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Stock takes: Drury Hits Back
Stock takes: Drury Hits Back

Xero boss Rod Drury is disappointed with the sell recommendation Craigs Investment Partners has slapped on the company's…

Wall Street touches record overnight

Wall Street rose overnight, lifting the Standard & Poor's 500 Index to a record, as a flurry of economic data underpinned…

Steady hand up against a wider vision

New Zealand's economic recovery is tentatively under way, albeit with a few wobbles.

China's baby boom wagers go bust on child cost burden

After China's loosening of its one-child policy, living costs are deterring couples from having more than one child.

Migration boom hits 11-year high
Migration boom hits 11-year high

New Zealand's annual migration extended its decade highs in July, with the inflow continuing to surpass expectations.

Wall St up as rate chatter rises
Wall St up as rate chatter rises

Wall Street advanced overnight, while US Treasuries fell as investors await Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen's speech…

Home Depot lifts Wall St
Home Depot lifts Wall St

Wall Street gained overnight after a report showed US housing starts rose to the highest level in eight months, while Home…

Dairy prices slip to 2-year low
Dairy prices slip to 2-year low

Dairy prices showed signs of stabilising overnight, with the GlobalDairyTrade main price index slipping by just 0.6 per…

Economy

NZ dollar pops above 84 US cents
NZ dollar pops above 84 US cents

The New Zealand dollar gained overnight, popping back above the key 84 US cent level, as traders look…

Consumer confidence sinks to 10-month low

New Zealand consumer confidence fell to a 10-month low in August, suggesting rising interest rates, weaker commodity…

Wool prices rebound

New Zealand wool prices have firmed over the last few weeks and have performed strongly over the last year, driven by a…

Dollar declines after upbeat FOMC minutes

The New Zealand dollar declined as the US dollar strengthened after minutes to the Federal Reserve's last meeting were more…

NZ dollar falls as greenback rises
NZ dollar falls as greenback rises

The New Zealand dollar fell to a five-month low as the greenback broadly rose on speculation the Federal…

Weaker dairy prices sends NZ dollar lower

The New Zealand dollar fell as investors speculate that lower growth and inflation expectations and weaker dairy prices…

Airfares and hotel prices on the rise

Corporate travel specialist Carlson Wagonlit Travel forecasts modest airfare growth from and around New Zealand next year…

Big call for small beers

Export demand for New Zealand craft beer is expected to triple over the next decade as Asian consumers develop a taste for…

Economy slower but still robust

The economy has lost some momentum since earlier in the year, the Treasury says, though it still describes the pace of expansion…

Editorial: Govt wrong to prop up surplus with ACC levies
Editorial: Govt wrong to prop up surplus with ACC levies

A pre-election fiscal update is one of the most valuable forces for economic stability in our political…

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Business

More subscribers fuel Sky TV profits
More subscribers fuel Sky TV profits

NZ's dominant pay-TV company, posted a better than expected 21pc gain in profit as it boosted revenue from more subscribers…

Spark wants 70,000 Lightboxers
Teen quits at 'kia ora' ban
John Drinnan: Slater has a friend in Israel
Dita De Boni: Hey Mr Big, it's not about you
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