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Waikato confidence stays steady

	 Economic confidence Regional economic confidence among Waikato households slid slightly in the September quarter.

Paper Plus downsizes, gets cozy with cafe

Paper Plus The idea of kicking back with a great book and a coffee partly inspired Paper Plus' move at The Base

Whatawhata block for sale by tender

Annandale farm A 515-hectare finishing and dairy support farm near Hamilton has been placed on the market for sale.

Meat shortage looms

roast beef Expect to pay more for your next juicy barbecue steak as a world meat shortage looms.

Dairy company 'holding steady'

Dairy cows. A drive for specialised dairy products has paid off for Tatua Co-operative Dairy Company.

  VALUE MOVEMENT
NZX50 5,244.044 arrow -30.539 -0.58%
ASX200 5,334.130 arrow 41.300 0.80%
DOW 16,804.710 arrow -238.200 -1.40%
NASDAQ 4,422.090 arrow -71.300 -1.60%
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%
SGL 0.112 arrow 0.011 10.89%
CGF 0.150 arrow -0.015 -9.09%
NTL 0.015 arrow 0.001 7.14%
BLT 0.025 arrow 0.001 4.17%

Price as at 6:50 pm, 2 Oct

Indices Top Movers Currencies
RATE
Australian Dollar 0.897
Euro 0.624
British Pound 0.486
Hong Kong Dollar 6.118
Japanese Yen 85.760
Singapore Dollar 1.003
US Dollar 0.788

Price as at 8:50 pm, 2 Oct

Paper Plus downsizes, gets cozy with cafe

Paper Plus The idea of kicking back with a great book and a coffee partly inspired Paper Plus' move at The Base

Whatawhata block for sale by tender

A 515-hectare finishing and dairy support farm near Hamilton has been placed on the market for sale.

Brewery spreads to Ham East

A home for wine lovers and cyclists

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