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Brakes on Auckland trains

Auckland trains Auckland's new $400m trains won't reach full speed until the old diesel trains are taken off the network.

China slowdown hits NZ

China slowdown A drop in house prices disconcerts Chinese consumers, and weighs on Kiwi exports to China.

Chorus returns fire

Telecom says Chorus plans 'artificial cap' on copper broadband service, Chorus says it's not short-changing customers.

Oceania may launch $300m IPO

NZX Ryman Healthcare, Summerset and Metlifecare may soon be joined by another stablemate on the NZX.

China food scandal spreads

KFc China A toxic food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in Starbucks, Burger King and others.

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,133.866 arrow 6.967 0.14%
ASX200 5,543.300 arrow 3.400 0.10%
DOW 17,051.730 arrow -48.500 -0.30%
NASDAQ 4,424.700 arrow -7.500 -0.20%
FTSE 6,728.440 arrow -21.000 -0.30%
NIKKEI 15,215.710 arrow -154.600 -1.00%
H-SENG 23,387.140 arrow -67.700 -0.30%

NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
SGL 0.110 arrow 0.030 37.50%
VML 0.011 arrow -0.001 -8.33%
ATM 0.650 arrow 0.040 6.56%
SEA 0.018 arrow 0.001 5.88%
BFW 2.700 arrow 0.100 3.85%
OGC 3.850 arrow 0.120 3.22%
SKC 3.850 arrow 0.120 3.22%

Price as at 6:36 pm, 22 Jul

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.924
Euro 0.643
British Pound 0.508
Hong Kong Dollar 6.722
Japanese Yen 88.040
Singapore Dollar 1.077
US Dollar 0.867

Price as at 8:50 pm, 22 Jul

Oceania may launch $300m IPO

NZX Ryman Healthcare, Summerset and Metlifecare may soon be joined by another stablemate on the NZX.

Brakes on Auckland trains

Auckland's new $400m trains won't reach full speed until the old diesel trains are taken off the network.

Chorus returns fire

Orion network powers ahead

'Raise retirement age soon'

shamubeel eaqub With Kiwis living longer, the Government needs to change its policies, economist tells Nelson conference.

Sole trader privacy concerns

ID numbers issued to cut red tape and promote e-commerce.

Post-rise pause tipped

Accused fraudster on the run

Migration may stoke housing

Migration boom returns as Kiwis shun Australia and foreigners arrive, and risks reigniting the housing market.

Students' sweet paleo success

El’Paleo Six teens are revelling in the success of their new business catering for health-conscious chocolate lovers.

Sacked after boss paid for visa

Cafe worker wins $56,000 after sacked by boss who demanded payment for getting her a work visa.

High-flying kiwi hurting SMEs

Software wins plaudits

Store rides the digital revolution

Snapshot Cameras has seen some big changes in its 86 years of business.

China slowdown hits NZ

China slowdown A drop in house prices disconcerts Chinese consumers, and weighs on Kiwi exports to China.

Infratil tipped to make $1.8b

Infratil Energy Australia (IEA), which is under strategic review and may be sold, has been valued at up to A$675 million (NZ$726m) by Goldman Sachs.

Refunds offered after MH17 crash

Airline to go down with plane?

China food scandal spreads

A toxic food scandal in China is spreading fast, dragging in Starbucks, Burger King and others.

Examining child support

Jason Krupp Child support is working, if the benefit's purpose is to top up child-support payments by non-custodial parents.

Finances under-rated

Attacks on Auckland's debt position are hysterical, irresponsible and misplaced.

Home ownership over-rated

Customer relations really matter

Talk as if you're being recorded

Isn't it better for people to be open at work about what they are doing, and not secretly record meetings?

Were you born to lead?

businessman An age-old debate still hasn't decided whether talented leaders are born that way or evolve.

Name change sparks Telecom stoush

CEO apologises to an employee he ticked-off for questioning Telecom's move to become Spark.

Electronic logbooks 'a good concept'

Biz numbers for all

Shining example

Sustainable energy is his mantra, but Brendan Winitana gets quizzed on his financial smarts.

Breaking the mould

Jane Hunter Women are moving into farming leadership roles in increasing numbers. We profile two women who have made their mark.

'A nod to working women'

Japan's government appoints four women to top jobs, reflecting the PM's focus on the role of working women.

Emma Watson crashes UN website

The online influencers

Unfinished business

The great battles of feminism may be over, but women still have plenty to fight for in the quest for equality.

Extra China flights in summer

Plane China Airlines will add an extra 15,000 seats on its Taipei to Auckland route.

a2 Milk Company approval

NZX-listed The a2 Milk Company has been approved to be a manufacturer of a finished infant-formula product to China.

Chinese interest 'unprecedented'

China to be biggest lamb market?

NZ on tourists' wish lists

High-spending Chinese tourists rank NZ third on their wish list of places to travel, according to a new report.

More fire bans ahead?

A fire on a rural property. Pressure is going on councils to introduce more burning bans after a recycling surge followed a ban in Canterbury at the start of the year.

Limits challenge dairying

Dairy industry faces a huge challenge if it is to remain profitable and competitive while farming within limits.

Higher standard sought

Politics stirs dirty water issue

Demonstrating conservation

Endangered creatures flourish as a family figures out how to combine farming with eco-tourism.

Building a case for eco-friendly pine

Tuhoe An environmentally friendly way of turning pinus radiata into an exterior cladding material is driving growth for a Kiwi wood company.

Finding balance after cancer

After cancer forced John Bongard to step down from corporate life, the former Fisher & Paykel CEO has found a new equilibrium.

Not so virginal

Beating the staff poachers

Groundbreaking tool finds Pacific markets

A multifunctional device is giving construction crews the tools they need to finish the job.

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Australian Dollar 0.924
Euro 0.643
British Pound 0.508
Hong Kong Dollar 6.722
Japanese Yen 88.040
Singapore Dollar 1.077
US Dollar 0.867

Prices as at 8:50 pm, 22 Jul