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Results play out like a pub band

Stock market NZX Our economy is the envy of the world, prompting an economist to label it a "rock star". But have NZ's listed companies lived up to this billing?

Pay it forward

Lani Evans Lani Evans is an entrepreneur motivated not by profit but generosity. It pays, she says.

Death overshadows results

Trevor Burt Lyttelton Port of Christchurch's annual financial results release yesterday afternoon was overshadowed by the death of a port worker just 24 hours earlier.

Farmers milking technology

Crofoot Farmers need to sort the wheat from the chaff when it comes to new technologies targeted at making it easier to do business.

Milk is the go for firm

Neil Cullen Global domination is the aim for a new Kiwi product.

NZX50 5,214.555 arrow -22.959 -0.44%
ASX200 5,625.900 arrow 1.500 0.00%
DOW 17,098.450 arrow 18.900 0.10%
NASDAQ 4,580.270 arrow 22.600 0.50%
FTSE 6,819.750 arrow 14.000 0.20%
NIKKEI 15,424.590 arrow -35.300 -0.20%
H-SENG 24,742.060 arrow 1.100 0.00%

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Indices Top Movers Currencies
PPP 0.079 arrow 0.023 41.07%
VML 0.017 arrow 0.002 13.33%
NWF 0.056 arrow 0.006 12.00%
MGL 0.175 arrow -0.020 -10.26%
PIL 0.045 arrow 0.003 7.14%
EUT 14.390 arrow 0.750 5.50%
RBC 0.390 arrow 0.020 5.41%

Price as at 6:50 pm, 29 Aug

Indices Top Movers Currencies
Australian Dollar 0.897
Euro 0.638
British Pound 0.504
Hong Kong Dollar 6.487
Japanese Yen 87.130
Singapore Dollar 1.046
US Dollar 0.837

Price as at 4:10 pm, 30 Aug

Agent's conduct 'unsatisfactory'

House, real estate, sold, mortgage, property market A real estate disciplinary tribunal has released its finding on a controversial Tamahere house deal.

Last hurrah for press gang

It was the end of an era at the Waikato Times last night, with the paper rolling through the old Te Rapa printing press for the very last time.

Death overshadows results

Results play out like a pub band

Still tough for the first-home buyer

mortgage The ability of first home buyers to get a mortgage has eased only slightly with banks holding volumes of low deposit lending steady.

Tax policy elusive

National continues to dance around whether it will promise tax cuts in the coming weeks.

Division over KiwiSaver's future

Agents criticise home plan

Sellers swap TradeMe

Thousands of Aucklanders are ditching TradeMe in favour of social media sites to buy, sell and trade.

Pay it forward

Lani Evans Lani Evans is an entrepreneur motivated not by profit but generosity. It pays, she says.

Dad brews up a winner

Dale Booth brewed a raspberry beer for his baby girl. Now he's in the pink over a commercial contract.

It's not all about the rich list

Capital Gains Tax: Relief for SMEs

Cost of success was failure

As co-founder of a tech start company with over 15,000 members I thought we had the next big thing, but I failed.

Can Qantas boss Alan Joyce survive?

Alan Joyce The latest speculation is that Joyce is preparing for his exit next year, on his terms.

JPMorgan probes possible cyber attack

Bank disclosed its investigation after the FBI said it was investigating reports several US financial firms had fallen victim.

Ship with dark past NZ-bound

Qantas loss blows out

Good news for US economy

After a bleak start to the year, the US economy grew at a brisk annual rate of 4.2 per cent in the April-June quarter.

Capital Gains Tax: Dealing with long-term assets

coins In the fifth of our series, David Snell, executive director at EY, shows there are no easy answers to dealing with inflationary capital gains

Does NZ need a Tech Commissioner?

The country doesn’t need another technocrat. But what about a Tech Commissioner?

Capital gains tax: Exempting the family home

Property market will hit zenith

Politics of mining: keep digging?

Attack is rarely the best form of defence for a company seeking both social and environmental licence to operate.

Family weep at sentencing

NZ money, cash Two men who "phantom" financed the importation of machinery to keep business afloat have been jailed.

Coeliac NZ slams beer label rules

Regulators are looking at changing a new rule which would prevent labels saying whether beer is gluten-free.

Mayor's PA sacked for backing rival

Live chat: Jobs and career advice

Is it OK to steal at work?

Few can claim a pristine conscience when it comes to taking the odd pen home. Does this make it all right?

WOINZ 2014 finalists: Board and Management

Meet the finalists in the DLA Phillips Fox Board and Management categeory of the 2014 Women Of Influence Awards.

WOINZ '14: Business Entrepreneur

Meet the finalists in the Business Entrepreneur section of the 2014 Women Of Influence Awards.

WOINZ '14: Community

WOINZ '14: Innovation and science

WOINZ '14: Arts

Meet the finalists in the Arts category of the 2014 Women Of Influence Awards.

Foreign land sales hotly debated

Lochinver Station near Taupo Farm ownership stirred birthright rhetoric from David Cunliffe but gave John Key some strong moments in last night's debate.

Fears about China's economy

Growth in China's vast factory sector slowed and conditions look uncreasingly unsteady.

Heinz in China food scare

Chinese investors to help rebuild

Baby steps on road to China

Infant formula manufacturers are still battling to register with Chinese authorities in order to start exports.

Delays frustrate hemp growers

Kina Beach Vineyard. Seed growers are fed up with continued delays limiting them from growing hemp for the 2014/15 season and developing a vibrant industry.

Lochinver sale change denied

Labour appears to be warning it may not be able to block the sale of Lochinver station to Chinese investors.

Bid to improve quad safety

Fonterra stink worries

Fire control warning

Canterbury farmers warned to keep winter burn-offs from spreading or face big bills in fire control costs.

Manuka drink finds sweet success in Asia

Honey_strap Asia is the land of milk, beer, and now honey for a Kiwi expat marketer.

All Blacks winning brand war

The All Blacks' track record in building brand value is as much a success story as their performance on the field.

Morgo success for Kiwi entrepreneur

CEOs Uncovered: Craig Richardson

CEOs Uncovered: Mark Binns

There can hardly be a more demanding time in a CEO’s life than taking a business to the market. Meridian Energy's Mark Binns tells all.

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New Zealand Dollar   New Zealand Dollar
Australian Dollar 0.897
Euro 0.638
British Pound 0.504
Hong Kong Dollar 6.487
Japanese Yen 87.130
Singapore Dollar 1.046
US Dollar 0.837

Prices as at 4:10 pm, 30 Aug