .Brad Gordon of Hobson Wealth Partners.

Below average grape harvest results in high quality wine

Jun 17, 2019 00:01:40

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A warmer than average summer has resulted in a superb vintage acrosss the country, but supply will be constrained with a below average harvest.

Services sector activity bounces but details less encouraging

Jun 17, 2019 00:01:51

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Activity in the services industry has bounced back in May after three consecutive months of slowing but it's still sitting shy of its long term average.

ANZ CEO steps down

Jun 17, 2019 00:02:31

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As you may have heard in the news the chief executive of ANZ's local operation, David Hisco has left under a cloud over his expenses claims, as well as health issues.

Markets Update for 17 June 2019

Jun 16, 2019 00:00:59

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 17 June 2019

Jun 16, 2019 00:08:42

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 17 June 2019

Jun 16, 2019 00:02:47

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business for 14 June 2019

Jun 14, 2019 00:04:09

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 14 June 2019

Jun 14, 2019 00:02:18

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Belinda Stanley of Craigs Investment Partners.

Alibaba wants to see more NZ food sold in China

Jun 14, 2019 00:01:26

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The Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group is holding its first expo in New Zealand, to encourage businesses to export their products to China.

New regime aims to stamp out dodgy insolvency operators

Jun 14, 2019 00:01:14

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People caught carrying out insolvency work for a business without a licence will soon face fines of up to 75-thousand dollars.

House prices rising but sales volumes are still falling

Jun 14, 2019 00:02:45

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House prices are rising across New Zealand, with renewed confidence in the market, with low interest rates and the capital gains tax off the table.

Manufacturing activity at lowest since 2012

Jun 14, 2019 00:01:24

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Activity in the manufacturing sector has dropped to its lowest level since 2012, pointing to growing headwinds for the economy.

Markets Update for 14 June 2019

Jun 13, 2019 00:01:11

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 14 June 2019

Jun 13, 2019 00:08:37

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 14 June 2019

Jun 13, 2019 00:03:04

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Midday Markets for 13 June 2019

Jun 13, 2019 00:02:35

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Melika King of Craigs INvestment Partners.

Nearly 200 SME owners lacking management skills

Jun 13, 2019 00:01:15

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Small business owners lack of management and marketing skills are costing them time and money according to a new survey.

PGG Wrightson back to basics as farmers face challenges

Jun 13, 2019 00:01:49

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Rural services company PGG Wrightson expects farmers to feel some pinch from tighter bank lending.

Stats NZ confidenct new migration model is more accurate

Jun 13, 2019 00:01:35

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Stats NZ is standing behind the migration figures it's producing even though economists are criticising them as unreliable and less than useful.

Anticipated rise in house prices expected to be short-lived

Jun 13, 2019 00:01:56

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House prices are expected to spike over the next year, but increases are expected to be short-lived.

Markets Update for 13 June 2019

Jun 12, 2019 00:01:10

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 13 June 2019

Jun 12, 2019 00:08:48

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 13 June 2019

Jun 12, 2019 00:02:52

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Wednesday 12 June

Jun 12, 2019 00:03:45

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Easter boosts overseas visitor numbers

Jun 12, 2019 00:00:42

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Migration gains remain strong with an estimated net 56,000 inflow for the year ended April.

Midday Markets for 12 June 2019

Jun 12, 2019 00:02:05

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Andrew Cathie of Craigs Investment Partners.

Aussie retail declared in recession

Jun 12, 2019 00:02:05

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Across the Tasman, bank economists have declared the retail sector in recession.

Retail card spending dips in May

Jun 12, 2019 00:00:25

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Consumer spending appears to have felt the first chills of winter, with electronic card spending falling.

Audit firms reluctant to disclose performance

Jun 12, 2019 00:01:20

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Attempts to find out the quality of auditing done by the largest audit firms in this country, have been blocked by the industry.

Markets Update for 12 June 2019

Jun 11, 2019 00:01:11

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 12 June 2019

Jun 11, 2019 00:09:49

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 12 June 2019

Jun 11, 2019 00:02:44

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business for Tuesday 11th June

Jun 11, 2019 00:04:36

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Jun 11, 2019 00:00:38

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Contact Energy is to spend close to 11-million dollars, over the next three years for just under 50 percent of a specialist energy management company.

Midday Markets for 11 June 2019

Jun 11, 2019 00:02:36

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Belinda Stanley of Craigs Investment Partners.

Govt wellbeing approach falls short of mark

Jun 11, 2019 00:01:25

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An economic consultancy says the Government's approach to policy aimed at improving wellbeing, in its latest Budget, falls short of the mark.

Most people have no savings or insurance for short-term loss

Jun 11, 2019 00:02:04

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Most people are gambling against personal loss, with inadequate savings and no insurance, according to study.

Transport sector shows promise for economy

Jun 11, 2019 00:01:29

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The economy is set to improve, with growth in the transport sector showing some promise.

Charity-controlled Rangatira profit down

Jun 11, 2019 00:01:25

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The company, majority owned by charities, has reported a net profit for for the year of 6 point 6 million dollars, down from 11 point 1 million last year.

Markets Update for 11 June 2019

Jun 10, 2019 00:00:53

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 11 June 2019

Jun 10, 2019 00:09:25

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 11 June 2019

Jun 10, 2019 00:03:07

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business for Monday 10th June

Jun 10, 2019 00:04:08

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Jun 10, 2019 00:01:20

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The Commerce Commission has given internet provider MyRepublic a formal warning for not giving information needed to allocate the Telecommunications Development Levy.

Midday Markets for 10 June 2019

Jun 10, 2019 00:01:55

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Melika King from Craigs Investment Partners.

IATA fights airlines' polluter image

Jun 10, 2019 00:01:16

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The organisation representing the world's airlines is trying to quell a rising "flight shame" movement driven by environmental activists.

Ageism creates fear among job seekers

Jun 10, 2019 00:01:53

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Job seekers over the age of 45 are being put off their search after coming up against ageist attitudes from prospective employers.

Biggest bank not following BNZ's regional commitment

Jun 10, 2019 00:01:16

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The country's main retail banks seem reluctant to follow the Bank of New Zealand's promise to keep all of its regional branches open through to 2022.

Markets Update for 10 June 2019

Jun 9, 2019 00:01:53

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 10 June 2019

Jun 9, 2019 00:08:50

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 10 June 2019

Jun 9, 2019 00:03:15

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Friday 7th June

Jun 7, 2019 00:04:57

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Jun 7, 2019 00:00:31

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The power company, Mercury, is planning to offer up to 300-million dollars in bonds to New Zealand retail and institutional investors.

Midday Markets for 7 June 2019

Jun 7, 2019 00:01:39

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Andrew Austin of FNZC.

Building activity rises to strongest level in three years.

Jun 7, 2019 00:00:35

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The economy looks set to post better than expected growth on the back of a strong lift in building activity in the past quarter.

Healthy living policies needed to tackle workplace hangovers

Jun 7, 2019 00:01:23

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Businesses are being urged to give serious thought to how they tackle the issue of staff showing up to work hungover.

Bloke syndrome may affect Kiwisaver returns

Jun 7, 2019 00:01:43

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A lack of interest, ignorance, or indifference may be costing Kiwisaver investors tens of thousands of dollars in future savings, according to the Financial Markets Authority.

AA discount divorces from Caltex

Jun 7, 2019 00:01:36

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The Automobile Association is promising its 2-and-a-half-million Smartfuel cardholders that they won't go without fuel discounts when its partnership with Caltex ends in August.

Markets Update for 7 June 2019

Jun 6, 2019 00:00:45

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 7 June 2019

Jun 6, 2019 00:09:44

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 7 June 2019

Jun 6, 2019 00:02:14

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business for 6 June 2019

Jun 6, 2019 00:03:13

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Jun 6, 2019 00:00:25

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Cannasouth, the medicinal cannabis company planning an stock exchange listing, says it's more than half way to achieving the 10-million dollars share float.

Midday Markets for 6 June 2019

Jun 6, 2019 00:02:45

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Michael Grace of FNZC.

New range of funds hit NZX

Jun 6, 2019 00:02:36

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Investors are being offered a broader choice of ethical and responsible investing in foreign markets and exposure to new technologies in eight funds launched today.

Review will look at splitting Comvita business

Jun 6, 2019 00:01:46

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The honey producer and exporter, Comvita, is reviewing its business and may split up different parts of its business.

Markets Update for 6 June 2019

Jun 5, 2019 00:00:41

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 6 June 2019

Jun 5, 2019 00:08:34

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 6 June 2019

Jun 5, 2019 00:02:33

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Wednesday 5th June

Jun 5, 2019 00:03:20

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 5 June 2019

Jun 5, 2019 00:02:32

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Midday Markets for June 5th 2019.

Govt venture fund should help small start up stay in NZ

Jun 5, 2019 00:01:54

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A medical technology company says the government's planned $300-million investment fund to support the development of start-up companies should help keep them in this country.

Signficant drop in new vehicle registrations

Jun 5, 2019 00:01:44

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The number of new vehicle registrations has dropped significantly, in yet another sign of a slowing economy.

SBS Bank may further restrict lending to farms

Jun 5, 2019 00:01:47

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The SBS Bank is restricting lending to businesses and farmers, particularly in the North Island.

Markets Update for 5 June 2019

Jun 4, 2019 00:00:57

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 5 June 2019

Jun 4, 2019 00:08:48

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 5 June 2019

Jun 4, 2019 00:02:36

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Tues 4 June

Jun 4, 2019 00:01:55

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Jun 4, 2019 00:01:36

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A significant number of shareholders in the troubled early childhood education company Evolve did not take up their entitlement in the recent share issue.

Volpara buys US medical software company

Jun 4, 2019 00:00:32

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The Wellington-based medical technology company Volpara plans to buy a major US medical software company for $22 million.    

Midday Markets for 4 June 2019

Jun 4, 2019 00:02:16

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by yle Edmonds of FNZC.

Hidden foreign exchange fees 'ripping off' Kiwis

Jun 4, 2019 00:01:43

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New Zealanders have paid 5-billion dollars in foreign exchange fees over the past five years - according to research commissioned by the money wire service TransferWise.

Fletcher Building lowers earnings guidance on Formica sale

Jun 4, 2019 00:01:11

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Fletcher Building has downgraded its earnings expectations for the year after the sale of its Formica business.

Markets Update for 4 June 2019

Jun 3, 2019 00:00:54

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 4 june 2019

Jun 3, 2019 00:09:08

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 4 June 2019

Jun 3, 2019 00:02:11

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business for Friday 31st May

May 31, 2019 00:06:09

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Sports News for 31 May 2019

May 31, 2019 00:03:21

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Tom Latham looks set to take his place in the Black Caps for their Cricket World Cup opener - after recovering from a fractured finger.

Midday Markets for 31 May 2019

May 31, 2019 00:02:11

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Belinda Stanley of Craigs Investment Partners.

Mental health spending to benefit business

May 31, 2019 00:01:01

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While the wellbeing budget gave few concessions to business, some employers are pleased with the extra spending on social welfare.

Commerce Com takes issue with Infratil Vodafone acquisition

May 31, 2019 00:01:04

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The Commerce Commission has signalled that it will turn down Infratil's move to buy a 50 percent stake in Vodafone if it thinks it will substantially lessen competition in the telecommunications sector.

Fintech sector rallies to support start-ups

May 31, 2019 00:01:55

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The fintech industry is ramping up to help the next generation of companies scale up to compete in international markets.

Caution creeps in to consumer confidence levels

May 31, 2019 00:01:38

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Consumer sentiment has eased to its lowest level in six months in the face of a cooling economy.

Business News for 31 May 2019

May 30, 2019 00:09:05

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 31 May 2019

May 30, 2019 00:02:47

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for 30 May 2019

May 30, 2019 00:02:48

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 30 May 2019

May 30, 2019 00:02:31

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Belinda Stanley of Craigs Investment Partners.

Residential building consents lower than expected

May 30, 2019 00:00:09

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The number of residential building consents is down on expectations, reflecting a drop in the number of consents for apartments.

Fintech accelerator programme expands with strong interest

May 30, 2019 00:02:07

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New Zealand's fin-tech accelerator programme for bright ideas and start-up companies has attracted an unprecedented number of applications, particularly from experienced entrepreneurs.

Car resellers drop-off after stink bug biosecurity costs bite

May 30, 2019 00:01:11

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The car reseller and financer, Turners Automotive Group, says the stink bug biosecurity issue has increased costs for the sector.

Fried chicken a winner for Restaurant Brands

May 30, 2019 00:01:09

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Investment in fried chicken continues to pay off for fast food company Restaurant Brands with KFC helping to lift first quarter sales.

Business News for 30 May 2019

May 29, 2019 00:08:38

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business News for 30 May 2019

May 29, 2019 00:02:47

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Evening business for Wednesday 29 March

May 29, 2019 00:05:19

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

May 29, 2019 00:00:16

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The cancer diagnostics company, Pacific Edge, has made a smaller full year loss, with gains in operating revenue.

Midday Markets for 29 May 2019

May 29, 2019 00:01:21

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Andrew Cathie of Craigs Investment Partners.

Commercial Bay development hit by further delays and costs

May 29, 2019 00:00:54

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The multi-million-dollar Commercial Bay development in downtown Auckland has been delayed again.

Turners profit falls 3pc in the year to March

May 29, 2019 00:01:13

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The car reseller and finance company, Turners Automotive Group, has reported a small drop in profit with an oversupply of imported cars in the market.

Stride posts lower net profit on smaller valuation gains

May 29, 2019 00:01:19

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Property management and investment concern Stride has posted a lower net profit, with slower growth in the value of its portfolio.

Regulator reins in electricity sector prices

May 29, 2019 00:01:24

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The national grid operator, Transpower, and regional lines companies have had their earnings wings clipped by the industry's regulator.

Central bank warns of household and farm debt risk

May 29, 2019 00:02:00

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Limits on risky mortgage lending are to stay unchanged, with the Reserve Bank concerned that household and farm debt is still too high.

Markets Update for 29 May 2019

May 28, 2019 00:00:53

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 29 May 2019

May 28, 2019 00:09:29

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 29 May 2019

May 28, 2019 00:02:22

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Tuesday 28th May

May 28, 2019 00:04:15

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News from the buisness sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

May 28, 2019 00:00:23

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The horticulture industry expects to become a 10-billion-dollar a year industry next year.

Midday Markets for 28 May 2019

May 28, 2019 00:02:28

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Melika King of Craigs Investment Partners.

Vend expands into the US to take advantage of growth

May 28, 2019 00:01:22

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The retail software company, Vend, is expanding into the North American market with a large increase in the number of sales and marketing staff.

Other company earings

May 28, 2019 00:01:05

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The biotech company, Blis Technologies has delivered a maiden profit, slightly ahead of expectations.

Specialised aged care pays off for Arvida

May 28, 2019 00:01:58

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The retirement village and aged care company Arvida, has benefitted from a focus on medical care and staying away from the Auckland property market.

Mainfreight profit reaches new heights

May 28, 2019 00:01:47

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The country's biggest transport company Mainfreight has made a record profit as it gained the benefit of international expansion.

Markets Update for 28 May 2019

May 27, 2019 00:00:42

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 28 May 2019

May 27, 2019 00:09:02

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 28 May 2019

May 27, 2019 00:02:35

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Buisness for Monday 27th May

May 27, 2019 00:03:40

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

May 27, 2019 00:00:14

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The childcare and early education operator, Evolve Education, has made a hefty loss because of a loss on flat revenue, in line with its guidance.

Midday Markets for 27 May 2019

May 27, 2019 00:02:13

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Andrew Cathie of Craigs Investment Partners.

Tourism Holdings cutting USA costs

May 27, 2019 00:00:37

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Tourism Holdings is moving to cut costs and spending in the United States to counter a slowdown in campervan sales.

The Warehouse eyes up central depots for online shopping

May 27, 2019 00:01:54

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The Warehouse says plans to rationalise the way it handles online orders will benefit customers with better service.

Air NZ decision to stick with Boeing planes 'logical', CEO says

May 27, 2019 00:02:01

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As you may have heard in the news ....Air New Zealand is buying 8 Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner planes worth 2-point-7-billion US dollars .. about 4-billion New Zealand dollars.

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare makes record result on strong sales

May 27, 2019 00:01:49

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The medical equipment maker , Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, has made a record full year profit on billion dollars in sales.

Markets Update for 27 May 2019

May 26, 2019 00:00:52

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 27 May 2019

May 26, 2019 00:09:27

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 27 May 2019

May 26, 2019 00:02:28

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Friday 24th May

May 24, 2019 00:06:26

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

May 24, 2019 00:00:40

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The country has posted a second monthly trade surplus in a row.

Midday Markets for 24 May 2019

May 24, 2019 00:02:14

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Mark Fowler from Hobson Wealth Partners.

Reserve Bank proposals will slow economic growth

May 24, 2019 00:01:42

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Reserve Bank proposals to make banks hold more capital to guard against a financial crisis will slow economic growth, lift interest rates, and disadvantage smaller New Zealand owned banks.

Other company earnings today

May 24, 2019 00:01:24

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The listed property investor, Augusta Capital, has increased its net profit 116 percent in the year to March, to $6.9 million.

Ryman Healtcare has solid year despite challenging conditions

May 24, 2019 00:01:58

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Ryman Healthcare says it has had a solid year, despite challenging market conditions and flat sales.

Markets Update for 24 March 2019

May 23, 2019 00:01:43

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 24 May 2019

May 23, 2019 00:08:53

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 24 May 2019

May 23, 2019 00:02:37

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Thurs 23 May

May 23, 2019 00:05:27

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 23 May 2019

May 23, 2019 00:03:07

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Grant Cotty of Hobson Wealth Partners.

Sanford sees positive second half after challenging first half

May 23, 2019 00:01:29

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Sanford says it's had a satisfactory first half, despite a drop in revenue and profit.

Metroglass' Australian woes continue, profit dives 69pc

May 23, 2019 00:01:35

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The glass manufacturer, Metro Performance Glass' profit has dived by more than two-thirds as its Australian business continues to struggle.

Govt relaxes debt reduction target

May 23, 2019 00:01:26

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The Government's given itself a little spending wiggle room with the relaxation of its debt reduction target.

Fonterra drops earnings forecast amid challenging times

May 23, 2019 00:01:38

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As you may have heard in the news, Fonterra is still under considerable pressure as its margins and earnings are hit by drought in Australia, sluggish sales in Latin America, and uncertain market conditions and supplies around the world.

Markets Update for 23 May 2019

May 22, 2019 00:01:10

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A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 23 May 2019

May 22, 2019 00:08:58

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RBNZ says loan to value ratios have done the job in protecting banking system from stress, but they could be eased. Sky City wants local online gaming to be made legal. Mojo coffee company cautious about U.S. expansion. How financial markets are performing. 

Early Business News for 23 May 2019

May 22, 2019 00:03:13

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An early look at the morning's business news and a catch up on overnight action on global financial markets.

Evening business for Wednesday 22 May

May 22, 2019 00:05:08

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News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

May 22, 2019 00:00:35

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The NZX is selling its investment research business FundSource.

Midday Markets for 22 May 2019

May 22, 2019 00:02:17

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For the latest from the markets we're joined by Mark Fowler of Hobson Wealth Partners.

Serko profit dips, eyes growth

May 22, 2019 00:01:35

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The corporate travel software company Serko's profit has posted a marginally lower profit for accounting reasons but is eyeing a lift in earnings next year.

AFT Pharmaceuticals slims losses, sets for growth

May 22, 2019 00:02:02

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The drug maker, AFT Pharmaceuticals, has slimmed its losses after cutting its research and development spend, and selling more of its pain relief products overseas.

Sky City ventures into online gmabling

May 22, 2019 00:02:32

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Casino operator Sky City Entertainment is getting into online gambling to plug a hole in its earnings.

Markets Update for 22 May 2019

May 21, 2019 00:01:06

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 22 May 2019

May 21, 2019 00:10:07

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 22 May 2019

May 21, 2019 00:02:54

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Tuesday 21st May

May 21, 2019 00:03:53

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 21 May 2019

May 21, 2019 00:02:24

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Brad Gordon of Hobson Wealth Partners.

IceHouse Ventures heads to China in search of opportunities

May 21, 2019 00:01:31

Description:

The start-up investor, IceHouse Venutures, is in China in search of more investment opportunities for New Zealand's brightest tech companies.

Plexure's revenue rising 44 percent with cash in the bank

May 21, 2019 00:01:04

Description:

The brand marketing app developer, Plexure, has reduced its loss and lifted revenue as it builds up its cash for expansion and product development.

Investore makes smaller profit on lower valuation gains

May 21, 2019 00:01:45

Description:

The big retail store and supermarket property investor, Investore, has made a smaller full year profit, despite a jump in rental income.

Tower insurance returns to profit

May 21, 2019 00:02:09

Description:

The insurance company, Tower, has returned to profit, thanks to higher premiums, better weather and more of its customers moving online.

Markets Update for 21 May 2019

May 20, 2019 00:01:08

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 21 May 2019

May 20, 2019 00:08:00

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 21 May 2019

May 20, 2019 00:03:07

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business news for Monday 20 May 2019

May 20, 2019 00:05:40

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

May 20, 2019 00:00:37

Description:

Building products company, Steel and Tube, has lowered its full year earnings forecast, amid pressure on margins, and a restatement of last year's accounts.

Midday Markets for 20 May 2019

May 20, 2019 00:02:47

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Rupert Lister from Hobson Wealth Partners.

Banks urge Reserve bank to reduce capital proposal

May 20, 2019 00:02:17

Description:

The Bankers Association is asking the Reserve Bank to soften its plan to make banks hold siginificantly more capital in reserve.

Service sector expansion continues to slow

May 20, 2019 00:01:45

Description:

Growth in the service sector continues to slow down.

Kiwi Property makes strong profit with valuation gains

May 20, 2019 00:01:50

Description:

Listed property investor, Kiwi Property, has reported a lift in full year underlying profit, as it reinvests for growth in its Auckland retail and office properties.

Markets Update for 20 May 2019

May 19, 2019 00:00:54

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 20 May 2019

May 19, 2019 00:09:26

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 20 May 2019

May 19, 2019 00:03:00

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business for Friday 17th May

May 17, 2019 00:01:13

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

May 17, 2019 00:00:23

Description:

Wholesale inflation fell in the first three months of the year.

Midday Markets for 17 May 2019

May 17, 2019 00:01:48

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Andrew Austin from FNZC.

Biggest banks still committed to cheque service

May 17, 2019 00:01:01

Description:

The big banks will continue to honour cheques, even though the largest New Zealand-owned bank is scrapping the service.

Manufacturing sector continues to expand

May 17, 2019 00:02:16

Description:

Manufacturing sector activity has picked up from last month's six month low and is continuing to expand, but at a much slower rate than last year.

Genesis wind farm agremeent will reduce its reliance on coal

May 17, 2019 00:01:25

Description:

The country's biggest electricity retailer Genesis Energy says a deal to buy all of the power generated fromTilt Renewables planned wind farm in south Taranaki, will reduce its reliance on thermal resources.

Infratil confident it can fund rest of portfolio

May 17, 2019 00:02:09

Description:

Utilities investor Infratil is confident about its portfolio and capital requirements, after posting a bottom line annual loss of 19-and-a-half-million-dollars.

Markets Update for 17 May 2019

May 16, 2019 00:01:00

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 17 May 2019

May 16, 2019 00:09:16

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 17 May 2019

May 16, 2019 00:02:54

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for 16 May 2019

May 16, 2019 00:03:31

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 16 May 2019

May 16, 2019 00:01:57

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Michael Grace from FNZC.

Survey finds NZers rank data security with banks high

May 16, 2019 00:01:34

Description:

New Zealand bank customers are quite clear about what they expect and want from their banks -- data security and service.

Xero makes a bigger net loss, despite strong revenue growth

May 16, 2019 00:01:58

Description:

The accounting software company, Xero, has made a bigger net loss, despite strong revenue growth.

Commerce Commission's findings 'disgraceful' - Vocus

May 16, 2019 00:01:49

Description:

The commission's findings have pleased the big players - Vodafone and Spark.

Kiwis well-served for mobile but room found for improvement

May 16, 2019 00:01:30

Description:

Mobile phone operators have escaped the threat of further regulation after the Commerce Commission found the companies are delivering genrally good service to consumers.

Business News for 16 May 2019

May 15, 2019 00:08:27

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 16 May 2019

May 15, 2019 00:02:39

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Wednesday 15 May

May 15, 2019 00:02:24

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

May 15, 2019 00:01:42

Description:

The health products company, Oceania Natural, has been placed in voluntary administration.

Midday Markets for 15 May 2019

May 15, 2019 00:02:16

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Michael Grace from FNZC.

Property investors feeling a bit more confident

May 15, 2019 00:01:34

Description:

Investors continue to demonstrate little confidence in the sharemarket despite record growth, according to an ASB survey. 

Markets Update for 15 May 2019

May 14, 2019 00:00:50

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 15 May 2019

May 14, 2019 00:09:07

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 15 May 2019

May 14, 2019 00:02:34

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for 14 May 2019

May 14, 2019 00:03:30

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 14 May 2019

May 14, 2019 00:02:01

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Andrew Austin from FNZC.

CBL founder lashes out at regulator, administrators

May 14, 2019 00:01:52

Description:

The founder of the collapsed insurance group CBL says the company would still be alive today and some shareholder value saved, if not for official intransigence and opposition.

House sales slump, as prices appear to be under pressure

May 14, 2019 00:01:58

Description:

House sales have slumped, while prices appear to be under pressure, particularly in Auckland.

Concern new owners of Vodafone will cut costs

May 14, 2019 00:01:23

Description:

A telecommunications industry organisation is questioning the future of 5G and local call centres, after Vodafone is sold off.

Vodafone NZ fetches $3.4bn in deal with consortium

May 14, 2019 00:01:48

Description:

Utilities investor Infratil says it reckons it can do a better job running the country's largest mobile company Vodafone than its current British owners.

Markets Update for 14 May 2019

May 13, 2019 00:02:11

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 14 May 2019

May 13, 2019 00:07:14

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 14 May 2019

May 13, 2019 00:03:06

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business for 13 May 2019

May 13, 2019 00:06:16

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 13 May 2019

May 13, 2019 00:02:39

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Michael Grace of FNZC.

Employers should be upskilling workers for superjobs

May 13, 2019 00:01:18

Description:

The business advisory firm, Deloitte, suggests organisations consider redesigning work into a new category of superjobs, where humans and robots work side-by-side to improve output and productivity.

Trustpower profit falls as generation returns to normal levels

May 13, 2019 00:02:14

Description:

Tauranga-based Trustpower's full year profit has fallen as generation dropped to more normal levels.

Global ice cream giant buys Tip Top for $380m

May 13, 2019 00:01:53

Description:

Tip Top's new owner, the global ice cream giant Froneri, is not publicly putting a figure on how much it thinks it'll need to invest in the brand to see it grow.

CBL Corp placed in liquidation

May 13, 2019 00:01:01

Description:

Two directors of the collapsed insurance group CBL Corporation have attacked the adminstrators of its insurance subsidiary and the Reserve Bank for killing off a restructuring plan that could have saved the group.

Markets Update for 13 May 2019

May 12, 2019 00:01:00

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 13 May 2019

May 12, 2019 00:08:58

Description:

Infratil has until the start of market play Tuesday to disclose developments in its attempt to close a deal to buy Vodafone NZ, embattled insurance group CBL heads for liquidation, KiwiSaver funds rise to $58.53 billion, and is the future of work robots and humans working side by side? 

Early Business News for 13 May 2019

May 12, 2019 00:02:38

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Friday 10 May

May 10, 2019 00:03:22

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 10th May 2019

May 10, 2019 00:02:14

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Brad Gordon of Hobson Wealth Partners.

Mothers' Day 5th biggest shopping event for NZ retailers

May 10, 2019 00:01:27

Description:

Retailers are gearing up for one of the busiest shopping events of the year --- Mother's Day.

Call for more cooperation in international skills recruitment

May 10, 2019 00:01:37

Description:

The construction sector's labour shortage woes are getting worse as international competition for scarce skills ramps up.

Infratil confirms it's working on deal to buy Vodafone NZ

May 10, 2019 00:01:18

Description:

The utilities investor, Infratil, says it's teamed up with another party to buy Vodafone New Zealand.

Markets Update for 10 May 2019

May 9, 2019 00:01:04

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 10 May 2019

May 9, 2019 00:07:00

Description:

Speculation that Vodafone NZ may be sold to private investment firms rather than through public share float -- Infratil operator Morrison & Co tipped to join Canada's Brookfield Asset Management in joint venture. Would private money speed up build NZ govt projects. The future of PGG Wrightson. Latest from markets. 

Early Business News for 10 May 2019

May 9, 2019 00:02:36

Description:

An early look at the day's business news and a catch up on overnight global market action.

Evening Business for Thursday 9th May

May 9, 2019 00:03:10

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 9 May 2019

May 9, 2019 00:01:46

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Mark Fowler with Hobson Wealth Partners.

Tax freedom day - beats last year by one day

May 9, 2019 00:01:29

Description:

Today is tax freedom day, the day when all our taxes are paid up for the year.

No dividend for wind farm operator shareholders

May 9, 2019 00:01:46

Description:

Wind farm operator, Tilt Renewables, won't pay shareholders a final dividend as it seeks to hold on to cash for its upcoming South Taranaki development.

Govt planning $6.1b worth of infrastructure projects

May 9, 2019 00:01:46

Description:

Government agencies have 174 infrastructure projects in the pipeline, worth an estimated 6-point-1-billion dollars.

PGG Wrightson to return $235m to shareholders

May 9, 2019 00:01:31

Description:

Rural services company PGG Wrightson is to give its shareholders a 235-million-dollar windfall as it pays out the proceeds from the sale of its seeds business.

Business News for 9 May 2019

May 8, 2019 00:08:17

Description:

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of NZ, Adrian Orr, explains why it cuts its cash rate and whether there might more to come in an extended interview.  

Early Business News for 9 May 2019

May 8, 2019 00:03:08

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business for Wednesday 8th May

May 8, 2019 00:02:54

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 8 May 2019

May 8, 2019 00:02:45

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Ed Glennie of Hobson Wealth Partners.

Co-founder of mobile payments provider Pushpay resigns

May 8, 2019 00:01:39

Description:

The co-founder of mobile payments company Pushpay has resigned as its chief executive.

Evolve to raise $63.5m as it flags further writedowns

May 8, 2019 00:02:19

Description:

The struggling childcare company, Evolve, is asking its shareholders to buy four times more shares to help it raise 63-and-a-half-millon-dollars.

Business News for 8 May 2019

May 7, 2019 00:09:42

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 8 May 2019

May 7, 2019 00:03:06

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for 7 May 2019

May 7, 2019 00:03:18

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 7 May 2019

May 7, 2019 00:03:08

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Grant Cotty of Hobson Wealth Partners.

Sharesies to offer its 40,000 investors robo-advice

May 7, 2019 00:01:30

Description:

The online investment platform Sharesies will soon give personalised digital advice to its 40-thousand users.

Million dollar difference in retirement savings forecasts

May 7, 2019 00:02:35

Description:

Regulators are being called on to do more to stop savers being significantly misled about how much they will have in the KiwiSaver scheme when they retire.

Markets Update for 7 May 2019

May 6, 2019 00:01:30

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 7 May 2019

May 6, 2019 00:08:43

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 7 May 2019

May 6, 2019 00:03:06

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Monday 6 May

May 6, 2019 00:04:30

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

May 6, 2019 00:00:38

Description:

Retailer Briscoe Group has reported stronger sales in the first quarter but warns its profit is down on last year amid a tough trading environment.

Midday Markets for 6 May 2019

May 6, 2019 00:02:49

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Brad Gordon of Hobson Wealth Partners.

NZ cities losing battle for skilled workers

May 6, 2019 00:01:44

Description:

New Zealand's major cities appear to be losing out to Australia in the competition for sought-after skilled workers.

White-collar crime not taken seriously, study fnds

May 6, 2019 00:01:43

Description:

Finance sector regulators aren't doing enough to crack down on white-collar crime because of under-funding, according to a new study.

Fonterra won: comment on Tip Top sale 'speculation'

May 6, 2019 00:01:01

Description:

Fontera is refusing to be drawn on speculation that the international ice cream giant Froneri, is buying its Tip Top business.

Westpac NZ reports solid profit with margins under pressure

May 6, 2019 00:01:22

Description:

Westpac New Zealand has reported a solid lift in first half profit, but warns margins are under pressure as credit growth slows.

Business News for 6 May 2019

May 5, 2019 00:08:50

Description:

Will the Reserve Bank cut the Official Cash Rate? Gareth Kiernan of Infometrics says they might, but they shouldn't. The BNZ cuts some KiwiSaver fees. Tip Top ice cream sale close, and the latest from financial markets. 

Evening business for Friday 3 May

May 3, 2019 00:04:01

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

May 3, 2019 00:00:12

Description:

The wine company, Delegat, says the 2019 vintage is smaller than last year's.

Midday Markets for 3 May 2019

May 3, 2019 00:02:02

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Melika King of Craigs Investment Partners.

New medical fund hoping to entice NZ investors

May 3, 2019 00:01:06

Description:

The managers of a fund which helps to take medical breakthroughs from start through to commercial release are looking for local investors.

Flying cards and drone taxis to feature in upcoming conference

May 3, 2019 00:01:29

Description:

Flying cars and drone taxis are just some of the transport ideas to be floated at the annual Tech Alliance convention in Christchurch next week

Softer economy mixed blessing for rental companies

May 3, 2019 00:01:38

Description:

A softer economy could be a mixed blessing for companies which specalise in renting and leasing products.

Big parcel of Z Energy shares on market

May 3, 2019 00:00:46

Description:

A large parcel of shares in fuel retailer Z Energy are up for sale according to media reports.

Markets Update for 3 May 2019

May 2, 2019 00:02:12

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 3 May 2019

May 2, 2019 00:08:14

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 3 May 2019

May 2, 2019 00:02:44

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for 2 May 2019

May 2, 2019 00:03:55

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Busienss briefs

May 2, 2019 00:00:19

Description:

The craft beer maker, Moa Group, says second half sales are up 15 percent on last year, but still expects to make a full year loss of 600-thousand dollars, excluding one-off items.

Midday Markets for 2 May 2019

May 2, 2019 00:02:48

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Andrew Cathie of Craigs Investment Partners.

$32b extra GDP untapped in regions, Deloitte estimates

May 2, 2019 00:01:47

Description:

The accounting firm Deloittte reckons there's over 32-billion-dollars worth of untapped economic potential in regional New Zealand.

Z Energy profit down amid tough trading conditions

May 2, 2019 00:01:50

Description:

Z Energy has reported a lower profit with higher fuel prices prompting people to avoid the pump and the lengthy shutdown of the Marsden Point refinery reducing oil margins.

The BNZ appears to have defied a slowing economy

May 2, 2019 00:02:34

Description:

The BNZ appears to have defied a slowing economy and housing market with a solid lift in its first half profit.

Markets Update for 2 May 2019

May 1, 2019 00:01:34

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 2 May 2019

May 1, 2019 00:08:07

Description:

ANZ Bank NZ head warns customers will bear the cost if banks have to hold more capital. Jobs numbers add weight to rate cut prospects. NZ on track to face new employment challenges. Head of Treasury Gabriel Makhlouf to head Irish central bank. Latest from money markets.    

Early Business News for 2 May 2019

May 1, 2019 00:03:07

Description:

An early look at the day's business news, and a catch up on overnight action on global financial markets.

Evening Business for Wednesday 1st May

May 1, 2019 00:04:33

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

May 1, 2019 00:00:17

Description:

Animal products and healthcare company EBOS has increased slightly the amount of money raised in its share issue.

Midday Markets for 1 May 2019

May 1, 2019 00:03:15

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Belinda Stanley of Craigs Investment Partners.

Trading updates: SkyCity net profit down, A2 Milk revenue up

May 1, 2019 00:01:17

Description:

A couple of companies have updated their trading outlook to investors today.

Warmer water drvies down King Salmon's profit forecast

May 1, 2019 00:01:05

Description:

King Salmon's catch will be smaller this year after another warmer summer resulted in more fish deaths.

ANZ posts smaller half year profit

May 1, 2019 00:01:09

Description:

New Zealand's largest bank, ANZ has reported a smaller half year profit with a slowing housing market and intense competition for lending contributing to the fall.

Labour market data mixed bag

May 1, 2019 00:02:00

Description:

The latest labour market numbers are a mixed bag - showing the number of people out of work has dropped but also indicating fewer jobs are being created.

Markets Update for 1 May 2019

Apr 30, 2019 00:01:13

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 1 May 2019

Apr 30, 2019 00:07:44

Description:

Latest business sentiment survey shows up softening economy, but will it make RBNZ cut interest rates? Growth in house prices slows further, and goes backwards in Auckland. How financial markets are starting the day. 

Early Business News for 1 May 2019

Apr 30, 2019 00:03:06

Description:

An early look at the day's business news, and a catch up on overnight action on global markets.

Evening business for Tuesday 30 April

Apr 30, 2019 00:03:56

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 30 April 2019

Apr 30, 2019 00:02:27

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Andrew Cathie of Craigs Investment Partners.

Gap between 'have' and 'have-nots' quantified

Apr 30, 2019 00:01:48

Description:

Measuring a country's success has generally been about how its economy grows or contracts, until now. Massey University researchers have created a Shared Prosperity Index. 

New chair for Shareholders' Association

Apr 30, 2019 00:01:31

Description:

The NZ Shareholders' Association has a new chair and he's hoping to make New Zealand retail investors more savvy and help to raise their voice.

Ebos raises capital to pay down debt, eyes up M&A

Apr 30, 2019 00:00:58

Description:

The healthcare and animal products company, Ebos Group is looking to raise 150 million dollars to pay down debt as it eyes up further acquisitions.

Business News for 30 April 2019

Apr 29, 2019 00:09:16

Description:

The Official Cash Rate is more likely to be heading lower but there's caution that the months ahead might not play out as financial markets are betting. There's a warning from the employment watchdog - it's not just directors and shareholders who can be held responsible for abusing the rights of staff but family members involved in the business too. The tide of automation, artificial intelligence and robotics is sweeping through the world's job markets - changing what and how many of us work, and in some cases making us redundant.

Early Business News for 30 April 2019

Apr 29, 2019 00:02:27

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business for 29 April 2019

Apr 29, 2019 00:03:14

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Apr 29, 2019 00:00:39

Description:

Rubber goods manufacturer Skellerup has bought a maker of high-performance foam and soft material components.

Midday Markets for 29 April 2019

Apr 29, 2019 00:02:14

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Melika King of Craigs Investment Partners.

Abano's discount subscription service paying off for Lumino

Apr 29, 2019 00:01:44

Description:

The dental company, Abano's model of offering a discounted subscription to patients appears to be paying off with people paying more visits to the dentist.

Reliance on Govt bail-out feeds complacency

Apr 29, 2019 00:01:28

Description:

Dependency on a government bail-out is thought to be to blame for a lack of awareness about retirement savings.

Modest wage growth expected, could see lower inflation

Apr 29, 2019 00:01:20

Description:

Wage growth is expected to have ticked up only modestly so far this year pointing to lower inflation and potentially prompting the Reserve Bank to cut the official cash rate as early as next week.

Business News for 29 April 2019

Apr 28, 2019 00:07:12

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 29 April 2019

Apr 28, 2019 00:02:43

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business for Friday 26th April

Apr 26, 2019 00:02:56

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Apr 26, 2019 00:01:10

Description:

The country's trade deficit has narrowed but still remains at high levels, Air New Zealand's gas turbines business has signed a contract to service United States Navy turbines, worth more than 17-million US dollars.

Midday Markets for 26 April 2019

Apr 26, 2019 00:01:57

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Michael Grace of FNZC.

Huawei NZ buoyed by reports UK will approve 5G work

Apr 26, 2019 00:01:11

Description:

Reports that Britain is going to let telcos use China's Huawei equipment in 5G mobile networks has given some hope to telecommunications provider Spark that it can use the equipment here.

Cavalier ponders development of large carpet recycing service

Apr 26, 2019 00:01:35

Description:

The carpet manufacturer, Cavalier, is investigating the possibility of developing a large scale, end of life, carpet recycling service.

Funds for start-ups expected to keep more at home

Apr 26, 2019 00:01:30

Description:

The growing number of investment funds designed to support New Zealand start-up companies will help keep them from taking their business offshore.

Confidence holding steady despite future risks

Apr 26, 2019 00:02:03

Description:

Consumer confidence is holding steady, as a strong labour market offsets underlying concerns about global and local economic conditions.

Markets Update for 26 April 2019

Apr 25, 2019 00:00:43

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 26 April 2019

Apr 25, 2019 00:09:32

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 26 April 2019

Apr 25, 2019 00:02:20

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Wednesday 24 April

Apr 24, 2019 00:07:49

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Apr 24, 2019 00:00:43

Description:

Trade Me has named a new chief executive after being taken over by the British private equity firm Apax Partners.

Midday Markets for 24 April 2019

Apr 24, 2019 00:02:15

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Michael Grace from FNZC.

KiwiSaver not enough to help young people invest for the future

Apr 24, 2019 00:01:27

Description:

People living paycheck to paycheck will need more than a KiwiSaver scheme to help them save and prosper.

Slower economic pace prompts caution over risk

Apr 24, 2019 00:01:39

Description:

Signs New Zealand's economy isn't going to be able to maintain the pace it's been running at, has investment analysts cautioning against chasing risk right now.

Banks defensive after survey reveals 'pressure selling'

Apr 24, 2019 00:01:46

Description:

The banking industry is defending itself after a consumer survey found banks selling customers financial products they don't want or need.

Markets Update for 24 April 2019

Apr 23, 2019 00:00:43

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 24 April 2019

Apr 23, 2019 00:08:08

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 24 April 2019

Apr 23, 2019 00:02:30

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Tuesday 23 April

Apr 23, 2019 00:03:41

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 23 April 2019

Apr 23, 2019 00:03:06

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Michael Grace of FNZC.

Businesses urged to do due diligence before digital investment

Apr 23, 2019 00:01:55

Description:

Businesses are being told they need to better understand how digital marketing works to avoid unscrupulous operators offering unrealistic returns on investment.

Fonterra mulling Tip Top offers

Apr 23, 2019 00:01:02

Description:

The dairy giant Fonterra is moving ahead with the next stage of its plan to flick its Tip Top ice-cream business.

Markets Update for 23 April 2019

Apr 22, 2019 00:00:56

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 23 April 2019

Apr 22, 2019 00:09:09

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 23 April 2019

Apr 22, 2019 00:02:25

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Thursday 18 April 2019

Apr 18, 2019 00:03:22

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

OIO approves sale of PGG seeds business to Danish company

Apr 18, 2019 00:00:43

Description:

The Overseas Investment Office has approved the sale of PGG Wrightson's seeds and grains division to a Danish company.

Midday Markets for 18 April 2019

Apr 18, 2019 00:02:25

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Mark Fowler from Hobson Wealth Partners.

Business NZ sees benefit in other tax recommendaitons

Apr 18, 2019 00:01:34

Description:

A capital gains tax is off the table but the government will still need to find a way to encourage long-term savings and investments.

Power companies earnings fall after tough dry season

Apr 18, 2019 00:01:07

Description:

Two of the largest power companies, Genesis Energy and Mercury, have lowered their financial forecasts.

Turners Automative tracking to full year expectations

Apr 18, 2019 00:01:35

Description:

The car auction and finance company, Turners Automotive, says its full year profit is running to expectations, with an improved fourth quarter trading performance.

Tourism Holdings to review American business after profit fall

Apr 18, 2019 00:01:22

Description:

Tourism Holdings has revised down its profit forecast for this financial year, after hitting trouble selling camper-vans in the United States.

Markets Update for 18 April 2019

Apr 17, 2019 00:00:53

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 18 April 2019

Apr 17, 2019 00:08:10

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 18 April 2019

Apr 17, 2019 00:02:35

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business for Wednesday 17th April,

Apr 17, 2019 00:04:42

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 17 April 2019

Apr 17, 2019 00:02:38

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Grant Cotty of Hobson Wealth Partners.

NZ reputation of Aus-owned banks falls after Royal Commission

Apr 17, 2019 00:01:38

Description:

The Australian-owned banks operating in New Zealand have suffered damage to their reputations, after the Hayne Commission revealed widespread misconduct among their parent companies.

Boards warned to expect closer scrutiny

Apr 17, 2019 00:01:41

Description:

The directors of organisations can expect closer scrutiny as regulators get tough on companies' conduct and culture.

Provincial Growth Fund review unsurprising - analyst

Apr 17, 2019 00:01:22

Description:

An economic analysis firm, which has previously poked holes in the way money's divvied out from the Provincial Growth Fund, is pleased to see officials taking a closer look at it.

Lower than expected Inflation puts pressure on interest rates

Apr 17, 2019 00:01:56

Description:

Inflation is running below expectations, which is expected to put further downward pressure on interest rates.

Markets Update for 17 April 2019

Apr 16, 2019 00:00:59

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 17 April 2019

Apr 16, 2019 00:10:01

Description:

Watchdog takes a closer look at where a cash injection for the regions is actually going. A second shake up of the law governing overseas investment could mean more red tape. No dividend for Restaurant Brands' shareholders as it looks to expand. 

Early Business News for 17 April 2019

Apr 16, 2019 00:02:56

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Tuesday 16 April

Apr 16, 2019 00:05:23

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Apr 16, 2019 00:00:21

Description:

Investment firm FNZC is taking the next step in its rebrand to Jarden by taking the naming rights for a building in Precinct Properties' Commercial Bay development on Auckland's waterfront.

Midday Markets for 16 April 2019

Apr 16, 2019 00:01:58

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Mark Fowler of Hobson Wealth Partners.

Electricity generators set for largest industry revenue fall

Apr 16, 2019 00:01:46

Description:

The writing could be on the wall for a few struggling business sectors.

KiwiSaver provider has 'lack of faith' in NZX

Apr 16, 2019 00:01:34

Description:

A KiwiSaver fund manager's foray into funding start-ups is part of a strategy to shift away from the stock market.

Restaurant Brands makes flat FY profit despite sales growth

Apr 16, 2019 00:03:26

Description:

The fast food operator, Restaurant Brands, has reported a flat profit, despite sales growth in its KFC chicken and Taco Bell brands.

Markets Update for 16 April 2019

Apr 15, 2019 00:00:51

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 16 April 2019

Apr 15, 2019 00:07:41

Description:

Financial Markets Authority starts legal action against directors and executive of now delisted Oceania Natural for market manipulation. Old fashioned annuities suggested for retirement savings. More signs of economic slowdown in services sector. The latest from the world's financial markets. 

Early Business News for 16 April 2019

Apr 15, 2019 00:02:29

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Monday, April 15

Apr 15, 2019 00:03:20

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Apr 15, 2019 00:00:29

Description:

The water cooler company, Just Life Group, says it won't post an increased profit this financial year as initially expected, hit by an increase in the cost of borrowing on its purchase of the skylight ventilation system company, Hometech.

Midday Markets for 15 April 2019

Apr 15, 2019 00:02:33

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Brad Gordon from Hobson Wealth Partners.

Banks competing hard for customers as house sales slump

Apr 15, 2019 00:01:56

Description:

A big drop in the number of house sales is driving banks to compete for mortgage lending business with lower rates on longer terms.

Wider sector invited to join construction accord

Apr 15, 2019 00:01:20

Description:

Construction sector leaders hope to bring in industry players small and large to nut out the details of plan to tackle the problems they're facing.

$100m of KiwiSaver funds to go to NZ start-ups

Apr 15, 2019 00:01:05

Description:

The KiwiSaver fund manager Simplicity plans to invest at least $100-million of members growth funds into start-ups over the next decade.

Ongoing uncertainty plants seed of doubt among business

Apr 15, 2019 00:02:08

Description:

Uncertainty at home and offshore has seen confidence in the environment for doing business ebb away in the lower North Island.

Markets Update for 15 March 2019

Apr 14, 2019 00:00:52

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 15 March 2019

Apr 14, 2019 00:08:54

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 15 March 2019

Apr 14, 2019 00:02:35

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Friday 12 April

Apr 12, 2019 00:03:14

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 12 April 2019

Apr 12, 2019 00:02:48

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Belinda Stanley from Craigs Investment Partners.

ANZ to disocunt loans for healthy home renovations

Apr 12, 2019 00:01:07

Description:

ANZ is discounting its mortgage rates by up to 1 percent, and waiving fees, for borrowers renovating their properties to make them healthier to live in.

Super Fund invests up to US$115m in N America data centres

Apr 12, 2019 00:00:59

Description:

The Super Fund is investing up to 115-million US-dollars in North American data centres.

Foot off the accelerator in manufacturing sector

Apr 12, 2019 00:01:09

Description:

The foot's come off the accelerator in New Zealand's manufacturing sector but it's still thought to be doing a better job toughing out a slowdown than its global counterparts.

Chorus admits it didn't do enough for migrant workers

Apr 12, 2019 00:01:33

Description:

Telecommunications network operator Chorus admits it didn't do enough to prevent migrant workers building its ultra fast broadband system being exploited.

House sales fall as uncertainty weighs on the market.

Apr 12, 2019 00:01:15

Description:

House sales are down as the market ponders proposed changes to capital gains tax, while banks tighten up on lending.

Markets Update for 12 April 2019

Apr 11, 2019 00:01:01

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 12 April 2019

Apr 11, 2019 00:08:42

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 12 April 2019

Apr 11, 2019 00:02:22

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Thursday 11 April

Apr 11, 2019 00:02:13

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Apr 11, 2019 00:00:29

Description:

A rise in the cost of fresh fruit, vegetables and groceries drove food prices higher last month.

Midday Markets for 11 April 2019

Apr 11, 2019 00:02:53

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Belinda Stanley from Craigs Investment Partners.

NZX breaking records, nearing spooky 10,000 threshold

Apr 11, 2019 00:01:32

Description:

A couple of weeks ago the local stockmarket benchmark top-50 index looked on the cusp of smashing through 10-thousand points.

Technology poses risk to global trade

Apr 11, 2019 00:02:05

Description:

Technology, not tariffs is one of the biggest risks to international trade, as more countries take stock of the risks.

LOGOS may look to NZ investors to support expansion plans

Apr 11, 2019 00:01:26

Description:

New Zealand investors may soon have an opportunity to invest in a large industrial property fund being developed in South Auckland.

Markets Update for 11 April 2019

Apr 10, 2019 00:01:07

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 11 April 2019

Apr 10, 2019 00:09:04

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 11 April 2019

Apr 10, 2019 00:03:23

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening business for Wednesday 10th April

Apr 10, 2019 00:02:41

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Apr 10, 2019 00:01:08

Description:

The Commerce Commission has filed four charges against a home-buyers financial advisory firm and its director over misrepresenting its services.

Midday Markets for 10 April 2019

Apr 10, 2019 00:02:21

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Andrew Cathie of Craigs Investment Partners.

IMF drops global economic forecasts

Apr 10, 2019 00:01:28

Description:

The International Monetary Fund is worried that trade tensions, tariff disputes and one off issues such as Brexit will combine to cause a marked global economic slowdown.

Michael Hill strategy promising - analyst

Apr 10, 2019 00:01:38

Description:

The jeweller Michael Hill International sales are still lagging behind a year ago but the company says there are signs the business is stabilising as it beds in a new plan.

Trustpower drops its profit guidance on flat revenue

Apr 10, 2019 00:01:58

Description:

Power company Trustpower has trimmed its earnings guidance on flat revenue growth, with below average generation volumes.

Comvita buys out rest of China J/V

Apr 10, 2019 00:00:54

Description:

The honey producer, Comvita is going to take full control of the business selling its products in China.

Markets Update for 10 April 2019

Apr 9, 2019 00:01:16

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 10 April 2019

Apr 9, 2019 00:09:36

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 10 April 2019

Apr 9, 2019 00:03:12

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business for Tuesday 9th April

Apr 9, 2019 00:04:15

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Business briefs

Apr 9, 2019 00:00:14

Description:

The chair of Mercury, Joan Withers, is stepping down after 10 years as a director.

Midday Markets for 9 April 2019

Apr 9, 2019 00:02:56

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Belinda Stanley from Craigs Investment Partners.

NZX censures, fines 'reckless' American derivatives trader

Apr 9, 2019 00:00:46

Description:

The New Zealand stock exchange has censured and fined an American-based derivatives trader for consistently breaching a handful of rules imposed on it.

Transport sector signals bottom of economic slowdown

Apr 9, 2019 00:01:29

Description:

The transport sector is signalling the economic slowdown may have bottomed out.

Startup investments showing no sign of slowing

Apr 9, 2019 00:01:27

Description:

New data on startup investments is showing strong growth and no sign of it slowing down.

Tourism Holdings' TH2 takes stake in Australian merger

Apr 9, 2019 00:01:29

Description:

Tourism Holdings and its joint venture partner in TH2 have expanded in Australia.

Mainzeal liquidators file counter-claim to directors' appeal

Apr 9, 2019 00:01:02

Description:

The legal battle over the failed construction firm Mainzeal has just got more complicated with the liquidators filing a counter appeal .. and seeking more money from the directors.

Markets Update for 9 April 2019

Apr 8, 2019 00:01:45

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 9 April 2019

Apr 8, 2019 00:08:34

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 9 April 2019

Apr 8, 2019 00:03:13

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Evening Business News for Monday 8th April

Apr 8, 2019 00:03:44

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Midday Markets for 8 April 2019

Apr 8, 2019 00:02:01

Description:

For the latest from the markets we're joined by Andrew Cathie from Craigs Investment Partners.

Callaghan clawbacks encouraging firms to keep research in NZ

Apr 8, 2019 00:01:43

Description:

The science and technology agency, Callaghan Innovation, says it's clawed back public money invested in technology start-up companies which have been taken over by foreign investors.

Stephen Tindall backs KiwiSaver fund manager Simplicity

Apr 8, 2019 00:01:36

Description:

Business leader, Sir Stephen Tindall, is funding growth in the KiwiSaver manager, Simplicity.

Gull launching in South Island in July

Apr 8, 2019 00:01:34

Description:

The small fuel retailer Gull plans to drive down the price of petrol in the South Island when it launches there in July.

Infratil revises down FY profit guidance as mangement fees rise

Apr 8, 2019 00:02:13

Description:

The infrastructure investor, Infratil, has revised down its full year earnings guidance by as much as 14 percent, as rising asset values have increased its management costs.

Markets Update for 8 April 2019

Apr 7, 2019 00:01:26

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.

Business News for 8 April 2019

Apr 7, 2019 00:08:32

Description:

News from the business sector, including a market report.

Early Business News for 8 April 2019

Apr 7, 2019 00:02:41

Description:

A brief update of movements in the financial sector.