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1. Serko
Cloud-based corporate travel booking and expense management business Serko will release its March 2016 full-year result. This business says it is Australasia's leading online travel booking and expense management company for businesses. Its headquarters are in Auckland but it also has offices in Sydney Australia, Xi'an City China and Gurgaon India. Serko employs more than 130 people.

2. Trade
Overseas merchandies trade data for April will be issued by Statistics NZ today at 10.45am.

3. AFT
Pharmaceutical development, marketing an distributiona company AFT Pharmaceuticals will announce its full year result for the March 31, 2016 year. It is planning a teleconference for analysts and major investors at 10am. The company's shares are trading at around $3.


4. Australia
Data on construction work completed in the first quarter will be out today.

5. Court
Former Mighty River Power engineer Paul Rose and his estranged wife Jane Rose are being sentenced in the High Court at Auckland for fraud.