Business diary: Friday, June 24, 2016

We'll find out about Brexit around mid-afternoon today, or the weekend if it's close.
We'll find out about Brexit around mid-afternoon today, or the weekend if it's close.

What's happening in the world of business, finance and economics today? We have the latest business, markets, currency and personal finance news, opinion and reports.

1. Brexit
By about 3pm, we should know the outcome of the British referendum. Yes, it's all on today. The referendum on Britain leaving the European Union was held yesterday. If it's close, New Zealanders won't find out the results till the weekend. Market reaction in New Zealand will be watched closely today.

2. Awards
Who's the best in the lovely Bay of Plenty? All will be revealed later today when the BoP Export NZ Awards are announced tonight at Baypark Stadium Lounge in Mt Maunganui.

3. Focus
The Herald's online Focus programme will cover the results of the Brexit referendum.

4. Meat
The Union of Producers and Employers of Meat Industry and the Polish Association of Beef Cattle Breeders hold a seminar at The Langham Hotel, Auckland.

Topics up for discussion include the quality and production standards of European meat and the relationship between the European Union and New Zealand. The seminar will be followed by a lunch where traditional European dishes of pork and beef will be served.

- NZ Herald

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