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23:19 Thu Aug 21 2014
A Markit survey shows that while recovery in the eurozone economy is holding, it is weak.
18:09 Thu Aug 21 2014
Port of Tauranga and Fletcher Building, whose annual results both beat expectations, have paced the New Zealand sharemarket advance.
17:26 Thu Aug 21 2014
Lower NZ consumer confidence and Chinese manufacturing data are among factors weighing on the kiwi dollar.
17:17 Thu Aug 21 2014
United Forestry, which has Australian and Chinese cornerstone shareholders, wants to consolidate New Zealand's small forests to boost returns.
15:24 Thu Aug 21 2014
The HSBC preliminary purchasing managers index tracking activity in China's factories and workshops has slipped this month.
13:45 Thu Aug 21 2014
The ANZ-Roy Morgan Consumer Confidence Index has dropped seven points to 125.5, snapping two months of gains.
12:59 Thu Aug 21 2014
Hewlett-Packard's quarterly revenue has risen for the first time in three years, up one per cent on 12 months ago to $US27.6 billion.
12:07 Thu Aug 21 2014
Port of Tauranga and Ports of Auckland results show the impact of decisions made by global shipping lines such as Maersk.
NZ's new migrants reach annual record
11:46 Thu Aug 21 2014
New Zealand gained a net 41,000 migrants in the year through July, the highest since August 2003.
11:26 Thu Aug 21 2014
The former Northland Port Corp, Marsden Maritime Holdings, has been censured by the stock market's disciplinary tribunal.
11:22 Thu Aug 21 2014
Back in the black, Taupo-based wood mouldings manufacturer Tenon will buy back 400,000 shares on market.
11:05 Thu Aug 21 2014
An increase in KiwiSaver funds and a rise in the amount of assets under management helps AMP's New Zealand financial services unit lift its interim profit.
10:58 Thu Aug 21 2014
A $20m insurance payout and a booming dairy sector helps industrial rubber goods maker Skellerup more than double its annual profit.
09:03 Thu Aug 21 2014
A more upbeat tone from the Federal Reserve helps lift the US dollar against a range of currencies forcing the NZ dollar lower.
08:15 Thu Aug 21 2014
The minutes of a Federal Open Market Committee show a division over how much the Federal Reserve policymakers believe the US jobs market has improved.
08:06 Thu Aug 21 2014
Profit for Ports of Auckland almost doubles after the port lifts container and freight volumes despite an increase in competition.
04:17 Thu Aug 21 2014
Argentina says it will pay back all its creditors as it tries to get around a US court ruling that forced the South American country into default.
01:56 Thu Aug 21 2014
AirAsia's net profit in the second quarter came in at 367.2 million ringgit, up from 58.3 million ringgit in the same quarter of 2013.
22:54 Wed Aug 20 2014
Volvo has bucked dismal sales trends in the global auto industry and returned to profit on the strength of sales in China.
21:31 Wed Aug 20 2014
Miner Glencore Xstrata has reported a switch back to profit, posting a net profit of $US1.72 billion during the first half of 2014.
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