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Strongest growth for SMEs since Global Financial Crisis

With New Zealand’s SMEs are enjoying some of the strongest levels of growth they have seen since the Global Financial ...

KFC kicks in strong quarter

Restaurant Brands' total sales during the second quarter of the financial year (16 weeks ended 8 September 2014) were $108.0 ...

Downer engages Turners for disposals

Turners Group (previously named Turners Auctions) has announced a new and exclusive partnership with Downer New Zealand, to manage the ...

MARKET WEEK: Investors tracking dividend yield

By WARREN HEAD Stability is the key issue this week for equity investors as the days count down to the General ...
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How the economy is going and how it has been managed, form the core issue of the 2014 Election, says MG magazine, the current affairs, business and leisure monthly published by MG Publications. ...
Guidance from Trilogy

Trilogy International (NZX: TIL) announced today that its half year revenue to 30 September 2014 is forecast to be $15m – up from $13.57m on the half year prior to 30 September 2013, an increase ...



Integration With AirPlus

Serko Ltd, the online travel booking and expense management company, announced today an integration with Airplus International ...



No surprises in GDP quarter growth

June quarter GDP growth was 0.7%, down from the above-1% pace the economy experienced over the preceding three quarters. ...



Dairy sales impact on trade deficit

Falling dairy exports values showed up in the trade balance in the June quarter, with the current account balance retreating to $1.1 billion, following a record high in the March quarter when the surplus reached ...



Relationship at risk

Fonterra may have lost the giant French food company Danone as a customer for good following the impact of last year's botulism scare, according to a report on Radio NZ. ...



Election 2014: Economy the Key Issue image

How the economy is going and how it has been managed, form the core issue of the 2014 Election, says MG magazine, the current affairs, business and leisure monthly published by MG Publications. ...



Strongest growth for SMEs since Global Financial Crisis image

With New Zealand’s SMEs are enjoying some of the strongest levels of growth they have seen since the Global Financial Crisis in 2008, according to a special pre-Election report on small business policies conducted for ...



Westpac Weekly Insight: A change of mood. image

The Reserve Bank left the OCR on hold at 3.5% last week, but changed its judgements about how economic growth affects inflation. Consequently, the next OCR hike is likely to be delayed until June next ...



MARKET WEEK: Investors tracking dividend yield image

By WARREN HEAD Stability is the key issue this week for equity investors as the days count down to the General Election of 2014 in New Zealand. ...



RCG Retail & Property Review: The key to grocery retailing image

Grocery retailing is a business that requires scale and smarts to get a great return, says retail and property consultancy RCG. It’s a business with low margins, so the key is... ...



Slight recovery sees ASX in positive territory image

At the end of a day which saw a stronger start the Aussie market has recovered after its lunchtime slump, closing slightly higher and thus ending a six day losing streak, said Tom Piotrowski - ...



ASX 200 flirts with the 5400 level image

Sellers continued to drive the market lower over the course of the afternoon on Wednesday. As a result the ASX 200 continued to make new lows stopping short at the 5400 level as pre Fed ...



PREMIUM CLUB: Presentation by Serko image

A copy of the Serko presentation given to analysts today is attached for Premium Club members. ...



Losses worsened on ASX image

The Australian market extended its losses in the second half of trade, with the All Ordinaries Index (XAO) down 0.5 per cent or 29.2pts to 5446.2. ...



Tough day for the ASX image

It was a tough day for the Australian market after the falls on Wall Street on Friday night and the weak Chinese data released on Saturday. ...



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. ...



Market absorbing key events

NZ swaps closed down 1-3bps yesterday. Overnight, the market treaded water ahead of this morning’s US FOMC meeting, says BNZ Markets senior markets strategist Kymberly Martin. ...



Rates ease lower

NZ swaps and bonds closed down 2-5bps across the curve yesterday. Overnight, US 10-year yields traded a tight range to sit at 2.57% at present. ...



Holding pattern on bond market

NZ swaps closed virtually unchanged yesterday. Overnight, US 10-year yields drifted down from 2.61% to 2.58%, says Kymberly Martin, senior markets strategist, BNZ Markets. ...



Tame end to the week

It was a relatively quiet end to the week in NZ markets, although NZ bond yields pushed higher across the curve says Kymberly Martin, markets strategist at BNZ. ...



Europeans forced to move rates lower

PREMIUM Headliner - The European Central Bank has admitted yet again that the response of themselves, the Euro-zone member governments and other Euro-zone institutions has been inadequate to the GFC and underlying structural problems by ...





Volatile period for currencies

The NZD/USD sits lower this morning, at 0.8120, after drifting downward overnight and suffering post-US FOMC volatility, says Kymberly Martin, senior markets strategist, BNZ Markets. ...



US Fed holds on interest rates for now image

The US Federal Reserve's rate-setting committee the FOMC has overnight kept to a considerable “time pledge” on low interest rates but has nudged up rate projections, ANZ's chief economist Cameron Bagrie said this morning. ...



Steady dairy and wobbly greenback

The NZD/USD gapped higher in the earlier hours of this morning to above 0.8220, before returning to sit at 0.8200, says Kymberly Martin, senior market strategist at BNZ Markets. ...



Market waiting for the big events

Macro data releases remained on the sidelines ahead of tomorrow morning’s FOMC decision and Thursday's Scottish referendum, says Con Williams agr-economist at ANZ.. ...



Currency gains, bonds mark time

Global bond markets consolidated ahead of Thursday’s FOMC meeting, says Carrick Lucas, strategist at ANZ this morning. ...



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 ...



Leasing progress by DNZ

DNZ Property Fund made good progress with lease expiries during the first quarter, being 1 April 2014 to 30 June 2014 of the 2015 financial year (FY15). ...



Augusta Group buys $65m asset

Augusta Capital Ltd’s wholly owned subsidiary Augusta Funds Management Ltd has entered into an unconditional agreement to purchase Building C, Telecom Place, 167 Victoria St, Auckland. ...



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 ...



Oil prices on the rise

World oil prices rose on Thursday as investors responded to generally firmer US economic data ...




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