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  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,090.549 arrow 14.264 0.28%
ASX200 5,420.300 arrow 32.100 0.60%
DOW 16,262.560 arrow 89.300 0.60%
NASDAQ 4,034.160 arrow 11.500 0.30%
FTSE 6,541.610 arrow -42.200 -0.60%
NIKKEI 14,417.680 arrow 420.900 3.00%
H-SENG 22,671.260 arrow -367.500 -1.60%

NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
TRS 0.004 arrow 0.001 33.33%
DIL 4.450 arrow 0.400 9.88%
SDL 0.410 arrow -0.040 -8.89%
PEB 1.150 arrow 0.080 7.48%
WDT 0.145 arrow 0.010 7.41%
DPC 0.230 arrow 0.015 6.98%
SLG 0.135 arrow -0.010 -6.90%

Price as at 6:38 pm, 16 Apr

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.921
Euro 0.622
British Pound 0.512
Hong Kong Dollar 6.678
Japanese Yen 88.060
Singapore Dollar 1.078
US Dollar 0.860

Price as at 8:50 pm, 16 Apr

Fortune unfrozen

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SCF joined scheme despite concerns

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Auckland civic building faces demolition

Director opposes RGREL liquidation

Shoebox units 'good' for Auckland

Martin Dunn Allowing 20sqm units would let cash-strapped buyers get apartments for $140,000, property expert says.

Cheap as date-expired chips

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$385 chocolate bunny

Fraudster jailed over job scam

Track and reward driver app

Insurer Tower launches an app that rewards safe drivers with cheaper vehicle insurance premiums.

What the doctor ordered

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Money not top of the list

Making a lot of money is not the main focus for half of NZ's small business owners.

Proving the draw of quality

Butcher's survival strategy

High St 'paralysed' by indecision

A fed-up Christchurch central-city business owner says Cera is blocking progress.

$53b US cable merger backed

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Euro hedge funds booming

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Yellen bares her teeth on regulation

Bridgestone executive in court

China's credit falls

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Hutson in comeback mode

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'We don't know how lucky we are'

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New crowdfunding player

NZX must act on gender quotas

Ridge claim 'hopeless'

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China's credit falls

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China set to elevate environment

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Plant waits for nod

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Gangs arrive but no police

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T&G buys Apollo Apples for $36m

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Cheaper milk on the way

Clinton lambs rate well

Rain frustrates wine industry

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Technology catches startup off guard

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Kiwis still love indie bookstores

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Lorde of the jewels

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Rethinking Chinese tourism

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Australian Dollar 0.921
Euro 0.622
British Pound 0.512
Hong Kong Dollar 6.678
Japanese Yen 88.060
Singapore Dollar 1.078
US Dollar 0.860

Prices as at 8:50 pm, 16 Apr