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Mon August 20, 18

Scant FMA oversight drags out investigations 'in deepest secrecy' - Mon August 20, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Limited oversight of the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) has let the watchdog drag its heels on investigations into listed company failures such as CBL Corp and Wynyard Group, New Zealand Shareholders' Association (NZSA) chairman... more ...
Sun August 19, 18

Investor confidence dips on lower rates outlook - Sun August 19, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Confidence among Kiwi investors has fallen with expectations about returns on investment from term deposits contributing to the decline, according to ASB.The latest ASB Investor Confidence Report showed net investor confidence -... more ...

Your say: NZ red meat better for environment; what the Treaty meant - Sun August 19, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Good news about meat In a recent opinion piece (Chronicle, August 3), retired accountant Russell Eades put the knife into meat, eggs and dairy.He suggested it would be better for our own health, and that of the planet, if we stuck... more ...
Thu August 16, 18

What's On: Your guide to events in Whanganui - Thu August 16, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Your guide to what's happening in the Whanganui region this week. If you have an item for this free column, email news@wanganuichronicle.co.nz with the details. The deadline for information about events from, and including, Thursday,... more ...
Wed August 15, 18

Ex-Feltex directors face spectre of 15th year in courts - Wed August 15, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Nearly 14 years after their time on the board of failed carpet maker Feltex, former directors say they're still absorbing the surprising news that the Supreme Court has cleared the way for former shareholders to challenge them again... more ...
Mon August 13, 18

Comment: Why the kiwi dollar's dive fall is good news for the economy - Mon August 13, 18 - NZHerald Investing
COMMENT Relax. The fall in the kiwi dollar is good news for the economy - even though it won't feel like it to anyone planning an overseas holiday. Nobody is dancing in the streets because the Reserve Bank has finally got some... more ...
Sun August 12, 18

Mark Fowler: Why things aren't that bad for Kiwi businesses - Sun August 12, 18 - NZHerald Investing
If you've picked up a paper or read any online business commentary recently, you could easily be excused for thinking we're running headlong into a recession. The recent, high-profile demise of Ebert Construction, coupled with the... more ...

Elon Musk taunts investors betting against Tesla - Sun August 12, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Tesla CEO Elon Musk used Twitter late Friday to taunt investors who have bet against his company, even though his previous Twitter comments have spurred a government investigation and shareholder lawsuits.The tweets are aimed at... more ...

Queenstown couple Sophie and Stephen Biggs in $59 million divorce fight - Sun August 12, 18 - NZHerald Investing
A former Queenstown woman is battling to get her share of an estimated $59m from her husband in a divorce fight.Sophie Annabelle Biggs and Stephen Timothy Biggs began living together in 2010 and had a child before separating in... more ...
Fri August 10, 18

Number of guest nights falls - Fri August 10, 18 - NZHerald Investing
New Zealand guest nights fell in June after the year-earlier month was boosted by the Lions rugby tour.Total guest nights in June dropped 1.8 per cent to 2.27 million from June last year when they rose 6.7 per cent, Statistics New... more ...

Manufacturing figures show slowing growth - Fri August 10, 18 - NZHerald Investing
New Zealand's manufacturing activity worsened further in July, dropping for the third month in a row and marking its second consecutive month below its long-run average.The BNZ-BusinessNZ performance of manufacturing index (PMI)... more ...
Thu August 9, 18

Stock Takes: Is Apple still worth a bite? - Thu August 9, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Technology stock Apple has become the world's first trillion-dollar public company but at US$207 ($310) a share does it still have more room to grow?Mark Devcich, head of Research & Portfolio Manager at Pie Funds, believes the answer... more ...
Wed August 8, 18

Finance Minister Grant Robertson defends Government position to grumpy business community - Wed August 8, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Finance Minister Grant Robertson stuck to his guns on the Government economic direction today in the face of the weakest business confidence in a decade.Speaking to a debt market summit in Auckland's SkyCity, Robertson stressed... more ...
Mon August 6, 18

KiwiSaver fees are a necessary evil - Mon August 6, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Fees, fees, fees. Most Kiwis will pay a small fortune in fees by the time they've been investing for a few decades in KiwiSaver. Fees are a necessary evil because it It does of course cost money to run a KiwiSaver fund. Whether... more ...
Sun August 5, 18

Warner Cowin: New Zealand construction industry like a 'house of cards' - Sun August 5, 18 - NZHerald Investing
COMMENT: Ebert is in receivership, Hawkins (Orange H Group) is in liquidation, and Fletchers is pulling out of the commercial construction market. Expect more announcements before the year is out.This year has highlighted the... more ...
Fri August 3, 18

Market Watch: Fresh trade-war talk raises risk of crash - Fri August 3, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Beijing has hit back in the latest round of the month-long trade war, saying it is ready to retaliate if US President Donald Trump goes through with his threat to raise tariffs."China has made full preparation for the US threats... more ...
Tue July 31, 18

US fund takes stake in diagnostics firm Pacific Edge - Tue July 31, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Pacific Edge said Manchester Management Company, a US privately-owned fund specialising in biotech and life sciences investments, will take a 1.7 per cent stake in the company, reflecting growing international investor interest.The... more ...

Tech company Gentrack raises $25.8m to pay off debt - Tue July 31, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Gentrack Group said it raised about $25.8 million in a stock offer to retail investors, in the second part of a two-stage share sale aimed at raising funds to repay debt used for a recent flurry of acquisitions.Total take-up under... more ...
Sun July 29, 18

Swimwear, tourism businesses off to Hawaiian summit - Sun July 29, 18 - NZHerald Investing
A lingerie retailer and a tourism operator have stood out among hundreds of other entries from small Kiwi firms to win a trip to this year's Nurture Change Business Retreat in Honolulu.The summit is held in September over five days... more ...

Economy Hub: Will China slowdown hurt NZ? - Sun July 29, 18 - NZHerald Investing
Trade war tensions with the US have sparked concerns that China's economy is slowing with serious repercussions for New Zealand and Australia.China's economy was already grappling with tighter financial regulation hitting infrastructure... more ...
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