Latest business news updates about the stock markets, economy, personal finance, property and Kiwisaver.

10:46 Mon Sep 22 2014
Shares electricity generators and retailers have risen sharply on the opening of the NZ stock exchange in the wake of Saturday's election result.
10:38 Mon Sep 22 2014
Rising interest rates and a slowdown in economic growth impacts on consumer confidence in the third quarter.
10:02 Mon Sep 22 2014
Chairwoman of childrenswear chain Pumpkin Patch, Jane Freeman, is stepping down next month.
09:41 Mon Sep 22 2014
Synlait Milk hits its target to post a $19.6 million profit and it says it will take a 25 per cent stake in China's New Hope Nutritional Foods.
09:09 Mon Sep 22 2014
Business lobby groups welcome the re-election of a National government and financial markets are expected to rise as a result.
09:05 Mon Sep 22 2014
After National secures a third term in government at Saturday's general election, the NZ dollar gains against the greenback.
17:53 Fri Sep 19 2014
The NZX 50 Index has gained 0.5 per cent, taking advantage of a global shares rally and softer New Zealand dollar.
17:46 Fri Sep 19 2014
After hitting a seven-month low of 80.73 US cents, the kiwi dollar has regained some lost ground for a 0.2 per cent weekly decline.
16:48 Fri Sep 19 2014
Queenstown Airport hopes to have a new terminal built by next June after handling a record number of passengers over the past winter.
14:30 Fri Sep 19 2014
Sydney-based Vocus Communications has received acceptances totalling 99.87 per cent of FX Networks' voting stock, with one shareholder holding out.
14:03 Fri Sep 19 2014
"Consumers appear to be shrugging their shoulders and saying things look OK," says ANZ chief economist Cameron Bagrie.
12:48 Fri Sep 19 2014
Christchurch council's investment and infrastructure unit has completed its Lyttelton Port deal with Port Otago and declared its offer unconditional.
11:08 Fri Sep 19 2014
New Zealand attracted 43,5000 more people into the country than those departing in the year to August 31 and that's a record.
10:33 Fri Sep 19 2014
NZ biogas technology exporter Greenlane Biogas has been sold for $25m to UK company Pressure Technologies.
09:36 Fri Sep 19 2014
A day out from the general election the New Zealand dollar gains ground against the greenback after weaker than expected US data.
18:18 Thu Sep 18 2014
The NZX 50 Index has risen 0.2 per cent from a month-low, as the US Fed has given the market a mixed message.
17:22 Thu Sep 18 2014
The kiwi dollar has lost ground against the greenback and on a trade-weighted basis, following a signal that US interest rate hikes are on their way.
16:44 Thu Sep 18 2014
Government ministers say extending guarantees for Solid Energy's mine remediation obligations will help give it "every opportunity to become viable".
13:23 Thu Sep 18 2014
A boost in its Australian sales means Trilogy International expects to turn around a first-half loss to profit this year.
11:45 Thu Sep 18 2014
NZF Group, which sought to liquidate itself earlier this year, now says it has found a suitable business to buy for a possible reverse listing.
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