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Robust US economy emerges from new GDP stats
Robust US economy emerges from new GDP stats

The US economy has rebounded with vigour from a grim start to 2014 and should show renewed strength into next year. That…

Brian Fallow: US data crucial to the fate of kiwi dollar

Exporters can only hope that the economic news out of the United States this week will reinforce, or at least not reverse…

Yellen to study broad range of indicators in search of inflation

US policy makers are studying various measures of inflation because the traditional measures can cloud the underlying trajectory…

Building consents on the rise

New Zealand building consents increased at the fastest pace in three months in June, rising a seasonally adjusted 3.5 percent…

Westland Milk slashes payout forecast
Westland Milk slashes payout forecast

Westland Milk Products, the Hokitika-based dairy cooperative, has followed Fonterra in cutting its forecast payout for…

Dollar tumbles after Fonterra cuts payout to farmers
Dollar tumbles after Fonterra cuts payout to farmers

The New Zealand dollar dropped below 85 US cents for the first time in seven weeks after Fonterra cut its forecast payout…

Taxpayers spend $240k hosting oil execs
Taxpayers spend $240k hosting oil execs

Energy Minister Simon Bridges is defending a $240,000 bill for taxpayers to wine and dine 11 oil executives during the 2011…

Milk cut hits rural folk
Milk cut hits rural folk

A sharp reduction in Fonterra's milk price will put the squeeze on the industry and rural communities will feel the brunt…

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NZ dollar slides to eight-week low
NZ dollar slides to eight-week low

The New Zealand dollar slumped to an eight-week low as the US dollar jumped on better than expected…

Wall St mixed as US economy gather steam

Wall Street was mixed overnight after the US economy kicked into a higher-than-expected gear in the second-quarter…

NZ dollar holds near seven-week low

The New Zealand dollar held near a seven-week low as traders await figures expected to show US economic growth is back on…

Wall St caution prevails

Wall Street was flat overnight in cautious trading, with sentiment bolstered by corporate earnings including from Merck…

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…

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 dollar slips as Key says kiwi over-valued
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…

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