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New home for hotel

Grand Chancellor site Christchurch's tallest building pre-quake, the Hotel Grand Chancellor will not be rebuilt in its old spot.

Strong debut for Genesis

Genesis Shares in Genesis Energy have traded as high as $1.83 on the NZX, well above their $1.55 issue price.

Super Fund posts 19 per cent rise

Nz dollars The NZ Super Fund grew by $3 billion in the year to March 31, despite a flat return last month.

Air NZ escapes class action

Air NZ Air New Zealand has escaped unscathed from a private class-action suit in Australia, but its competitors have settled out of court.

One salmon farm appeal allowed

A salmon at New Zealand King Salmon's Clay Point farm in the Marlborough Sounds. Supreme Court allows an appeal against the building of salmon farms in the Marlborough Sounds.

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ASX200 5,454.200 arrow 33.900 0.60%
DOW 16,424.850 arrow 162.300 1.00%
NASDAQ 4,086.220 arrow 52.100 1.30%
FTSE 6,584.170 arrow 42.600 0.70%
NIKKEI 14,417.530 arrow -0.200 0.00%
H-SENG 22,696.010 arrow 24.800 0.10%

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Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
NTL 0.013 arrow 0.003 30.00%
TRS 0.003 arrow -0.001 -25.00%
NWF 0.079 arrow 0.008 11.27%
TUA 2.760 arrow 0.160 6.15%
SEA 0.019 arrow 0.001 5.56%
MGL 0.200 arrow 0.010 5.26%
PPL 0.540 arrow -0.030 -5.26%

Price as at 6:50 pm, 17 Apr

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.922
Euro 0.624
British Pound 0.513
Hong Kong Dollar 6.694
Japanese Yen 88.090
Singapore Dollar 1.079
US Dollar 0.864

Price as at 8:50 pm, 17 Apr

New home for hotel

Grand Chancellor site Christchurch's tallest building pre-quake, the Hotel Grand Chancellor will not be rebuilt in its old spot.

Air NZ cargo cartel case dropped

Air NZ escapes unscathed from a private class-action suit in Australia, but its competitors settle out of court.

Super Fund posts 19 per cent rise

Turners Auctions upbeat outlook

Are 362.5 days not enough?

easter bun I understand a business needs to make money but can you not make that money the 362.5 days a year you're open?

'As-is' sale tops $1m

A 20-year-old house considered uneconomic to repair with no insurance has sold at auction for over $1m.

World's largest curved TV revealed

High dollar keeps lid on inflation

KiwiSaver tax rules 'unfair'

Tax rates for KiwiSaver are too high and need to be lowered, a fund-management industry group says.

Fears plain packs will slow trade

Cigarette pack A dairy owner is worried plain cigarette packaging will cause more thefts from his store.

What the doctor ordered

Dr Dave Grant has quit his job at hospital to make coffee. The money's worse, but there are perks.

Money not top of the list

Tech catches startup off guard

Illuminated billboard switched off

A 24-hour illuminated billboard in a residential street has been turned off after complaints.

Canada's Silicone Valley

Blackberry Z10 The demise of BlackBerry may have spelled trouble for its hometown, instead the tech hub is booming.

Euro hedge funds booming

European hedge funds' assets hit a record high for the first quarter of this year.

Yellen bares her teeth on regulation

Bridgestone executive in court

$53b US cable merger backed

Washington Post says the main US cable providers should be able to merge, but with conditions.

How much do you get paid?

Khyaati Acharya Knowing what our colleagues get paid can actually make us more productive.

Hutson in comeback mode

An intriguing struggle is developing over listed dentistry company Abano Healthcare.

'We don't know how lucky we are'

Beware ageism at work

Shock news: Greens favour privatisation

OK, that's a provocative headline, but how else to interpret the Greens' social housing policy?

In-flight bum grope

Alexandra Rose Williams A passenger who touched the buttocks of a crew member has been ordered to behave.

Stoned at work

Many Kiwis are getting high before work - and employers are undertaking drug testing themselves.

Bunny ad causes offence

Business and govt talk digital

Say goodbye to the paper CV

You can take a tour of a house for sale online, so why has it taken so long for the CV to evolve?

China's credit falls

per cent Chinese policymakers try to rein in a credit binge, while meeting a target of 7.5 per cent economic growth.

China set to elevate environment

China is set to pass a new law that would give more powers to shut polluting factories.

Rethinking Chinese tourism

Plant waits for nod

China's matchmaker

Sam Pearson has learned to take a backhanded approach when promoting tennis in China.

Moths, beetles rid farm of ragwort

A ragwort plume moth. Once covered in ragwort, a Manawatu farm is now almost free of the stock-threatening weed thanks to the introduction of moths and beetles.

Farmers urged to seek help

Mental illness among farmers is like grass staggers a top agricultural communicator claims.

$9.9m sustainable farming funding

Farming inquiry call

Killing the evil weevil

Scientists suck up nearly 500,000 wasps from Canterbury paddocks to fight a clover root weevil infestation on Southland farms.

Kiwis still love indie bookstores

Bookstore_thumb Online book retailers have not spelled the final chapter for New Zealand's independent ‘local’ bookstores.

Lorde of the jewels

An Auckland couple’s jewellery brand has caught Hollywood’s eye.

Building a strong supply chain

Hats off to brolly good deal

Tech catches startup off guard

Serial entrepreneur Melissa Clark-Reynolds reveals the reason she shut down her startup MiniMonos

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Australian Dollar 0.922
Euro 0.624
British Pound 0.513
Hong Kong Dollar 6.694
Japanese Yen 88.090
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US Dollar 0.864

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