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Lorneville stock sale

Sheep Firm demand occurred for a small yarding of prime sheep, large yarding of cattle and medium yarding of bobby calves at this week's Lorneville sale.

Employers can become victims

Mary-Jane Thomas OPINION: The Employment Relations Authority in Christchurch recently issued a determination that clearly reiterated the rules around 90-day trial periods and how employers can become victims of trying to rely on this particular piece of legislation.

Rope firm cuts staff

Job cuts, jobless, redundancies Dunedin manufacturing firm Donaghys is to lay off almost half its staff, blaming a weak economy.

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.

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,254.603 arrow -19.980 -0.38%
ASX200 5,334.130 arrow 41.300 0.80%
DOW 17,042.900 arrow -28.300 -0.20%
NASDAQ 4,493.390 arrow -12.500 -0.30%
FTSE 6,557.520 arrow -65.200 -1.00%
NIKKEI 16,082.250 arrow -91.300 -0.60%
H-SENG 22,932.980 arrow -296.200 -1.30%

NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

Indices Top Movers Currencies
  PRICE MOVEMENT
FIN 2.540 arrow 0.800 45.98%
WDT 0.100 arrow -0.015 -13.04%
ALF 0.090 arrow 0.010 12.50%
NTL 0.015 arrow 0.001 7.14%
BLT 0.025 arrow 0.001 4.17%
CVT 4.150 arrow 0.150 3.75%
GPG 0.580 arrow -0.020 -3.33%

Price as at 3:10 pm, 2 Oct

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.891
Euro 0.619
British Pound 0.483
Hong Kong Dollar 6.066
Japanese Yen 85.210
Singapore Dollar 0.994
US Dollar 0.782

Price as at 2:50 pm, 2 Oct

Vodafone hits the red

russell stanners Vodafone NZ has reported a $28 million annual loss and warned there's more to come.

Fonterra denies stink

Fonterra has pleaded not guilty to dumping of millions of litres of milk byproduct.

Forced annual leave not fair

House asking prices dip