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Rates rise hits homeowners

interest rates Mortgage rates head up, with the latest official interest rate increase passed on to customers.

Moa plans $5.3m capital raising

Moa beer Listed brewer seeks new capital from shareholders to fund further growth.

Low deposit home loans lift

mortgage After months spent well below the Reserve Bank's "speed limits", banks' low deposit lending is recovering.

South Island primed for platinum

Simon Bridges Canadian company given go-ahead to search for precious metal in Tasman and Southland.

Beermakers fear tough draft rules

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

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,160.122 arrow 13.592 0.26%
ASX200 5,576.740 arrow 33.500 0.60%
DOW 17,086.630 arrow -26.900 -0.20%
NASDAQ 4,473.700 arrow 17.700 0.40%
FTSE 6,798.150 arrow 2.800 0.00%
NIKKEI 15,328.560 arrow -14.700 -0.10%
H-SENG 23,971.870 arrow 189.800 0.80%

NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
WDT 0.120 arrow 0.010 9.09%
VML 0.010 arrow -0.001 -9.09%
MCK 1.180 arrow -0.100 -7.81%
SPY 0.260 arrow -0.020 -7.14%
OGC 3.700 arrow -0.200 -5.13%
CRP 0.230 arrow 0.010 4.55%
XRO 24.480 arrow 0.980 4.17%

Price as at 6:50 pm, 24 Jul

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.910
Euro 0.637
British Pound 0.505
Hong Kong Dollar 6.656
Japanese Yen 87.180
Singapore Dollar 1.064
US Dollar 0.858

Price as at 8:50 pm, 24 Jul

Moa plans $5.3m capital raising

Moa beer Listed brewer seeks new capital from shareholders to fund further growth.

South Island primed for platinum

Canadian company given go-ahead to search for precious metal in Tasman and Southland.

Trade surplus despite dairy decline

Dollar intervention hint works

A pause after rate rises

LVR, interest rate, mortgage, money After four increases this year, the Reserve Bank looks set to hold the official interest rate at 3.5 per cent for a while.

ACC levy cuts better for some

Motorists who drive less and those with safer vehicles will benefit most from tweaks to proposed ACC levy cuts.

Banking in the future

Low deposit home loans lift

Veda accepts $10 credit fee cap

Credit bureau Veda has bowed to pressure to reduce its fees ahead of a change in rules.

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.

Have Crocs finally croaked?

crocs Maker of clogs everyone loves to hate plans major restructure, including ditching job and some brands.

Aussie dollar up on CPI figures

Australian consumer prices rose by 0.5 per cent in the June quarter, as health services and home prices rose.

1 in 25 New Yorkers a millionaire

A billionaire's three-day week

High stakes in Time Warner deal

Rupert Murdoch's audacious $86b offer for Time Warner has put the entertainment giant in play. Who will win?

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?

Bank on track to close pay gap

wallet Westpac wins the inaugural Equal Pay Awards, organised to highlight the difference in pay for men and women.

Executive loses fight for bonus

Former Huawei executive fails in his bid to claim a $75K bonus after they weren't given out in a lean year.

Sacked worker paid after trial error

Couple underpaid by $79,000

'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.

Seeds rendered worthless

Carrots in flower for seed Some Canterbury farmers are facing big losses after bad weather ruined their seed crops.

Export suspension lifted

Alliance Group's Pukeuri plant has been given the green light to resume exports to China.

Sheep placenta beauty treatment

Sharing produces rewards

Bees knees

Teenage beekeeping brothers Matthew and Daniel Mason have grown their business to 100 hives in five years.

Why your friends are more popular

Shaun Hendy Analysing social interactions is now a science.

Groundbreaking tool finds Pacific markets

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

Building a case for eco-friendly pine

Finding balance after cancer

Conquering the C word

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

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Australian Dollar 0.910
Euro 0.637
British Pound 0.505
Hong Kong Dollar 6.656
Japanese Yen 87.180
Singapore Dollar 1.064
US Dollar 0.858

Prices as at 8:50 pm, 24 Jul