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$4m fraudster jailed

 	 Sushila Devi Mosese 2:05pm A woman with a "Robin Hood" attitude who stole more than $4m meant for her employer is jailed for more than four years.

Auckland office space shrinks

Auckland office buildings, Tower Insurance 3:12pm Prime office space at the heart of NZ's biggest city could be compared to the size of a football field.

Kiwi takes helm of Walmart

Greg Foran Greg Foran, once a shelf-stacker, is the new US boss of Walmart, the world's largest retailer.

Business confidence wilts

business graphs 3:03pm Sentiment among businesses is still falling from "extreme levels of optimism" early this year, survey shows.

Scare trims McDonald's menu

McDonald's Hong Kong McDonald's cuts chicken nuggets from its Hong Kong outlets as a result of the food safety scandal in China.

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,177.823 arrow 3.111 0.06%
ASX200 5,587.800 arrow 11.100 0.20%
DOW 17,083.800 arrow -2.800 0.00%
NASDAQ 4,472.110 arrow -1.600 0.00%
FTSE 6,821.460 arrow 23.300 0.30%
NIKKEI 15,284.420 arrow -44.100 -0.30%
H-SENG 24,141.500 arrow 169.600 0.70%

NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
FIN 0.880 arrow 0.160 22.22%
VML 0.009 arrow -0.001 -10.00%
XRO 25.890 arrow 1.390 5.67%
PEB 0.730 arrow 0.030 4.29%
CAV 1.160 arrow -0.050 -4.13%
NWF 0.051 arrow -0.002 -3.77%
MCK 1.220 arrow 0.040 3.39%

Price as at 3:35 pm, 25 Jul

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.911
Euro 0.637
British Pound 0.505
Hong Kong Dollar 6.644
Japanese Yen 87.280
Singapore Dollar 1.064
US Dollar 0.858

Price as at 2:49 pm, 25 Jul

Auckland office space shrinks

Auckland office buildings, Tower Insurance Prime office space at the heart of NZ's biggest city could be compared to the size of a football field.

Auckland Airport US loan priced

Auckland International Airport completes the refinancing of its $454 million capital return to shareholders.

Scales upbeat about NZX debut

US just the ticket for Connexionz

A week of no spending

Cecile Meier Could you spend a week without spending any money? Our columnist Cecile Meier did.

Consumers under the pump

Petrol prices could hit an all-time high if the New Zealand dollar continues its tumble, motorists have been warned.

Veda accepts $10 credit fee cap

Guilty plea for ad scam

When floating ends in sinking

Experts are warning homeowners with major mortgage debts could "come unstuck".

Beermakers fear tough draft rules

golden dawn, beer Craft beer faces "disastrous consequences" if beer over 6 per cent is restricted in Auckland.

Cafe culture at school

Wellington College students won't be falling asleep, now the school has a coffee shop.

Longer parking limits wanted

Store rides the digital revolution

Living the dream

A Kiwi couple design their own fairytale life, travelling the world while building a business from their laptops.

China's skyscraper mania

China skyscraper mania Suzhou isn't even the biggest city in Jiangsu province, yet it's joining a rush for the sky.

Spain's jobless graduates

Stuck with her student job four years after graduating, Beatriz Biota still can't move out of her parents' home.

Have Crocs finally croaked?

Aussie dollar up on CPI figures

Scare trims McDonald's menu

McDonald's cuts chicken nuggets from its Hong Kong outlets as a result of the food safety scandal in China.

Swapping self-interest for mutual benefit

pattrick smellie Today's deeply interconnected world is, in fact, very much an artefact of the globalising urge that came from the end of WWII.

Examining child support

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

Finances under-rated

Home ownership over-rated

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?

Business confidence wilts

business graphs Sentiment among businesses is still falling from "extreme levels of optimism" early this year, survey shows.

Kiwi takes helm of Walmart

Greg Foran, once a shelf-stacker, is the new US boss of Walmart, the world's largest retailer.

Skincare company calls for honesty

Proud city doormen

'Living wage' on the menu

It will cost Lucas Putnam an arm and a leg, but the restaurant owner says paying a living wage is the ethical thing to do.

Boardroom identity

boardroom Tania Simpson brings her culture - and te reo - to some of the most hardened boards.

What power the female vote?

The upcoming election is one time when all women can make their influence felt over the direction of the nation.

Working in a man's world

Emma Watson crashes UN website

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?

China slowdown hits NZ

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

Security tightened

Pigs Pig farmers install laser buzzers and alarm systems to keep trespassing activists out.

Alliance boss announces resignation

Resignation means world's largest processor and exporter of sheepmeat is looking for a new chief executive.

'Borrowed time'

Scales upbeat about NZX debut

New regs mean changes

As new regulations on the management of freshwater in NZ take hold, changes to farming are inevitable.

Conquering the C word

murraybrennanstrap Kiwi oncologist Murray Brennan realised he could really only do his work offshore.

Why your friends are more popular

Analysing social interactions is now a science.

Groundbreaking tool finds Pacific markets

Building a case for eco-friendly pine

How to make it in America

Kiwi firms have a reputation in the US for producing high quality technology, but the American market comes with unique challenges.

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Australian Dollar 0.911
Euro 0.637
British Pound 0.505
Hong Kong Dollar 6.644
Japanese Yen 87.280
Singapore Dollar 1.064
US Dollar 0.858

Prices as at 2:49 pm, 25 Jul