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Kiwis buying more offshore

Online shopping cart Online purchases from overseas sites rose 11 per cent from July last year while domestic online sales grew by just 5 per cent.

Allied Farmers back in black

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Bloggers targeted journalist

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APN mulls NZX float

apn Media business APN New Zealand, which owns the NZ Herald and The Radio Network, could list on the NZX.

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,215.401 arrow -7.902 -0.15%
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
  PRICE MOVEMENT
PPP 0.060 arrow -0.019 -24.05%
ALF 0.079 arrow 0.014 21.54%
WDT 0.090 arrow -0.020 -18.18%
NWF 0.050 arrow -0.006 -10.71%
NTL 0.010 arrow -0.001 -9.09%
GFL 0.023 arrow -0.002 -8.00%
RAK 0.280 arrow -0.020 -6.67%

Price as at 6:36 pm, 1 Sep

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.898
Euro 0.638
British Pound 0.504
Hong Kong Dollar 6.500
Japanese Yen 87.370
Singapore Dollar 1.048
US Dollar 0.839

Price as at 8:50 pm, 1 Sep

Allied Farmers back in black

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Kiwis buying more offshore

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Downgrade no cause for alarm

Little Shop 'harming children'

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Small business ups and downs

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Grand expansion plans

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New woes for 'worst' karaoke bar

Dream mushroomed

Best foot forward for Minx

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Aussie watchdog sues Valve

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Good news for US economy

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Buffet's tick of approval

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Forex dealing remains 'dark art' in NZ

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Distractions from NZ Inc's real digital meat

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Building a bigger wage slip

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Cutting business failure

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Foreign land sales hotly debated

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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.

Cuts destroy team

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'Appalling behaviour'

A Morrinsville farming company boss allegedly offered regional council inspectors kickbacks.

Better prepared for wind

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Australian Dollar 0.898
Euro 0.638
British Pound 0.504
Hong Kong Dollar 6.500
Japanese Yen 87.370
Singapore Dollar 1.048
US Dollar 0.839

Prices as at 8:50 pm, 1 Sep