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Jacob's Creek New Zealand wine companies are ratcheting up their use of an Australian government rebate.

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ASX200 5,433.060 arrow 17.200 0.30%
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FTSE 6,837.920 arrow 18.600 0.30%
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H-SENG 24,306.160 arrow 137.400 0.60%

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SLG 0.100 arrow -0.012 -10.71%
PIL 0.050 arrow 0.004 8.70%
SEA 0.022 arrow 0.001 4.76%
KMD 3.090 arrow 0.140 4.75%
GXH 1.900 arrow 0.070 3.83%
CAV 1.050 arrow -0.040 -3.67%
VCT 2.640 arrow 0.080 3.13%

Price as at 6:50 pm, 19 Sep

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.911
Euro 0.634
British Pound 0.499
Hong Kong Dollar 6.304
Japanese Yen 88.700
Singapore Dollar 1.030
US Dollar 0.813

Price as at 8:10 pm, 20 Sep

New mortgage brake possible

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Westpac's magic formula

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No guts, no glory for Xero boss

Smarts drive Air NZ success

New mortgage brake possible

house for sale The Reserve Bank is pushing a new way of restricting mortgage lending.

Bank helps families in debt

An Otahuhu pilot project that helps get people off high-interest loans is being extended.

How to speak money

Retirement is not a full-stop

Face Value: Mayor on the money

Wellington Mayor Celia Wade-Brown enjoys the simple things in life.

Get your brand on the racks

Harvey Nichols Having your product picked up by a department store is a big coup. So how do you get your brand in the door?

Entrepreneurs nervous about vote

Their economic outlook remains positive but the election and chances of a change in government and new policy agendas prompts some caution.

Get up and running lean

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Jyoti Morningstar: How I keep well

The founder of yoga fashion brand We’ar stays healthy by doing yoga, swimming and surfing.

Socialite proud of banned ad

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No longer Crazy Jack Ma

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Alibaba IPO prices at top end

Tax crackdown a step closer

Celtic tiger roars again

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The business of enslaving hearts

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GCSB clarifies 'Project Speargun'

Government Communications Security Bureau tightens its defence over claims of mass surveillance.

Status quo for employment law

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Aussie CEO pay down but still too high

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Act breach costs $20,000

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Firms warned over migrant fees

Many employers are not aware migrant staff are paying off fees up to $13,000 to come to NZ.

Victory over fine print

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Corporate social responsibility lags

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Rising through the ranks

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CEOs Uncovered: Victoria Crone

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Stories to tell young women

Heaphy in Women of Influence finals

Olympian drives prefab growth

Former snowboarder Pamela Bell knows all about trailblazing and is applying the lessons learned to her new cause.

Cementing China connection

Leeann Watson, general manager of Canterbury Employers Chamber of Commerce The Canterbury Chamber of Commerce signs a co-operation agreement with a Chinese business.

Airways strikes deal in China

State-owned air traffic controller will train 200 Chinese air traffic control staff.

NZ's allure grows for Chinese

Alibaba's unassuming lieutenant

Alibaba IPO prices at top end

The Chinese e-commerce giant prices its initial public offering at US$68 a share, raising US$21.8 billion.

Money's not everything

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Swede risk creates planting dilemma

Farmers are receiving mixed signals about selling the HT swede variety, which has been linked to the illness and deaths of hundreds of cows.

GM on the agenda

Synlait focused on future

Wine subsidies outrage

New Zealand wine companies are ratcheting up their use of an Australian government rebate.

Greenlane Biogas sold for $25 million

Sharon Hunter A publicly listed British company has purchased a Kiwi biogas business rescued out of receivership.

Jyoti Morningstar: How I keep well

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ACG expands further offshore

Moving your business to the US

Firm finds foundations for growth

An environmentally friendly way of boxing foundations is proving great business for a Canterbury firm.

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Australian Dollar 0.911
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British Pound 0.499
Hong Kong Dollar 6.304
Japanese Yen 88.700
Singapore Dollar 1.030
US Dollar 0.813

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