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Xero sales up 81pc

Xero Sales grow, but the cloud-based accounting firm is burning through the cash.

Kiwi rich listers' wealth tops $50b

dollar Packaging and investment billionaire Graeme Hart once again tops New Zealand's rich list.

Property market slowing?

houses for sale Residential land developer CDL Investments expects property sales to soften in coming months.

Fishing practices outlawed

Fish Parliament has outlawed the practices behind slave-like fishing practices in New Zealand waters.

Sally Ridge facing bankruptcy

Sally Ridge, Adam Parore Former Black Cap Adam Parore has hauled his ex Sally Ridge back to court in a bid to bankrupt her.

NZX50 5,159.403 arrow 0.851 0.02%
ASX200 5,622.890 arrow 34.500 0.60%
DOW 16,880.360 arrow -31.800 -0.20%
NASDAQ 4,462.900 arrow 20.200 0.50%
FTSE 6,773.440 arrow -34.300 -0.50%
NIKKEI 15,646.230 arrow 28.200 0.20%
H-SENG 24,732.210 arrow 91.700 0.40%

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Indices Top Movers Currencies
CGF 0.140 arrow -0.028 -16.67%
OGC 3.430 arrow -0.470 -12.05%
PGC 0.355 arrow 0.025 7.58%
BLT 0.017 arrow 0.001 6.25%
MCK 1.270 arrow 0.070 5.83%
GXH 1.650 arrow 0.090 5.77%
CRP 0.230 arrow -0.010 -4.17%

Price as at 6:50 pm, 31 Jul

Indices Top Movers Currencies
Australian Dollar 0.913
Euro 0.635
British Pound 0.503
Hong Kong Dollar 6.590
Japanese Yen 87.470
Singapore Dollar 1.061
US Dollar 0.851

Price as at 7:20 pm, 31 Jul

Xero sales up 81pc

Xero Sales grow, but the cloud-based accounting firm is burning through the cash.

Fishing practices outlawed

Parliament has outlawed the practices behind slave-like fishing practices in New Zealand waters.

Whittakers recall chocolate slabs

Property market slowing?

South African insurer opens doors

home insurance South African insurer Youi has started selling house, contents and car cover over the internet in New Zealand.

Westpac wins best-value gong

The red bank's digital offerings won praise from ratings agency Canstar.

Health insurance revamp

Taxes on savings 'fairness' issue

KiwiSavers warned on fees

Fees are easier to compare under a new reporting regime, and big differences have been found.

A new generation of job-seekers

generation y Almost three-quarters of Gen Y-ers use their smartphone when looking for jobs.

Selling your business to a client

When you're ready to make an exit, can you make the ultimate sale to one of your customers?

New head for SODA Inc.

'Society-changing' firm wins big

Cheesemakers raise the bar

Wairarapa sheep farmers become pioneers in their field.

NZ helps protect Pacific fisheries

Pacific Islands Forum NZ is committed to monitoring illegal fishing in the Pacific, Foreign Minister Murray McCully says.

Wanna buy a giant gherkin?

One of London's most recognisable office buildings, that last changed hands for £600 million, is for sale.

Aussie rate cut on the cards

Big fine for Russia asset grab

Strong rebound for US economy

Growth comes in ahead of expectations as consumers step up spending and businesses restock.

Stop building castles in the air

Chalkie Why Chalkie thinks lines company regulation is a waste of effort.

This is law-making 'at its worst'

Any law, including tax law, should be clear, unambiguous and prospective.

Focus on health and safety sharpens

The best seats in the house

Xero leading way in Australia

The time is right for New Zealand tech companies to expand into Australia.

Councillor angry over living wage

Len Brown Poor chairing by mayor last year the reason living wage didn't pass through council, councillor says.

Sexually harassed worker paid $20K

Timaru businessman sexually harassed and wrongfully dismissed a former staffer.

Air NZ boss blasts staff

Tribunal censures estate agent

Caring, sharing firms preferred

People are increasingly choosing to work for employers who are caring, sharing and environmentally aware, report says.

Boardroom identity

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

Unfinished business

The great battles of feminism may be over, but women still have plenty to fight for in the quest for equality.

What power the female vote?

Working in a man's world

Vote: Emerging Leaders

Five finalists have been selected for the 2014 Women of Influence Emerging Leader category. Vote now!

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.

Wild wind behind rural fires

Fire Service firefighters generic Firefighters kept busy as winds up to 130kmh level powerlines and fuel scrub fires over Canterbury.

Time to trim the fat

Fonterra's forecasted milk price cut brings warning to farmers to trim the fat and pay close attention to operational costs.

Working dogs in demand

Extended burning ban unlikely

Sheep milk - better for ewe

Sheep milk holds out the promise of being a potential money maker for New Zealand farmers, with the bonus of a lower ecological impact.

Yearning to be free

David Slack Have Auckland Transport stumbled upon a truth universally acknowledged?

Sainsbury's fund lamb R&D

UK supermarket giant Sainsbury's is funding a small Dunedin agri-tech company.

How to make it in America

Conquering the C word

Steven Blackburn: How I keep well

Xbox New Zealand's manager Steven Blackburn enjoys the physical and mental release of trail running.

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Australian Dollar 0.914
Euro 0.636
British Pound 0.503
Hong Kong Dollar 6.597
Japanese Yen 87.540
Singapore Dollar 1.062
US Dollar 0.852

Prices as at 6:50 pm, 31 Jul