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Takeover fever strikes NZX
Takeover fever strikes NZX

The takeover bids launched for two NZX-listed firms yesterday could signal a new phase of heightened acquisition activity…

Chinese growth back on roll: HSBC

Banking group HSBC sees economic growth picking up in China and the momentum continuing into next year.

Peter Keenan: Investors need to check strategies

We recently passed the halfway mark for 2014, and the global bull market in equities has continued its seemingly relentless…

NZ ranks in top 10 of countries

New Zealand has retained its rank as one of the world's most developed countries.

Liam Dann: Where the kiwi dollar is going from here
Liam Dann: Where the kiwi dollar is going from here

Liam Dann writes: so is this it for the high Kiwi dollar? Has it finally peaked?

Opinion: Swallow your pride, John - the pension age must be raised
Opinion: Swallow your pride, John - the pension age must be raised

Joe Hockey's forceful realism over the need for Western- style nations to lift the age at which their citizens qualify for…

Business still upbeat, confidence on the wane
Business still upbeat, confidence on the wane

New Zealand firms remained largely upbeat this month, though confidence is still coming off the boil amid falling dairy…

Wait-and-see hold on rate rises
Wait-and-see hold on rate rises

The Reserve Bank raised its official cash rate to 3.5pc yesterday, but said it would now remain on hold for "a period of…

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NZ dollar edges up as traders await US data
NZ dollar edges up as traders await US data

The New Zealand dollar edged up amid US dollar weakness as traders await key US economic releases in…

Wall St edges higher after disappointing home sales news

Wall Street crawled higher after a disappointing report on housing underpinned concern about the industry's struggle…

NZ dollar slips as Key says kiwi over-valued

The New Zealand dollar fell to a month-low after Prime Minister John Key said he agreed with the Reserve Bank that the currency…

NZ dollar little changed ahead of US Fed meeting

The New Zealand dollar was little changed from the New York close as investors prepare for a heavy news flow from the US…

Stocktakes: PowerbyProxi IPO plans pulled?
Stocktakes: PowerbyProxi IPO plans pulled?

Wireless charging technology maker PowerbyProxi has shelved its plans to list on the NZX this year…

Kiwi dollar keeps falling

The New Zealand dollar was the weakest major currency overnight, touching a fresh six-week low.

Wall St edges to new record

Wall Street continued its ascent overnight, pushing the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to another intraday record high…

NZ dollar slides to six-week low

The New Zealand dollar dropped to a six-week low today after Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler called the kiwi's strength…

NZ posts eighth monthly trade surplus

New Zealand posted its eighth monthly trade surplus in June, led by overseas demand for the nation's primary products such…

Dollar tumbles after RBNZ says kiwi's strength 'unjustified'
Dollar tumbles after RBNZ says kiwi's strength 'unjustified'

The Kiwi dollar shed almost one cent against the US after Reserve Bank governor Graeme Wheeler said…

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