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Xero on track to list in US - Drury
Xero on track to list in US - Drury

Xero head Rod Drury says the company will get into a position this year where it will be able to make a listing on a US…

110 jobs could go at Fonterra plant

Fonterra says it's 'realigning' its packing operations at its Canpac plant in the Waikato - and 110 jobs may be lost as…

Golf resort fees fight goes to court

A dispute between the Pauanui land owner and a golf club about a covenant on the property has gone to the Court of Appeal…

Dollar 'unsustainably high,' says English

Finance Minister Bill English said the Kiwi dollar, which hit a record on a trade-weighted basis this year, is "unsustainably…

Is KiwiSaver really unaffordable?
Is KiwiSaver really unaffordable?

More than two million people have joined KiwiSaver, but a significant chunk of the working population are still not in the…

ikeGPS shares plunge 18pc on listing
ikeGPS shares plunge 18pc on listing

IkeGPS chief executive Glenn Milnes says the company would have "much preferred" its shares to have risen following its…

Tech blog: Knocking off Nokia
Tech blog: Knocking off Nokia

Everyone knew layoffs were coming because the financial markets demanded blood, but few expected Microsoft to cut its workforce…

Griffin's to ramp up exports says incoming CEO
Griffin's to ramp up exports says incoming CEO

Griffin's Foods plans to lift exports to more than 50 per cent of sales within five years by leveraging new owner Universal…

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NZ shares gain on blue-chip appeal
NZ shares gain on blue-chip appeal

New Zealand shares gained, led by blue-chip stocks such as Sky Network Television, after the latest…

NZ dollar extends drop vs Aussie

The New Zealand dollar extended its decline against its trans-Tasman counterpart after Australian government figures showed…

Social media is 'overvalued'

US Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen has a hot stock tip for you: stop throwing so much money at anything that calls itself…

Billionaire vows to reveal fraud

Herbalife shares fell the most in three months after billionaire Bill Ackman vowed to show Enron-like fraud at the seller…

Microsoft CEO sees 'bold' plan as 4Q tops street
Microsoft CEO sees 'bold' plan as 4Q tops street

Microsoft boss Satya Nadella has painted an upbeat vision of the future, saying the next version of…

Malaysia Airlines says future secure

Malaysia Airlines has told New Zealand travel agents its government owner is committed to ensuring its long-term future…

Fran O'Sullivan: Good news for Oz Treasurer's mates

Australian Treasurer Joe Hockey has taken a tentative step towards removing one of the thorns in the paw of transtasman…

Saudi Arabia to open stock market to foreigners

Saudi Arabia is removing barriers on one of the world's most-restricted major stock exchanges as the government tries to…

China's Xiaomi targets India in push for 100m phones

In just four years, Xiaomi has evolved from startup to outselling Apple in China by offering inexpensive devices packed…

US stores bring the 'Internet of Things' to DIYers
US stores bring the 'Internet of Things' to DIYers

Large US home improvement chains are selling virtual tools - sensors, Wi-Fi enabled appliances and software…

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