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Dairy prices drop to new two-year low
Dairy prices drop to new two-year low

Dairy product prices dropped to the lowest level since July 2012 in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction, led by a slump…

Liam Dann: APN listing makes sense

The NZ stock market has this year seen IPO's by power companies, tech frims, agriculture companies and now a major media…

Terms of trade at new 40-year high

New Zealand's terms of trade held at a 40-year high in the second quarter, as a high New Zealand dollar pushed down the…

Labour sells new tax, Nats hint at cuts

In the latest in this Herald election series, we look at the main parties' policies on tax and the economy - and what it…

Liam Dann: Playing dirty has no place in our market
Liam Dann: Playing dirty has no place in our market

The business community has, until now, been watching the Dirty Politics scandals play out with bemusement and a certain…

S&P 500 rise defies global tensions
S&P 500 rise defies global tensions

The S&P 500 closed August with another record, continuing its slow climb even as tensions pick up in Ukraine and after Britain…

Bernard Hickey: Subsidies fuel heated market
Bernard Hickey: Subsidies fuel heated market

It's Economics 101. When demand rises and supply does not, prices will rise. If demand rises at the same rate as supply…

Nigel Latta: Ten things I've learned
Nigel Latta: Ten things I've learned

As his hard-hitting TV series about New Zealand’s biggest challenges draws to a close, Nigel Latta reflects on what he knows…

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NZ dollar slips below 83 US cents on fall in dairy prices
NZ dollar slips below 83 US cents on fall in dairy prices

The New Zealand dollar dipped below 83 US cents for the first time since February as manufacturing data…

NZ dollar holds steady as traders await US manufacturing data

The New Zealand dollar was little changed along with other major currencies as weak manufacturing PMI data from China to…

Global manufacturing slows but European stocks creep higher

European stocks crept higher, while bonds rose, even as data showed manufacturing slowed in the euro zone, the UK and China…

Dollar rises to 4-month high against Russian ruble

The New Zealand dollar rose to a four-month high against the ruble on concern Russia may face more sanctions over Ukraine…

Modest rise in building consents
Modest rise in building consents

NZ building consents rose at a modest 0.1pc pace in July reflecting a drop in the number of consents…

Dollar slips as better US economic data buoys greenback

The New Zealand dollar slipped as the US dollar edged up following better-than-expected US economic data which lifted optimism…

Ukraine tension lifts bonds, shares fall

Stocks fell, while US Treasuries rose, as concern about intensifying tension in Ukraine outweighed further evidence that…

IMF chief vows to fight claim

International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde has vowed to fight a formal accusation that she acted negligently and…

Waring gains economics honour

Feminist economist Professor Marilyn Waring is this year's winner of the NZIER Economics award.

NZX reveals details of new NXT market
NZX reveals details of new NXT market

NZX, the stock market operator, has revealed its new market with lighter disclosure requirements will…

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