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Accountants give NZ's biggest fraudster the boot
Accountants give NZ's biggest fraudster the boot

Fraudster David Ross - the Wellington businessman behind one of the biggest financial swindles in New Zealand's history…

Infant formula exporters affected by new Chinese rules

New Chinese import rules will have a "very significant impact" on local infant formula exporters who cannot prove they are…

Millions to be returned to trust

A businesswoman honoured by the Queen will be appealing a court order to return more than $14 million to a Maori land trust…

Man United keeps losses on the field

Man United's worst season since 1992 was underscored by the sacking of coach David Moyes, but as a business, the club still…

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Fallow: Don't panic over property bubble Fallow: Don't panic over property bubble

Here are some reasons not to embrace the view of economic…

Liam Dann: Govt's selldown - marks out of 10 Liam Dann: Govt's selldown - marks out of 10

The National Government's asset sale programme is…

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Jock Anderson's Caseload: No shorts please
Jock Anderson's Caseload: No shorts please

All NZ lawyers are now required by law to complete a certain number of hours every year of what is called continuing professional…

Receiver to close sawmill, 79 jobs to go
Receiver to close sawmill, 79 jobs to go

The receiver for Southern Cross Forest Products plans to shut one of the failed wood processor's South Island sawmills…

Interest rates hiked to 3pc
Interest rates hiked to 3pc

The Reserve Bank has increased the Official Cash Rate by 25 basis points to 3 per cent this morning.

Brownlee takes hard-hitting Chch rebuild report on the chin
Brownlee takes hard-hitting Chch rebuild report on the chin

An in-depth survey of leaders in the Christchurch rebuild indicates serious weaknesses in the way major projects are being…

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FMA investigates interest rate swaps to farmers
FMA investigates interest rate swaps to farmers

The FMA is investigating whether the sales and marketing of interest rate swaps by major banks to rural…

Facebook earnings soar, beat forecasts

Facebook's earnings nearly tripled and revenue grew sharply in the first quarter, surpassing Wall Street's expectations…

Fallow: Missing pieces surface in productivity jigsaw puzzle

When the likes of the OECD look at our structural economic policy settings and compare them to what has worked in other…

Igniting growth through staff empowerment

Empowering staff to say ‘yes’ during periods of economic and business growth will ensure companies stay nimble, says entrepreneur…

Make Anzac Day trading a 'blueprint'
Make Anzac Day trading a 'blueprint'

Anzac Day shopping laws should be a "blueprint'' for all holidays in which shops are required to close…

Chorus faces up to $10m earnings hit this year

Chorus, the telecommunications network operator, expects 2014 earnings will be as much as $10 million lower after the Commerce…

Brent Sheather: It's your money, fool

Despite all the time and effort going into behavioural finance these days it seems many investors still buy high and sell…

Bosses average 6.4 years

Research suggests there is no "magic number" for chief executive tenure in this country, with the most poorly performing…

Inside Money: Old selfies could help you save

By age 67 I will, according to a digitally-imagined version of my future self look equal parts ex-coalminer and chimpanzee…

Abano mulls rebel shareholder request for meeting
Abano mulls rebel shareholder request for meeting

Abano is mulling the extraordinary meeting request from rebel shareholders who want to dump Trevor Janes…

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