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

Facebook tuning mobile search of old posts
12:30 Sat Aug 30 2014
Facebook is testing letting members using smartphones or tablets search using keywords to find old posts.
04:52 Sat Aug 30 2014
The International Monetary Fund has approved the release of nearly $US1.4 billion in fresh funds for troubled Ukraine,
03:52 Sat Aug 30 2014
The ruble has slumped to a record dollar low and stocks have tumbled on investor fears of tighter Western sanctions towards Russia.
19:25 Fri Aug 29 2014
UK property values have been pushed up by 0.8 per cent month-on-month, marking their 16th monthly increase in a row.
10:48 Fri Aug 29 2014
Lufthansa has announced that the talks had failed and that its pilots will go on strike for six hours.
01:05 Fri Aug 29 2014
Lufthansa has announced that the talks had failed and that its pilots will go on strike for six hours.
22:23 Thu Aug 28 2014
A mooted strike by Air France pilots will hit domestic and European flights from September 15 to 22 if it goes ahead.
06:40 Thu Aug 28 2014
The US Congressional Budget Office has raised its forecast for the US fiscal deficit this year.
06:36 Thu Aug 28 2014
Newly released data in Russia shows inflation pricking up on goods most affected by the government's ban on EU and US food imports.
03:23 Wed Aug 27 2014
Punishing Western sanctions have helped push the Russian economy near recession, officials say.
00:41 Wed Aug 27 2014
India found carmakers guilty of "anti-competitive conduct" by restricting the number of spare parts, with markups as high as 4800 per cent.
05:44 Tue Aug 26 2014
Russia, which is targeting McDonald's, has a long history of using sudden food safety concerns as a political weapon against unfriendly states.
21:58 Mon Aug 25 2014
With another four Palestinians killed, Egypt has proposed a new Gaza ceasefire that would open key crossings into the blockaded territory.
Google buys product design firm Gecko
08:01 Sat Aug 23 2014
Design is featuring much more in Google's forward planning, as shown by the company's purchase of Gecko Design.
18:49 Tue Aug 19 2014
The UN's economic report for Asia-Pacific warns of an "asset bubble" in the Australian housing market amid "sluggish" outlook.
Ferrari sells for record $US38.1 million
16:30 Sat Aug 16 2014
A red 1962 Ferrari 250 GTO Berlinetta has sold for a record $US38.1 million at auction in California.
20:08 Fri Aug 15 2014
Hong Kong media tycoon Jimmy Lai has appeared in a humorous video to counter an obituary of him published in a rival newspaper.
09:24 Fri Aug 15 2014
Finance News Update, what you need to know
23:55 Thu Aug 14 2014
The Spanish government has allowed Repsol to explore for oil and gas off the coast of the Canary Islands.
09:30 Thu Aug 14 2014
Finance News Update, what you need to know
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