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MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018 08:38 PM
Jan. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares were mixed, with Synlait Milk, A2 Milk Co and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corp leading gains. Read more...

NZ dollar falls vs Aussie on strong consumer confidence

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018 08:29 PM
Jan. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell against its Australian counterpart on growing consumer confidence across the Tasman, and declined against the greenback on weaker commodity prices. Read more...

Sale of Paymark Limited to Ingenico Group

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018 08:26 PM
The shareholders of Paymark Limited (www.paymark.co.nz) announced today that they have entered into an agreement to sell the company to Ingenico Group (www.ingenico.com) for NZ$190 million. Read more...

Retailers can survive Amazon by re-educating sales approach

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018 04:54 PM
While many New Zealand mom and pop retailers are dreading the arrival of online giant Amazon in Australia this year, one of this country’s bestselling business authors and hyper-growth leadership experts, Ed Ludbrook, suggests retailers have nothing ... Read more...

NZ commodity prices fall in December while stronger kiwi cut

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018 04:34 PM
Jan. 17 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand commodity prices dropped again in December while the stronger kiwi dollar eroded export receipts for primary producers. Read more...

‘Congratulations, you won’ Malware Scam Crosses Over

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018 03:57 PM
Symantec mobile researchers observe an old scam popular among desktop malware making the jump onto Android devices. “Congratulations, you won!” would normally be a welcome phrase to see when you go online, instantly making you think of an all-expenses-paid ... Read more...

Bootcamp for start-ups tests entrepreneurial skills

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018 03:44 PM
Bootcamp for start-ups tests entrepreneurial skills to the limit Do you have entrepreneurial tendencies or tendons, where it’s a part of your body and you can’t do anything else? Read more...

Ross Asset liquidators to chase 10 investors for funds

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018 03:41 PM
Jan. 17 (BusinessDesk) - The liquidators for Ross Asset Management have filed legal proceedings against 10 former investors as it gets closer to paying jilted investors in the country's biggest ever Ponzi scheme. Read more...

Banks Shoes chain sold for $2.3 mln, covering BNZ loan

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018 03:01 PM
Jan. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Failed footwear chain Banks Group's business sold for $2.3 million to a group of investors led by the former owner's son Jeremy Bank, all but covering an outstanding loan to Bank of New Zealand. Read more...

Government helps seed 20 EV-related projects with $3.7 mln

Published: Wed 17 Jan 2018 02:25 PM
Jan. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Government and its commercial and not-for-profit partners are stumping up $8 million across 20 projects aimed at getting 64,000 electric vehicles on the road by 2021. Read more...
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