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Dairy prices drop again

A screenshot from GlobalDairyTrade's website showing the downward spiral of dairy prices. 7:44am Fonterra's milk payout forecast is under pressure as dairy prices suffer another big decline.

McDonald's aims to cut turnover

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Slowdown behind job losses

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Jetstar over bumpy NZ start

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Dad's special brew

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Euro 0.636
British Pound 0.504
Hong Kong Dollar 6.465
Japanese Yen 87.460
Singapore Dollar 1.046
US Dollar 0.834

Price as at 8:50 pm, 2 Sep

Beervana lures more visitors from afar

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Slowdown behind job losses

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CCHL defends cost for port shares

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Kiwi house prices really bite

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Elderly residents awaiting their fate

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Ten year ban for couple

Beware of money leaks

Mortgage mistakes to avoid

Hot deals and low interest rates are enticing, but watch out for pitfalls before you sign on the dotted line.

Risk it all with diddly squat

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Dad's special brew

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Bad employee but great boss

Skiing addict sells after 38 years

Cash is king in small business

You need to know what you're selling, and how much, to stay afloat. Whatever you do don't guess.

Detroit bankruptcy trial kicks off

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Hundreds of jobs go at Coles

Aussie supermarket chain plans to cut up to 600 head office jobs as it looks to slash costs.

Instability to hit markets

Alibaba a lesson for investors

Rates on hold in Australia

The Reserve Bank of Australia has kept interest rates at 2.5 per cent, well below NZ's 3.5 per cent.

Fonterra's big leap of faith

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Capital Gains Tax: Be prepared

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Doing what the boss says

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Unions back Green wage policy

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Crowdfunding for 'Maori western'

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Baby steps on road to China

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Fears about China's economy

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Alibaba a lesson for investors

Foreigners who want to buy Alibaba shares in the Chinese e-commerce giant's US public offering will need to get comfortable with an unusual business structure.

White overalls spark dispute

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Hazard behaviours studied

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Common sense required

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Dairy prices drop again

Fonterra's milk payout forecast is under pressure as dairy prices suffer another big decline.

Wound repair firm scales up

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The power of the brand

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Australian Dollar 0.898
Euro 0.636
British Pound 0.504
Hong Kong Dollar 6.465
Japanese Yen 87.460
Singapore Dollar 1.046
US Dollar 0.834

Prices as at 8:50 pm, 2 Sep