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MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares subdued on China trade tensions

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 09:44 PM
Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares edged lower in subdued trading as fears over the country's trade relations with China unnerved investors. Property For Industry fell after its earnings missed expectations, while Port of Tauranga hit a new record ... Read more...

NZ dollar rises on optimism for China-US trade deal

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 08:20 PM
Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose against all other currencies amid growing optimism the United States and China will settle their trade differences. Read more...

Steel & Tube recovery to include $5.6M of cost savings

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 08:18 PM
Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Anybody wondering where Steel & Tube Holdings’ cost savings are coming from need look no further than the site rationalisation project currently underway. Read more...

Essilor Appoints New National Sales and Marketing Manager

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 08:13 PM
Essilor, the world’s largest supplier of prescription lenses has appointed a local national sales and marketing manager as the company continues to support the growth of its customers in New Zealand. Read more...

Small businesses to be recognised at Diversity Awards NZ™

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 05:46 PM
The important role small businesses play in creating a truly inclusive workplace culture in New Zealand will be recognised at the 2019 Diversity Awards NZ™. Read more...

Open Country challenges validity of Fonterra 2018 milk price

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 05:19 PM
Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Open Country Dairy is seeking a judicial review of the way Fonterra Cooperative Group set its milk price in the 2018 season, despite the Commerce Commission giving the price-setting process a pass mark. Read more...

Will Fitzgibbon ICIJ reporter announced as Keynote Speaker

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 04:40 PM
New Zealand’s leading AML/CFT compliance specialists, AML Solutions, have announced Will Fitzgibbon as International Keynote Speaker for their 2019 AML conference - the AML Summit - to be held at SKYCITY Convention Centre on 26 March 2019. Read more...

Guest night growth slows

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 04:03 PM
Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Growth in tourist accommodation slowed in December as international guests spent fewer nights in the North Island, according to Stats NZ. Read more...

Nib NZ first-half earnings slide 30%

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 03:59 PM
Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Nib New Zealand posted a 30 percent slide in first-half profit as the local arm of the Australian health insurer's claims bill rose at a faster pace than it could win new policyholders. Read more...

Customer satisfaction in NZ banks rises despite scandals

Published: Mon 18 Feb 2019 03:58 PM
Feb. 18 (BusinessDesk) - The scandals exposed by Australia’s royal commission into financial services don’t appear to have dented New Zealanders’ trust in banks. Read more...
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