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 5,546.880 arrow -22.810 -0.41%
ASX200 5,040.600 arrow 12.800 0.30%
DOW 16,374.760 arrow 23.400 0.10%
NASDAQ 4,733.500 arrow -16.500 -0.40%
FTSE 6,194.100 arrow 110.800 1.80%
NIKKEI 17,792.160 arrow -390.200 -2.20%
H-SENG 20,934.940 arrow -250.500 -1.20%
NZX50 20 min delay, others last close

Top Movers

  PRICE MOVEMENT
VIL 0.550 arrow 0.050 10.00%
WDT 0.050 arrow -0.005 -9.09%
CAV 0.490 arrow 0.040 8.89%
PPP 0.038 arrow -0.003 -7.32%
OGC 2.690 arrow -0.110 -3.93%
CMO 5.900 arrow 0.200 3.51%
ALF 0.055 arrow -0.002 -3.51%
Price as at 6:36 pm, 4 Sep

Currencies

RATE
Australian Dollar 0.913
Euro 0.572
British Pound 0.418
Hong Kong Dollar 4.940
Japanese Yen 75.860
Singapore Dollar 0.903
US Dollar 0.637
Price as at 8:50 pm, 4 Sep

Media players eye global threat

TVNZ boss Kevin Kenrick says it could forge new partnerships to make full use of its international rights.

Petricevic's release challenged

SST wants to stop former Bridgecorp boss Rod Petricevic's release from jail.

BNZ salvo may soon be returned

Dispute over $10 note design

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