Business

Rod Drury

Call to unlock broadband content

A range of obstacles could slow down ultrafast broadband.

SOE sales an election punt

The arguments put up for asset sales are easily knocked over.

Property shake-out

Bank losses to crystallise in development loan sale.

HIH case goes to Australia

The Australian courts are to decide whether the New Zealand subsidiary of failed insurer HIH Australia owes $277 million to investors on that side of the Tasman.

Few details in Mana tax plan

A pledge to introduce a transactions tax is uncosted.

Indices

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,153.963 arrow 11.041 0.21%
ASX200 5,531.000 arrow 13.200 0.20%
DOW 16,501.650 arrow -12.700 -0.10%
NASDAQ 4,126.970 arrow -34.500 -0.80%
FTSE 6,674.740 arrow -7.000 -0.10%
NIKKEI 14,404.990 arrow -141.300 -1.00%
H-SENG 22,509.640 arrow -221.000 -1.00%
NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

Top Movers

  PRICE MOVEMENT
SEK 2.630 arrow -0.360 -12.04%
RNS 0.145 arrow 0.013 9.85%
SPY 0.320 arrow -0.030 -8.57%
CGF 0.170 arrow 0.010 6.25%
RBC 0.370 arrow 0.020 5.71%
PEB 1.060 arrow -0.060 -5.36%
RAK 0.205 arrow 0.010 5.13%
Price as at 6:36 pm, 24 Apr

Currencies

RATE
Australian Dollar 0.927
Euro 0.621
British Pound 0.512
Hong Kong Dollar 6.664
Japanese Yen 88.040
Singapore Dollar 1.081
US Dollar 0.860
Price as at 8:50 pm, 24 Apr

ANZ first to raise rates

mortgage rates ANZ blinks first after the RBNZ lifted the official cash rate today. | More interest rate rises expected

79 mill jobs to go

A worker laid off as part of the Southern Cross Forest Product mill closure says more than just low log prices are to blame.

Ross banned by accountants

'Stars aligned' for NZ business

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