Brian Gaynor is an investment columnist.
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Brian Gaynor: Hrdlicka's departure leaves many questions
The big issue now is Jayne Hrdlicka's exit payment, which could be as much as $20 million.
Brian Gaynor: A2 Milk in the sights of short sellers
Australian exchange is a hotbed for traders willing to speculate on a falling share price.
Brian Gaynor: Why KiwiSaver investors will shun world's most valuable listed company
NZ funds likely to sit on sidelines for now.
Brian Gaynor: Gizzards of Oz - Big four bank another $5b
Dividends sent home dwarf any local spending.
Brian Gaynor: Attacks on Aussie companies a warning to NZ
Short-sellers and shareholders are putting the heat on listed firms.
Brian Gaynor: Time right for Govt to be bold and borrow
Low interest rates chance to fix infrastructure deficit while stimulating economic growth.
Brian Gaynor: NZOG deal raises questions about NZ takeover laws
Our procedures make it relatively easy for foreigners to acquire our listed companies.
Brian Gaynor: No escaping Trump — even at the ball game
Political chat is best avoided in the US these days, as the President divides the nation.
Brian Gaynor: The rise and rise of Kiwi household wealth
COMMENT: Deregulating the banks was a major factor in growth surge.
World Rugby scores, as Cup delivers its four-yearly bonanza
COMMENT: Tournament years are when World Rugby turns its usual losses into profits.
Brian Gaynor: Where's the fight in Kiwi company directors?
COMMENT: NZOG advice to take low-ball offer part of trend that risks gutting NZX.
Brian Gaynor: NZX brokers have raised white flag of surrender
COMMENT: Latest report offers little reason to hope market can be turned around.
Brian Gaynor: Inside Shareholders' Association annual investor conference
COMMENT: Sun and share prices add cheer as revered chairman passes baton.
Brian Gaynor: Numbers reveal the scale of Fonterra's failure
Focus on milk price and dividends is key to co-op's poor performance.
Brian Gaynor: NZ risks being caught in trade war crossfire
COMMENT: China and the US may force us to choose between them.
Brian Gaynor: Learning to live with negative interest rates
For NZ bank depositors, there may be more falls yet.
Gaynor: Future looking dope for global cannabis sector
Loosening laws spurring big deals but NZ off the pace.
Brian Gaynor: A champagne toast for Napier Port's listing
NZX will welcome a company that has a genuine business model and positive earnings.
Provincial Growth Fund questions grow faster than trees
Spending will be difficult to monitor to ensure taxpayers are getting value for money.
Brian Gaynor: Reserve Bank asleep at wheel with CBL
Report says regulator should have held up IPO over solvency fears.
Gaynor: Why Hisco should be praised by his former bosses
COMMENT: How can we possibly criticise a CEO who achieved such massive profit figures?
Brian Gaynor: Local shares dodge worst of volatility
COMMENT: New Zealand and Australian markets have soared lately.
Brian Gaynor: Share structure reminiscent of bad old days
Original shareholders' sale of shares unrestricted when Cannasouth lists on NZX.
Brian Gaynor: Market volatility, political uncertainty loom
COMMENT: Politicians with strong nationalistic policies continue to do well.
Brian Gaynor: More art than science in pricing share offers
COMMENT: There are two clear lessons to be learnt from recent US Initial Public Offerings.
Brian Gaynor: Why KiwiSaver funds couldn't match the NZX
The only funds to outperform this NZX benchmark index were two small property funds.
Brian Gaynor: Small shareholders left out in the cold
COMMENT: A better deal is needed when companies raise capital.
Brian Gaynor: Top government entities must do better
There are increasing concerns about the performance of several key government entities.
Brian Gaynor: Should Fonterra list before it's too late?
COMMENT: Westland's pending sale to foreign buyer should be warning to industry.
Brian Gaynor: Facebook needs to face up to hard questions
COMMENT: Will Facebook's culture encourage more govts to rein in social media platforms?
Brian Gaynor: 'Whack-a-mole' Fletcher can learn from a2 Milk
COMMENT: Fletcher and a2 Milk have had totally different sharemarket performances recently
Brian Gaynor: Mainzeal's directors got off lightly
COMMENT: Why should directors pay only $36m when unsecured creditors are still owed $110m?
Brian Gaynor: Tax plan likely to go the way of the Titanic
COMMENT: Entrepreneurs and KiwiSavers will be hit if capital gains tax goes ahead.
Brian Gaynor: Houses and shares deliver a decade of growth
Houses or shares, which is the best investment? This is a recurring question in NZ.
Brian Gaynor: Why Aussies are winning retirement race
COMMENT: Change needed to KiwiSaver if New Zealanders are to catch up.
Brian Gaynor: NZX shelf life shockingly brief for too many
COMMENT: Directors with industry skills, strong emphasis on organic growth key.
Why Reserve Bank should hand over role of regulation
Debacle over CBL and previous Westpac Bank issues show supervision isn't up to scratch.
Brian Gaynor: Aussies are banking on bumper profits in NZ
COMMENT: Why overseas ownership of the Big Four is a huge loss to our economy.
Brian Gaynor: Restaurant Brands latest on foreign buyers' menu
COMMENT: Proposed offer for 75 per cent of Restaurant Brands illustrates two developments.
Brian Gaynor: Balance of power in American voters' hands
COMMENT: Will elections change or keep the status quo?
Brian Gaynor: Mainzeal — big promises, zero delivery
Long-running saga ended in the collapse of one of NZ's biggest construction companies.
Brian Gaynor: The five companies facing decision day
COMMENT: There are at least five interesting annual meetings left in September.
Brian Gaynor: Bull run — is it 1980s all over again?
COMMENT: The major differences between the NZX at present and the frenzied 1980s.
Brian Gaynor: Bring greater diversity to the boardroom
COMMENT: We need younger people with more specific industry experience.
NZ business' big failure: Time to look closely at corporate failures
COMMENT: 100-page report into Carillion collapse highlights what's missing in NZ business.