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Renaissance

Renaissance hits target

As well as winning beer award, Renaissance Brewery raises over half a million dollars through crowdfunding.

Law firms see perks in teaming up

Construction is under way at Blenheim law firm Wain & Naysmith to make way for five new staff members as it prepares to absorb fellow firm Crichton Loach Lawyers.

Smaller regions need help: Joyce

It is important that government agencies help export businesses in smaller regional economies such as Marlborough, Science and Innovation Minister Steven Joyce says

Help yourself ... to a theft charge

Sneaky shoppers who pinch a lolly or two from the pick and mix aisles risk a shoplifting charge, says supermarket owner.

Top of the South economy falters

Nelson-Marlborough one of nine regions where economic activity shrank in the June quarter.

Indices

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,243.700 arrow 48.070 0.92%
ASX200 5,651.200 arrow 13.600 0.20%
DOW 17,106.700 arrow 29.800 0.20%
NASDAQ 4,570.640 arrow 13.300 0.30%
FTSE 6,822.760 arrow 47.500 0.70%
NIKKEI 15,521.220 arrow -92.000 -0.60%
H-SENG 25,074.500 arrow -92.400 -0.40%
NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

Top Movers

  PRICE MOVEMENT
BLT 0.022 arrow -0.004 -15.38%
NTL 0.011 arrow 0.001 10.00%
WDT 0.110 arrow 0.010 10.00%
SLG 0.100 arrow -0.010 -9.09%
SCY 0.530 arrow 0.040 8.16%
PEB 0.800 arrow 0.060 8.11%
ACY 6.990 arrow 0.340 5.11%
Price as at 6:36 pm, 27 Aug

Currencies

RATE
Australian Dollar 0.897
Euro 0.635
British Pound 0.506
Hong Kong Dollar 6.490
Japanese Yen 87.030
Singapore Dollar 1.045
US Dollar 0.837
Price as at 8:50 pm, 27 Aug

Fair fares demanded

John Key Prime Minister John Key says he has raised issue of high regional airfares with Air NZ boss.

Fonterra's China move

Dairy giant to spend $1.2 billion on a global partnership with a Chinese company and boosting production capacity here.

Ruling alters quake payouts

TeamTalk reports net loss

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