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Boutique grows into bigger store

Southland Times photo A Bluff fashion boutique is re-opening its doors in a new location.

Being paid when taking a day off

Money and minimum wage OPINION: We have had several questions recently about what an employer has to pay an employee who takes a day's leave, be it annual leave, public holiday, alternative day, sick leave or bereavement leave.

Hair salon aims for sustainability

Opulence Men and women will have a new spot for trim with a new salon opening in Wanaka next week.

Search goes global

truck generic There is a major shortage of truck drivers throughout Southland, sparking a worldwide search to find more.

Easing the struggle of small business

Scott Whyte Memo to retired and successful business people in Eastern Southland - you are needed.

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,253.231 arrow -6.276 -0.12%
ASX200 5,264.220 arrow -49.200 -0.90%
DOW 17,071.220 arrow -41.900 -0.30%
NASDAQ 4,505.850 arrow -6.300 -0.10%
FTSE 6,646.600 arrow -2.800 0.00%
NIKKEI 16,310.640 arrow 80.800 0.50%
H-SENG 23,229.210 arrow -449.200 -1.90%

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Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
MGL 0.170 arrow 0.015 9.68%
BLT 0.023 arrow 0.001 4.55%
BFW 2.600 arrow -0.100 -3.70%
XRO 21.600 arrow 0.600 2.86%
PGC 0.390 arrow 0.010 2.63%
PPL 0.420 arrow 0.010 2.44%
MHI 1.250 arrow -0.030 -2.34%

Price as at 6:49 pm, 30 Sep

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.890
Euro 0.614
British Pound 0.479
Hong Kong Dollar 6.050
Japanese Yen 85.250
Singapore Dollar 0.992
US Dollar 0.779

Price as at 8:50 pm, 30 Sep

Russian trade deal in limbo

Tim Groser NZ almost finalised an agreement with Russia, Belarus and Kazakhstan before the Crimean and Ukraine crises stalled talks.

Mortgage brakes misplaced

One year in, controversial home loan restrictions are working but at the expense of first-home buyers.

Boss' pay rise defended

No warm fuzzies if taxpayers lose