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MARKETWEEK: Some smart deals highlight the week

By WARREN HEAD The news flow was dominated this week by the currency and moneymarkets. Will Greece get it together or ...

Westpac Weekly Insight: Parting ways

Westpac Chief Economist Dominick Stephens presents economic insights in this bite-sized weekly video."This week we explore why regions of New ...

Strong momentum by Air New Zealand

The strong earnings momentum by Air New Zealand has has continued in the second half of the year, and showed ...

Guidance from Veritas Group

Veritas Group has released market guidance showing the current plan is for the group to achieve underlying net profit ...
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[Updated] Briscoe Group today announced it has acquired a 19.9% shareholding in Kathmandu Holdings - a leading retailer of clothing and equipment for travel and adventure with stores predominantly in New Zealand and Australia. ...
Completion of capital raising

Allied Farmers has completed ts capital raising with a share placement ...



Internal amalgamation at Teamtalk

NZX-listed telco TeamTalk has successfully completed its bank refinancing with Westpac and is also internally resructuring. ...



Briscoe Group takes 19.9% holding in Kathmandu image

[Updated] Briscoe Group today announced it has acquired a 19.9% shareholding in Kathmandu Holdings - a leading retailer of clothing and equipment for travel and adventure with stores predominantly in New Zealand and Australia. ...



Smiths City holds sales

Smiths City Group recorded a net profit $8m for the March year, an increase of 95.1%, with revenue of $221.54m up 0.64%. ...



Pushpay secures R&D Project Grant

Pushpay Holdings has secured a Research and Development (R&D) Project Grant from Callaghan Innovation. ...



MARKETWEEK: Some smart deals highlight the week image

By WARREN HEAD The news flow was dominated this week by the currency and moneymarkets. Will Greece get it together or is ‘Grexit’ on the way? So for equities it was a bumpy road. ...



RCG Retail & Property Review: Iwi property groups and their approach to commercial property image

Despite what some people may think, the property arms of each iwi are independent, and they operate as commercial organisations. ...



Westpac Weekly Insight: Parting ways image

Westpac Chief Economist Dominick Stephens presents economic insights in this bite-sized weekly video."This week we explore why regions of New Zealand have been experiencing such divergent fortunes in recent years... and, sadly, we predict that ...



RCG Retail & Property Review: Certain retail groups are living in uncertain times image

Certain retail groups must be living in uncertain times. The categories that could be under threat include apparel, footwear, travel, books and DIY. This is demonstrated by the decline in popularity of Pumpkin Patch, further ...



MARKETWEEK: Winter pruning after high-flying half year image

By WARREN HEAD Market volatility has intensified this month and the week past saw the New Zealand sharemarket down for four day before Friday’s 32 point bounce. ...



Solid losses on ASX image

Every sector measured by the ASX suffered solid losses on Monday. The Australian sharemarket a six-month low, falling for a third straight day as investors consider a possible Greek exit from the Eurozone, said Tom ...



Weak close for Australian market image

Australian shares remained hamstrung on Friday as investors considered the possibilities relating Greece and how the picture might play out over the weekend. ...



Further losses on Aussie market image

Australian shares extended their losses this afternoon to finish lower for the first time in a week, said Steven Daghlian at CommSec. ...



Higher close for ASX image

Australian shares improved further this afternoon to close near the best levels of the day, said CommSec market analyst Steven Daghlian. .” ...



ASX up from weak spot image

The ASX 200 recovered from early weakness to post a modest gain by the close of trade. ...



Difficult day for the Aussie market image

Australian shares improved this afternoon to finish the session 0.8 per cent lower. At its worst levels the local market was down by 1.5 per cent, said CommSec analyst Steven Daghlian ...



[PREMIUM CLUB] Kathmandu result preview image

Retailer Kathmandu Holdings will be reporting on 24 March. What analysts are expecting. Read on. ...



[PREMIUM CLUB] Fonterra Shareholders’ Fund previewed image

A favourable commodity input cost environment likely to continue for Fonterra Shareholders’ Fund, comment equity analysts ahead of the 1H15F on Wednesday 25 March. ...



Forecast below consensus

[PREMIUM] Synlait Milk’s NPAT guidance was lifted this week but has been followed by two days of sell-off of the share price. ...



Outlook for gold

[PREMIUM] With the international price of gold retreating (and leading to job losses of 25% at OceanaGold's Macrae's mine), what do analysts see as the direction for gold this year? ...



Long end of rates curve flattened

NZ swaps closed down 2-9bps yesterday with notable flattening of the curve. US 10-year yields trade at 2.35% this morning, having touched 2.40% intra-night. ...



Markets ignore the Greek crisis

NZ swaps closed little changed on Friday. On Friday night, US and German yields pushed higher. ...



Flatter yield curve

There was a slight flattening of the NZ curve yesterday. Overnight, US 10-year yields traded up to 2.42% before returning to 2.39%. ...



Transpower rate for bond issue

Following the successful bookbuild process for its bond offer, Transpower New Zealand confirmed today that the offer has closed and the full issue amount of $50m plus oversubscriptions of $25m has been allocated to the ...



Swaps close higher

NZ swaps closed up 1-2bps yesterday, in the absence of domestic data releases. Overnight, US 10-year yields traded between 2.37% and 2.41% ...





Strong recovery by euro

The ‘safe haven’ JPY and CHF were amongst the strongest performers since the end of last week. Still, overnight the EUR/USD has staged a strong recovery, aid Kymberly Martin at BNZ Markets ...



Back to normality on markets

Markets unwound some of their initial ‘knee-jerk’ response following the breakdown in negotiations between Greece and its creditors through the London session, said ANZ ...



Anzac currencies weaker over weekend

The AUD and NZD were the weakest performers on Friday. Their performance at the start of the week is unlikely to be helped by the Greek turn of event over the weekend, said Kymberly Martin ...



Greek debt talks derailed

Greece negotiations were derailed by the calling of a referendum by Greek PM Tsipras to vote on creditors’ proposals, said Philip Borkin, senior economist at NZ. ...



Trade data may restrain Kiwi

The upcoming New Zealand trade figures may keep the NZ dollar below US$0.696, said Mark Smith, senior economist at ANZ ...



Property Institute warns of ‘apartment bubble’

Property Institute of New Zealand Chief Executive, Ashley Church, is warning of an ‘apartment bubble’ as the likely consequence of two seemingly unrelated responses to house price inflation in the Auckland property market. ...



Auckland's dominance only strengthening

By Geoff Barnett Respected and independent property information company, CoreLogic, recently compiled and analysed some extensive data which backs up some real estate commentary but at the same time dispels a few commonly held assumptions ...



Four new projects by Goodman

Goodman (NZ) Ltd, the Manager of Goodman Property Trust, is commencing four new industrial projects in Auckland. ...



Reserve Bank's squeeze on Auckland property image

In a new consultation paper the Reserve Bank expects tighter restrictions on investors will reduce Auckland housing market transactions by around 7% over their first year, “around a 20% decline in property purchases by ...



New restraints slammed by Property Investors

“The rental property industry almost got through a week without a new regulation making it harder to provide tenants with homes”, said Andrew King, Executive Officer of the NZ Property Investors’ Federation. “However at ten ...



Dairy at new low - dollar quiet

Dairy prices hit their lowest level in six years last night but the rate of decline in the latest Dairy Trade auction was the smallest in months. The dollar was only slightly lower on the ...



Fonterra collects less and more

Fonterra milk collection in New Zealand was 3% lower in January 2015 but is 3% higher for the season to date. ...



Copper price in tretreat

Copper has been the big mover of the last 24 hours, reports the ANZ this morning. ...



Commodities lower over 2014

The ANZ Commodity Price Index fell a further 4.4% in December – the tenth consecutive monthly decrease in the index. ...



Oil prices fall further

World oil prices fell on Friday in thin, holiday-affected trade. Metal priceds wqere also down, reports CommSc. Howevertm, gold has increased in value. ...




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