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Kiwi gets a boost

Nz dollars NZ dollar jumps against the aussie after soft data casts doubt on rate rises across the Tasman.

Court orders $14m to Maori land trust

Court A Maori businesswoman who made the New Year's honours list plans to appeal against a court decision ordering her to pay almost $14.5 million to a Maori land trust.

Migration boom rolls on

Passport. Strong migration will support the housing market as interest rates rise, but not enough.

Georgie Pie serves McDonald's well

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Macraes mine collapse investigated

Goldmining continues at OceanaGold’s Fraser’s underground mine, North Otago, part of its work at Macraes Flat. WorkSafe NZ will look into a massive slip that forced a shutdown of the country's largest goldmine.

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ASX200 5,517.800 arrow 38.500 0.70%
DOW 16,514.370 arrow 65.100 0.40%
NASDAQ 4,161.460 arrow 39.900 1.00%
FTSE 6,681.760 arrow 56.500 0.90%
NIKKEI 14,546.270 arrow 157.500 1.10%
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Indices Top Movers Currencies
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TRS 0.007 arrow 0.003 75.00%
PPG 0.070 arrow -0.018 -20.45%
NWF 0.080 arrow 0.009 12.68%
CGF 0.160 arrow -0.020 -11.11%
SEK 2.990 arrow 0.290 10.74%
HLG 3.400 arrow 0.200 6.25%
VML 0.022 arrow 0.001 4.76%

Price as at 6:37 pm, 23 Apr

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.926
Euro 0.621
British Pound 0.511
Hong Kong Dollar 6.662
Japanese Yen 88.050
Singapore Dollar 1.079
US Dollar 0.860

Price as at 8:50 pm, 23 Apr

Court orders $14m to Maori land trust

Court A Maori businesswoman who made the New Year's honours list plans to appeal against a court decision ordering her to pay almost $14.5 million to a Maori land trust.

Georgie Pie serves McDonald's well

Relaunch of Georgie Pie helps boost fast food chain's sales, but annual profit is down.

Kiwi gets a boost

Cebu plans direct NZ flights

Small property investors hit

mortgage "Mum and Dad" property investors could be hit by the next raft of clampdowns on mortgage lending.

Easter shopping sweet

Retailers had an extra sweet Easter this year in the capital, with spending up by more than $2 million from the holiday weekend last year.

Coffee truck business fills niche

Kiwi investors take new interest

Not ready for $5 coffee

If the prospect of a price rise has you spluttering into your latte, you can try to keep the cost down.

Designer gets China invite

Laurel Judd Napier designer Laurel Judd is undecided about attending PLITZS New York Fashion Week, to be held this year in China.

Not a cent for photo seen worldwide

A snap of the royal family could be the most-viewed image ever taken by a New Zealander.

Research key to B2B success in Australia

Liquor licence lunacy

Jewellers feel 'Kate effect'

Tory & Ko see interest increase 100-fold after they supplied pieces for the Duchess of Cambridge.

Aussie inflation softer than expected

Australian dollars Low Australian inflation takes pressure off the RBA for an interest rate hike later this year.

Key figure in US fraud avoids prison

Former bank executive was a co-operating witness in a probe of the US$3.7 trillion municipal bond market.

Japan and US trade talks struggle

Exxon works to reopen UK pipeline

I could have done better: Bernanke

Ben Bernanke regrets that the public thinks the Fed favoured Wall Street over High Street.

Benefits of nuclear radiation

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The importance of traction

A private equity mate talks about the six "Ps" of pitching - prior planning prevents piss-poor performance.

Rethinking the numbers

Shock news: Greens favour privatisation

Deal creating $55m seems magical

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Can gossip be a force for good?

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My good friend failure

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Say goodbye to the paper CV

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CTU forestry probe applauded

Widow feels the deadly forestry industry shouldn't be let off the hook over her husband's death.

Uni deal first step to research centre

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China's shoemakers on strike

One of China's biggest strikes has stretched into its second week and spread from one province to another.

China's matchmaker

China's credit falls

Designer gets China invite

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New plant starts production

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'Massive task' ahead

Farmers and grapegrowers along the South Island's East Coast are facing a huge clean-up task.

'Albino' kumara grown

Scoping-out plan is a winner

Exports down, value up

The value of New Zealand's lamb exports rose 11 per cent in the first half of the 2013-14 year, despite fewer lambs.

Fishing for Asia's fine diners

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Tech catches startup off guard

Serial entrepreneur Melissa Clark-Reynolds reveals the reason she shut down her startup MiniMonos

Rethinking Chinese tourism

Kiwis still love indie bookstores

Kiwis howling for healthier hotdogs

Giving the humble hotdog a makeover is opening doors nationwide for a Canterbury food business.

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Australian Dollar 0.926
Euro 0.621
British Pound 0.511
Hong Kong Dollar 6.662
Japanese Yen 88.050
Singapore Dollar 1.079
US Dollar 0.860

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