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Kathmandu has strong sales patch

Kathmandu Holdings today announced sales of $84.1m YTD to 16 November 2014, a rise of 18.6% compared with the corresponding ...

F&P Healthcare has record half year

Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation today announced record net profit after tax of NZ$48.9 million for the half year, an ...

Arvida launches IPO

Arvida Group Ltd a new national retirement village group to comprise 17 retirement villages and aged care facilities located in ...

MARKETWEEK: A breezy start to the summer season

By WARREN HEAD Just where is the New Zealand sharemarket headed for the 2014-15 summer season? So far progress has been ...
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By WARREN HEAD The countdown to Christmas has begun and the race between retailers to catch an early wave of consumers promises to be cut-throat with another intense round of discounting. Investors too are seeing ...
Scales paying interim

The directors of listed agribusiness company Scales Corporation announced a 3c per share fully imputed interim dividend payable for the 2014 financial year on 19 December 2014. ...




Kathmandu has strong sales patch image

Kathmandu Holdings today announced sales of $84.1m YTD to 16 November 2014, a rise of 18.6% compared with the corresponding period last year. ...



Guidance from Cavalier

At Cavalier Corporation’s pre-Annual Meeting Board meeting today, directors concluded that their current estimate of normalised tax-paid earnings for the 2015 year was in the range of $1 million to $4 million. ...



Initial orderson NZOG capital return

New Zealand Oil & Gas has received initial orders from the High Court to seek shareholder approval to return approximately $60m of capital to its shareholders. ...



Market Week : A time to discount to make the sale? image

By WARREN HEAD The countdown to Christmas has begun and the race between retailers to catch an early wave of consumers promises to be cut-throat with another intense round of discounting. Investors too are seeing ...



Westpac Weekly Insight - More bang for your buck image

With low inflation making their dollars go further, and amid signs of a housing market revival, consumers are spending up. The Reserve Bank won’t spoil the party for a while yet, but expect reminders that ...



RCG Retail & Property Review: Who benefits from increased migration? image

New Zealand’s population is growing faster than it has for a long time, thanks to net immigration running at record levels. ...



MARKET WEEK: How low can we go with the CPI and Kiwi? image

By WARREN HEAD The New Zealand CPI inflation release rather stunned bank economists and will have also had the Reserve Bank thinking hard. ...



Consumer inflation undershoots

Consumer prices rose by 0.3% in the September quarter, once again undershooting market expectations of a 0.5% increase, and below even our bottom of the range forecast of a 0.4% rise. ...



Chinese snap move jolts Aussie market upwards image

Australian shares have surged on Monday with the ASX 200 Index up 1.1% and closing above 5350pts. ...



Aussie market still under water image

The Australian sharemarket has finished the session weaker for a fifth straight day. ...



Orion Health’s ‘sweet spot’ image

By WARREN HEAD Orion Health is in a ‘sweet spot’ to win market share in the massive global healthcare information markets, the company’s chairman Andrew Ferrier said during the run-up to the Initial Public Offer that ...



Aussie shares extend losses image

Australian shares extended their losses this afternoon with hefty losses from the miners a major drag, said Steven Daghlian, market analyst at CommSec ...



PREMIUM CLUB: Vital Healthcare AGM

PREMIUM CLUB; Vital Healthcare delivered an excellent pfesentation to today's annual meeting. This is attached for Headliner readers. ...



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? ...



SKYCITY weak trading update image

[PREMIUM] SKYCITY Entertainment provided a trading update across its casino properties and guided towards a 1H14 normalised NPAT range of $65–68m. What do equity analysts make of this? ...



Caltex Australia refocused

[PREMIUM] Caltex Australia has released their FY13 guidance, in line with consensus. What prospects, then, do equity analysts see for this Australian heavyweight? ...



BHP Billiton US Shale site visit

[PREMIUM] BHP hosted its long awaited shale tour this month, providing a holistic outlook for the business. ...



Quiet start on rates market

It was a very quiet start to the week, with NZ swaps closing down 1bps across the curve. US 10-year yields pushed up from early evening lows to trade at 2.32% this morning, says Kymberly ...



Swap curve still flat

NZ swaps and bond yields closed down 1bps on Friday. US 10-year yields ended the week at 2.31%. ...



US Fed minutes have brief effect

NZ swaps closed a little lower at the short-end in a quiet day of trading. Overnight, US 10-year yields traded between 2.30% and 2.35%. ...



Steepening of rates curve

NZ 2-year swap closed down 2bps while 10-year closed unchanged ,said Kymberly Martin, senior market strategist at BNZ Markets. ...



Dairy auction may subdue market

NZ swaps closed up 1bps across the curve in a quiet day of trading, said Kymberly Martin, senior market strategist at BNZ Markets ...





Stronger session for the Euro

The Euro made a rebound overnight following better economic data out of Germany. Mark Smith, senior economist at ANZ reports ...



NZ dollar eases against Europeans

The NZD/USD has declined to trade around 0.7850 this morning. ...



Volatility on currency markets

There was plenty of volatility in the NZD on Friday night. The NZD/USD ended the week at 0.7880, but well off intra-night highs. ...



China cuts interest rates

China unexpectedly cuts interest rates but the impact on the real economy is likely to be limited, says ANZ senior economist Sharon Zollner. ...



US economy showing potential

Strong US macro data has triggered a move higher in US Treasury yields after earlier weakness, says Cameron Bagrie, chief economist at ANZ. ...



Exclusive Taupo properties on market

Three multi-million dollar properties in an exclusive gated Taupo subdivision recognised as one of the country’s most sought after areas have been placed on the market for sale. ...



Update by Augusta

Augusta Capital provided an update on recent activity across its Directly Owned Property Portfolio. ...



Ruakura project gets go-ahead

Tainui Group Holdings (TGH) and Chedworth Properties have welcomed final approval from the Ruakura Board of Inquiry to re-zone land they own at Ruakura from rural to ‘employment and residential’ uses. ...



Meridian moving to airport

Auckland Airport has leased a whole floor in its Quad 5 office building to Meridian Energy. ...



Market vitality in Miami Home Prices

The Miami real estate market continued to experience rising prices in the second quarter of 2014 due to strong demand, which is another sign of improving economic conditions in certain states of the US ...



Commodity prices drifting

New Zealand commodity prices are lower for the eighth consecutive month with October data at the lowest level since March 2013 ...



PREMIUM: Digesting the dairy trends. image

There has been a lot to digest in the dairy industry in recent weeks and ANZ Bank’s chief economist Cameron Bagrie and agri-economist Con Williams don’t hold back in discussing how they think the drop ...



Downgrade of milk price by ANZ

Continued strength in the NZD, large falls in international dairy commodity prices, and recent price action (which we consider to be bearish) have prompted ANZ to downgrade their 2014/15 milk price forecast to $6.25/kg milksolids ...



Oil prices edges higher

World oil prices rose in Monday in response to simmering tensions in Ukraine and better-than-expected US retail sales data, reported CommSec. ...



Dairy auction index declines

The price of whole milk powder fell to its lowest level in more than a year in the latest GlobalDairyTrade auction ...




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