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January 2018
February 2018
January 2018
3rd - Dairy product prices increase amid outlook for lower supply
3rd - While you were sleeping: DJ Khaled lifts Weight Watchers
3rd - NZ dollar rises to highest level in more than 2 months as commodities gain
3rd - Fonterra lowers NZ milk collection forecast for this season on dry weather
3rd - Pushpay hits US$100M ACMR target, on track to break even on monthly cash flow basis
3rd - Methven names Jannine Mountford, ex-AWF and NZRU, as new CFO
3rd - Auckland Airport considers options to sell stake in North Queensland Airports
3rd - NZ dollar slips in subdued trading after Trump's tweets on Korea
3rd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise on first trading day of 2018, led by Pushpay, Fletcher
4th - While you were sleeping: Wall St climbs to records, Intel sinks
4th - NZ dollar dips after Fed minutes, US data lift greenback; dairy futures subside
4th - January 4th Morning Report
4th - Fonterra's likelihood of reaching forecast milk payout lifts after WMP gains, AgriHQ says
4th - Pernod Ricard's Millstream unit turns to loss on goodwill impairment
4th - NZ dollar hold below 71 US cents after making small gains in Asian trading
4th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up, Ryman and Stride gain while Plexure drops on NZX price enquiry
5th - While you were sleeping: Dow vaults over 25,000
5th - NZ dollar gains as risk sentiment improves, greenback weakens
5th - January 5th Morning Report
5th - Australian Ethical Investment lifts stake in natural beauty product company Trilogy
5th - TIL Logistics owner completes voluntary acquisition, retains some Bethunes investors
5th - NZX trading activity lifts while new listings fail to emerge in December
5th - Engender moves to commercialisation of genetic dairy technology, targets US market
5th - NZ dollar gains vs Aussie on weak trade data, rises against greenback
5th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up on no news, Metro Glass and Sky TV bounce
8th - World Week Ahead: Bullishness abounds
8th - NZ dollar hits new three-month high as US employment misses expectations
8th - Summerset lifts fourth-quarter sales 31% as strong resales bolster annual figure
8th - January 8th Morning Report
8th - Auckland house prices rise in 2017, more sold for over $1m despite fewer sales
8th - NZ Super Fund seeks recruiter to help find new chief by mid-May
8th - King Country Energy independent committee recommends shareholders accept takeover offer
8th - Cert NZ recommends software updates after processing vulnerabilities discovered
8th - Gallagher Bassett buys TriEx Health for undisclosed sum
8th - South Island VetLife warned over price fixing
8th - NZ dollar pushes higher in Asian trading as US dollar remains out of favor
8th - Australia's Automotive Holdings Group buys two Manukau car dealerships for $7.5M
8th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, led lower by Metro Glass and Sky TV while Comvita, A2 rally
9th - While you were sleeping: Another day, another record high
9th - NZ dollar climbs touches 60 euro cts as upbeat markets await US earnings
9th - January 9th Morning Report
9th - NZ new car sales seen levelling off in 2018 after posting a fourth annual record
9th - NZOG takeover subject to scaling after OGOG stake passes 70% upper limit
9th - New Zealand a 'dangerous hunting ground' for media acquisitions, Morningstar says
9th - MyFarm sees dairy farm investments waning, eyes growth in horticulture
9th - MPI says Ashburton farm infected with Mycoplasma bovis
9th - NZ dollar slips vs Aussie on strong building approvals across the Tasman
9th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up in quiet trading, Ryman and Port of Tauranga gain while Tourism Holdings drops
10th - While you were sleeping: US Treasuries slide on supply, inflation worries
10th - NZ dollar slips against greenback as US bond yields rise near 10-month high
10th - January 10th Morning Report
10th - Australia's PAS Group first-half earnings weighed on by unfavourable NZ Customs ruling
10th - Allied Farmers says no deal yet with Property Ventures directors
10th - ERoad meets sales forecasts in third quarter
10th - NZTA requesting information to set up nationwide EV charge infrastructure
10th - Ag Minister O'Connor extends drought classification to Grey, Buller districts
10th - UK-based Dechra Pharmaceuticals buys local distributor RxVet for undisclosed sum
10th - Pushpay aims for 10% of US annual giving as it pushes forward US listing date
10th - OIO investigates Agria's 'Good Character' status after NYSE delisting
10th - NZ dollar dips against greenback after US bond yields rise
10th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares drop as rising US bond yields dim dividend allure; A2, Air NZ, Pushpay fall
11th - While you were sleeping: Treasuries slide as China adds to concern
11th - Pace of NZ property value gains almost halves in 2017 as housing market cools
11th - NZ dollar hits fresh 3-month high amid reports China may scale back US govt bond buying
11th - January 11th Morning Report
11th - Warehouse expects first-half earnings to fall by up to 28%
11th - OGOG declares partial NZOG takeover unconditional
11th - NZ softwood log exports hit new record in 2017, raising ire of wood processors
11th - Feds' Hoggard urges farmers to pay backpackers regular rates
11th - NZ dollar falls against Aussie after strong retail sales data across Tasman
11th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares drop 1.4% on foreign selling, A2 Milk and Meridian lead losses
12th - While you were sleeping: Highs for Wall St, oil
12th - NZ dollar climbs above 72 US cts as ECB minutes signal earlier end to stimulus
12th - PGG Wrightson's independent directors reform committee to keep tabs on Agria probe
12th - January 12th Morning Report
12th - Mycoplasma bovis testing to be extended nationwide from February
12th - NZ residential building permits jump in November as apartments make up for shrinking house consents
12th - Body massages and Uber are in, DVDs are out, says Stats NZ
12th - Rubicon shareholders give green light for sale of Tenon Clearwood stake
12th - NZONE Skydive owner Experience Co suspends Queenstown operations, shares fall
12th - Michael Hill lifts 1H sales but US business, Emma & Roe brands still under consideration
12th - SFO looking into 'financial irregularities' at Waitangi National Trust
12th - ANZ Bank deal to sell UDC Finance to HNA not proceeding
12th - NZ dollar heads for 1.2% weekly gain as greenback hit by euro strength
12th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, F&P Health and Pushpay drop in light trading
15th - World Week Ahead: Goldman, Bank of America results up next
15th - NZ dollar holds near 72.50 US cts as Germany's Merkel moves closer to forming govt
15th - January 15th Morning Report
15th - Xero executive Sankar Narayan sells A$883k of shares to meet tax liability
15th - NZ food prices slip in December as fruit, veges come into season; still up on the year
15th - MPI aims to wrap up PGP review by end of April
15th - CropLogic hires telco exec David de Cuevas as chief operating officer
15th - Mercury picksTesla for large scale battery project
15th - Experience Co cleared by CAA to resume Queenstown skydiving operations, shares rise
15th - Imperial Tobacco lifts annual profit as cheaper materials, lower staff bill offset rising tax
15th - MediaWorks, Fairfax settle with Sky TV over copyright dispute
15th - Canada's Public Sector Pension Board gets OIO approval to buy $17.7M dairy farm and block
15th - NZ dollar pushes higher in Asian session on buoyant risk appetite
15th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down in light trading, Pushpay and Fonterra Fund drop
16th - While you were sleeping: Euro rallies, Carillion collapses
16th - NZ dollar climbs above 73 US cts, following euro higher on optimism over EU outlook
16th - January 16th Morning Report
16th - Auckland Airport to sell North Queensland Airports stake for A$370 million
16th - NZ employment confidence steady, pay expectations and job security drop
16th - NZ business confidence sours in December quarter on Labour govt jitters
16th - NZ credit, debit card spending rises in December on higher fuel costs
16th - NZX participants back simpler listing rules; split on looser small-cap criteria
16th - Treasury commissioned RBNZ review finds 'strong case' for reform
16th - NZ dollar may fall from a four-month high as US returns from holiday
16th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up, A2 Milk and Auckland Airport rise
17th - Dairy product prices climb amid concern about a drop in supply
17th - While you were sleeping: Dow climbs above 26,000 points
17th - NZ dollar dips as policymakers grumble over global currency volatility, US reopens
17th - January 17th Morning Report
17th - A2 to roll out US business to eastern seaboard
17th - ComCom warns NZ Trustees Association over invoices sent to charities
17th - Government helps seed 20 EV-related projects with $3.7 mln
17th - Banks Shoes chain sold for $2.3 mln, covering BNZ loan
17th - Ross Asset liquidators to chase 10 investors for funds
17th - NZ commodity prices fall in December while stronger kiwi cuts export earnings
17th - NZ dollar falls vs Aussie on strong consumer confidence across Tasman
17th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed, Synlait, A2, Fisher & Paykel gain
18th - While you were sleeping: Boeing rallies on seating joint venture
18th - NZ dollar gains as possible US govt shutdown looms
18th - January 18th Morning Report
18th - France's Ingenico eyes broader services with $190M Paymark acquisition
18th - NZ house sales slump in December but prices still firm
18th - NZ Refining lifts 2017 fee revenue 19%; signals growing pipeline capacity
18th - Fletcher Building didn't breach NZX rules in earnings downgrades, NZX finds
18th - Chorus connections keep falling in December quarter, expects data usage to grow in 2018
18th - NZ dollar drops more than half a US cent on upbeat Fed report, Apple's US$38B tax bill
18th - ASX-listed Bod Australia signs deal to produce hemp-based mānuka honey
18th - Mycoplasma bovis now on 17 farms but MPI says eradication still firmly on table
18th - NZ dollar steadies after sharp fall, US bear run may not be over
18th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed, Fisher & Paykel, Air NZ drop while Kiwi Property rebounds
19th - While you were sleeping: Wall St pauses after Dow climbs to record
19th - NZ dollar gains as threat of US govt shutdown weighs on greenback
19th - January 19th Morning Report
19th - Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern pregnant, Winston Peters to step in as acting PM
19th - OceanaGold's Macraes gold mine misses production target
19th - Trustpower affirms earnings guidance as wholesale prices stay high; notes low hydro levels
19th - NZ dollar heads for weekly 0.7% gain, all eyes on possible US govt shutdown
19th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up as A2, Genesis rally, while Pushpay drops
22nd - World Week Ahead: Results from Netflix, Caterpillar
22nd - NZ dollar hold below 73 US cts as investors shrug off US govt shutdown
22nd - January 22nd Morning Report
22nd - Blis cuts annual earnings guidance as impact of tough first half lingers
22nd - Augusta lines up third property for industrial property fund
22nd - Fonterra criticises Beingmate after 'extremely disappointing' earnings downgrade
22nd - Euro Corp to defend fair trading charges over steel mesh standards
22nd - New spray dryer planned at Waikato Innovation Park as sheep milk ramps up
22nd - Labour signals slow track for most contentious labour law reforms
22nd - Green Cross community head Simon Lipscombe leaves to head Compass NZ food service group
22nd - Robertson's rocket for Treasury over child poverty modelling error
22nd - NZ dollar unchanged in local trading as markets watch US developments
22nd - NZ shares up, Ryman and A2 gain while Fonterra, Infratil fall
23rd - While you were sleeping: Rally on deal to end US government shutdown
23rd - CORRECT: Christchurch City Council to get update on Havelock North inquiry response
23rd - NZ dollar gains as US Senate cuts deal to end govt shutdown, stoking risk appetite
23rd - January 23rd Morning Report
23rd - Z Energy cuts annual earnings guidance on rising crude oil prices, supply disruptions
23rd - Spark appoints Grant McBeath as interim CEO for home, mobile division
23rd - NZ services sector activity outshines manufacturing in December slowdown
23rd - Government reconvenes pay equity group, legislation due mid-2018
23rd - NZ guest nights rise in November as Australian visitors fill accommodation
23rd - Auckland Council puts feelers out for construction syndicate capable of $300M+ waterfront build
23rd - ATO chases HT&E for more than A$100M over licensing of former NZ mastheads
23rd - Juken NZ looks to halve Gisborne mill staff in bid to drive profitability
23rd - Former trustee pleads guilty to fraud
23rd - Wgtn's Habitual Fix on Featherston liquidated for a second time
23rd - Trans-Tasman Resources to go public in backdoor listing on ASX, via Manhattan Corp
23rd - Investore earnings, dividends to get boost from Bunnings acquisition
23rd - Powerhouse purges Motim board, SolarBright founders quit
23rd - NZ dollar benefits from US short-term government funding deal
23rd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed; Z drops on downgrade as Air NZ bounces back
24th - While you were sleeping: Wall St mixed, Netflix rallies
24th - NZ dollar hits 4-month high as Trump announces US tariffs, raising spectre of protectionism
24th - Second Mercury earnings upgrade as summer storms fill northern hydro storage
24th - January 24th Morning Report
24th - Kimbal Riley to take helm of Vista in April; Holdaway staying in charge of product
24th - NZIBF praises concluded CPTPP negotiations
24th - Kathmandu tips first half profit to rise 20% on higher sales, wider margins
24th - Michael Hill gives up on decade-long US experiment, new plan for Emma & Roe
24th - FNZC cuts target price but maintains dividend hopes for Z Energy after downgrade
24th - Volpara posts record sales in December quarter, on track to beat revenue expectations
24th - NZ farm sales fall in December quarter while prices hold up on horticulture gains
24th - NZ dollar gains as CPTPP deal reached; growing US protectionism weighs on greenback
24th - Livestock Improvement Corp first-half profit drops 22% on cost of transforming business
24th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed, A2 and Mercury gain while Metro Glass falls
25th - While you were sleeping: Wall St, US dollar slide
25th - NZ dollar jumps above 74 US cts as US Treasury secretary jawbones greenback
25th - January 25th Morning Report
25th - Trustpower to probe TECT proposal to ditch customer rebates for community projects
25th - Oceania Healthcare lifts 1H profit 93% as property values, unit sales rise
25th - NZ govt turns out unexpected operating surplus in five-months to November on rising tax take
25th - Infratil's NZ Bus concludes Wellington negotiations
25th - NZ inflation weaker than expected on cheap food, retail goods; kiwi sinks
25th - NZ dollar tumbles as tepid inflation dashes chance of rate hike
25th - Govt to strengthen unions, worker protections with employment law changes
25th - Comms Minister Curran keen to tear down silo approach to digital policy
25th - Living Cell Technologies sells stake in Otsuka Pharma joint venture for A$3 mln
25th - Tauranga's SwipedOn raises $1 mln to accelerate growth after hitting $1 mln in sales
25th - NZ wood processors lobby govt for help against subsidised foreign rivals
25th - NZ dollar falls as weak inflation weighs on rate expectations; greenback still under pressure
25th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, Pushpay and A2 gain while Trustpower, Infratil weaken
26th - While you were sleeping: Caterpillar beats estimates, euro climbs
26th - NZ dollar drops as Trump says he wants a 'strong' greenback
26th - Oceania Health targets wider margins with high-end aged care strategy
26th - January 26th Morning Report
26th - Wellington's Five Boroughs downsizes to go upmarket in 'quick and clean' exit
26th - NZTA grants relief to Transmission Gully contractor over 2016 quake, flooding delays
26th - Auckland developer Augustine Lau imprisoned for damaging native trees
26th - Wellington Drive misses 2017 revenue, earnings guidance but hopeful for year ahead
26th - NZ dollar may run out of puff as interest rate differential with US narrows
26th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, Air NZ and Trustpower drop while Metro Glass gains
29th - World Week Ahead: Fed on rates, Trump speech, tech earnings all loom
29th - NZ dollar little changed ahead of Yellen's last policy meeting, US jobs data
29th - Synlait Milk reaffirms milk price forecast for 2017/18 season
29th - Rainy weather provides some respite for farmers, AgriHQ says
29th - FNZC slashes Trustpower target price on threat to sweetheart deal in Tauranga
29th - AgResearch to study breakdown of wool fibres in seawater as microfibre threat grows
29th - NZ dollar steady as Trump comes into focus, any gains may be capped this week
29th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise in light trading, led by F&P Healthcare, Kathmandu
30th - While you were sleeping: Wall St, Treasuries slide
30th - NZ dollar falls as greenback, bond yields rise, Americans spend more
30th - January 30th Morning Report
30th - Powerhouse weighs up legal action after finding 'irregularities' at SolarBright
30th - FNZC lifts target price for Oceania Healthcare despite 'mixed interim result'
30th - NZ export log prices hit new record on strong Chinese demand
30th - NZ exports, imports hit new record highs in 2017
30th - Comvita will report 1H profit over $3M, confirms annual guidance on normal honey harvest
30th - Five Boroughs liquidation to leave IRD, staff, suppliers out of pocket
30th - Invert Robotics raises $6.4 mln from private investors, expands into Europe
30th - MPI heads off legal challenge with late change to mānuka definition
30th - IRD says anti-BEPS bill may stoke sales booked in NZ, avoids comment on Apple
30th - Upside Biotechnologies wins $409k research grant, building closer ties with US Army
30th - Dellaca family's Brandhouse buys Renaissance Brewing for undisclosed sum
30th - AMP Capital NZ stays neutral on stocks, listed property, overweight on cash, foreign exchange
30th - France's Michelin takes 25% stake in Tyreline, Beaurepaires
30th - NZ dollar falls, may extend slide on Trump speech, US data
30th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Trustpower, Kiwi Property drop while Fletcher, a2 gain
31st - While you were sleeping: Amazon shakes up US health care
31st - S&P affirms New Zealand's AA credit rating, unperturbed by new govt spending plans
31st - NZ dollar edges up as Trump address, Australian CPI awaited
31st - January 31st Morning Report
31st - Augusta gets resource consent, funding approval for $19.2M Airways development
31st - 'Trees, trains and trade unions' drives nostalgic govt agenda, says Bill English
31st - Grant Robertson to deliver first Budget on May 17
31st - National's English quashes leadership speculation
31st - No negative returns for KiwiSaver funds in 2017, Morningstar research shows
31st - Finance Minister Robertson says Labour will work with business over confidence concerns
31st - NZX seeks closer ties with Hong Kong Exchange with memorandum of understanding
31st - Lewis Road investor Southern Pastures ties up with Westland Milk
31st - NZ dollar climbs above 91 Aust cts as inflation misses expectations; greenback still out of favour
31st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares jump 1.7% on heavier turnover as Xero leaves NZX
February 2018
1st - While you were sleeping: Boeing rallies, Treasuries slide
1st - NZ out of step with trading partners in signing up for Double Tax Agreements, submitters say
1st - NZ dollar gives up gain as Fed's Yellen plays straight bat in final review
1st - February 1st Morning Report
1st - Pacific Edge shares gain 6.5% on first commercial deal in Singapore
1st - Meridian signs deals with Tilt, Total Eren, adding Australian hydro, wind, solar supply
1st - NZ dollar retreats after topping 74 US cents, may have seen highs for year
1st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall after month-end positioning; Contact, Summerset decline
2nd - While you were sleeping: eBay rallies as it drops PayPal
2nd - Rising milk price helps push Open Country annual revenue above $1B
2nd - NZ dollar gains as Fed's hiking plans, US manufacturing data fail to underpin greenback
2nd - February 2nd Morning Report
2nd - NZ consumer confidence rises in January as housing market stabilises, election jitters fade
2nd - NZ annual net migration dips in December as more Kiwis depart
2nd - NZ residential building consents rise to 13-year high in 2017, led by apartments, townhouses
2nd - Briscoe says full-year sales topped $600M for first time, sees record profit of about $61M
2nd - NZ kiwifruit industry needs to manage its growth as constraint pressures emerge, ANZ says
2nd - Silbery's Life-Space Group sold to China's By-Health for up to A$690M
2nd - No reason for RBNZ to change accommodative policy as inflation fades, kiwi rises
2nd - NZ dollar heads for 0.4% weekly gain as payrolls comes into view
2nd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Air NZ, Briscoe; CBL falls before being halted
5th - World Week Ahead: Eyes on Fed speakers
5th - NZ dollar drops below 73 US cts as rising US wages stoke inflation outlook
5th - Red carpet rolled out for VIPs at China Construction Bank branch opening
5th - CBL Corp says full-year net loss was $75M-$85M on French reserves strengthening
5th - NZX share trading almost doubles in January
5th - NZME, Fairfax to appeal High Court decision upholding blocked merger
5th - Auckland house sales fall 5.7% in January as listings pipeline grows
5th - Te Hono says move to value from volume now accepted; biggest challenge is talent
5th - NZX50 drops 1.6% as Wall Street slides on rising inflation expectations
5th - Xero shares slip 2.5% in first day of sole ASX listing
5th - NZ commodity prices lift 0.7% on month in January
5th - NZ coarse wool prices lift from lows as demand picks up
5th - Fat Prophets: Heading for the Hills
5th - Treasury sees inflation slowing to 1% in March quarter on cheap petrol, fees free policy
5th - Riot Foods hopes crowdfunding market will warm to offer of non-voting shares
5th - NZ dollar hovers below 73 US cents as greenback finds favour on rate outlook
5th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares drop following Wall St selloff; Pushpay, F&P Healthcare, a2 fall
7th - Dairy product prices climb for third straight auction amid supply concern
7th - While you were sleeping: Wall St recovers in volatile trading
7th - NZ dollar gains as dairy prices rise, employment data looms
7th - Bay of Plenty Maori partner with Japan's Imanaka on high-value dairy products
7th - Infratil reviews ownership of NZ Bus after locking in Auckland, Wellington contracts
7th - NZ shares drop 2% in early trading as US markets recover
7th - ASB Bank first-half earnings rise as bad debt charges almost halve, lending expands
7th - NZ 4Q jobless rate falls to 4.5% with little wage inflation; kiwi gains
7th - Pacific Edge shares up 3.8% on US insurance provider deal
7th - Seadragon shares gain on improved earnings outlook, capital needs
7th - CBL expects credit downgrade as it seeks to raise capital after RBNZ, Irish central bank investigations
7th - Hamilton airport operator buys hotel out of receivership for $3 mln
7th - NZ's tight labour market about skills, not capacity, economists say
7th - Land Information Minister Sage says Sullivan Mine didn't meet economic benefit test
7th - South Port first-half profit climbs 19% as fertiliser shipments bolsters cargo flows
7th - NZ dollar pares gains as looming RBNZ review takes sheen off jobs data
7th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall despite global recovery; CBL still in halt after downgrade
8th - While you were sleeping: Volatility eases, Snap jumps
8th - NZ dollar drops below 73 US cts ahead of RBNZ as global volatility subsides
8th - Fletcher sees further 'material losses' at B+I, expects to breach bank covenants; stock halted
8th - February 8th Morning Report
8th - RBNZ's Spencer keeps OCR at 1.75%, no hikes on the agenda until at least 2019
8th - ERoad looks to raise $6 mln in bigger share purchase plan
8th - Sterling Grace buys out Trustees Executors minorities for $4.9 mln
8th - RBNZ's Spencer says narrow yield premium on NZ bonds vs US may widen again
8th - Xero shares upgraded to 'buy' at CLSA on growing confidence in growth outlook
8th - O'Connor wants broad review of Fonterra's enabling legislation, sector dynamics
8th - NZX's Smartshares emerging markets ETF swells by almost 50% with new subscription
8th - RBNZ sits pat on expectation of renewed inflation, ready to cut if prices don't rise
8th - CBL shares suspended as NZX probes information disclosure after FMA, RBNZ concerns
8th - Michael Hill warns of A$20 mln hit to first-half earnings on US exit, Emma & Roe closures
8th - Investore investors overwhelmingly back purchase of Bunnings stores from manager
8th - NZ dollar falls after RBNZ stands pat, signals no change on timing of hikes
8th - CDL Investments unfazed by changes to law changes for foreign buyers
8th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares dip as CBL Corp suspended, Fletcher in halt ahead of downgrade
9th - While you were sleeping: Equities, Treasuries slide as volatility returns
9th - NZ property value gains slow in January, growth anticipated in 2018
9th - NZ dollar gains from 4-week low spurred by 'dovish' RBNZ as US stocks drop, volatility increases
9th - February 9th Morning Report
9th - SkyCity first-half profit rises 12%; on track to achieve 'modest' FY growth
9th - NZ shares drop 1.5% as Wall Street closes in correction territory
9th - North Island property developer jailed for $52 million mortgage fraud
9th - Augusta to buy NPT management contract for $4.5 mln
9th - Social enterprise-focused Impact Enterprise Fund raises $8M in first tilt at $10-$15M target
9th - LIC proposes share restructure to reduce conflicts between farmers, investors
9th - Fletcher's construction business worth $550M in Morningstar model, excluding unknown B+I discount
9th - NZ dollar holds gains ahead of US funding bill, seen losing ground on 'rate-hiking' Fed
9th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, capping 3.7% weekly decline, as rising bond yields crimp equity gains
12th - World Week Ahead: US consumer prices on radar
12th - NZ dollar little changed after gaining on Friday in NY as volatility spikes
12th - Fletcher extends trading halt until Wednesday, in talks with lenders
12th - Contact first-half earnings fall 11% as dry spell saps generation
12th - Local stock market delivers cheaper capital to wider economy's benefit: NZIER report
12th - February 12th Morning Report
12th - Property For Industry annual profit more than halves on management contract buy-out
12th - NZ retail card spending starts 2018 year with a bang, jumping 1.4% in January
12th - JB Hi-Fi's whiteware exit all but wipes out first-half NZ earnings
12th - Suspended CBL warns capital raising will need 'a number of weeks'
12th - NZ 'housing market crisis' more entrenched as costs outstrip income gains: govt report
12th - Kim Dotcom's extradition case opens in the Court of Appeal
12th - QEX Logistics to list on NXT Market on Feb. 15
12th - NZ dollar lifts as volatility subsidies, underpinning gains on Asian stock markets
12th - The New Zealand dollar gained with Asian equity markets as last week's volatility subsided and after upbeat domestic consumer spending data.
12th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down: Kathmandu, Contact drop while Fletcher, CBL remain halted
13th - While you were sleeping: Stocks climb on both sides of Atlantic, oil rebounds
13th - NZ dollar falls as inflation indicators awaited, volatility measure ebbs
13th - Chapman Tripp sees transitional year for capital markets as NZX beds in new strategy
13th - February 13th Morning Report
13th - Tower says summer storms will cost about $5 million
13th - TruScreen censured after falling short of NZ resident director requirements
13th - NZ govt operating 6-month surplus bigger than expected as fatter GST, income tax take beds in
13th - English to resign as leader of National, leave parliament on Feb. 27
13th - Stiassny hangs up corporate undertaker hat with KordaMentha exit
13th - Supreme Court dismisses Hagaman defamation appeal, orders costs payment to Little
13th - Robertson promises to deliver NZ's first 'wellbeing' budget, based on Treasury framework
13th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Vital Health, A2 Milk, Tower gain
14th - While you were sleeping: Eyes on US consumer prices, retail sales
14th - NZ dollar gains as inflation comes into focus, greenback falls
14th - Genesis first-half earnings gain as dry summer boosts wholesale unit, Kupe beds in
14th - Ralph Norris steps down as Fletcher chair after new $486M provision in B+I
14th - Synlait Milk inks new higher volume supply deal with Bright Dairy
14th - February 14th Morning Report
14th - CBL to exit problematic French unit, takes action against SFS vendors
14th - Fletcher stock drops 13% as Norris steps down, B+I provision increased by $486M
14th - Independent panel warns govt salmon industry will struggle with public resentment
14th - NZ food prices rise at 0.8% annual rate in January, slowest gain in nine months
14th - IAG's first-half NZ earnings soar 231% as lack of quakes keeps claims low
14th - Genesis Energy irks greenies with plans to keep burning coal until 2030
14th - Investors have 4-month wait for 'new-look' Fletcher Building that may shed B+I
14th - NZ firms lift 2-year inflation expectations, some signs of life in wage growth
14th - Robertson confident in NZ economy, rate track despite high private sector debt
14th - Tilt bids for Victorian supply contract using proposed A$600M Dundonnel wind farm
14th - NZ dollar rises on growing inflation expectations, US CPI looms
14th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares dragged lower by Fletcher Building on B+I writeoffs
15th - While you were sleeping: Wall St moves higher on data
15th - NZ dollar gains as US delivers stronger inflation data, weaker retail sales
15th - February 15th Morning Report
15th - Skellerup lifts 1H profit 31%, citing 'standout' performance from industrial unit
15th - NZ house sales rise in January for first time in seven months, people take more time to buy
15th - NZ Super Fund's Matt Whineray to be acting CEO from mid-March
15th - Formica may be non-core, saleable asset for Fletcher as CEO reviews strategy
15th - NZ guest nights continue to rise in December with many traveling to South Island
15th - ComCom pushing for market studies powers despite business opposition
15th - Suncorp's NZ insurance unit lifts 1H profit 81% as claims dwindle in quake-free period
15th - QEX shares jump 80% on debut as logistics firm joins NXT
15th - NZ farmer confidence tumbles in January on regulatory, drought fears
15th - NZ King Salmon to keep lobbying govt over Marlborough farms, says report is out of date
15th - CBL chief operating officer quits amidst share suspension
15th - Faafoi revives plan to impose criminal sanctions on cartels
15th - Cavalier boosts first-half profit on benefits from restructuring
15th - Fletcher reiterated 'outperform' by First NZ as stock sinks to 2-year low
15th - NZ dollar little changed as recovery in risk appetite weighs on greenback
15th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Sanford, Metro Glass gain; Fletcher extends slide
16th - While you were sleeping: Wall St gains on solid earnings
16th - NZ dollar gains as evidence of emerging US inflation fails to arrest greenback's slide
16th - Suncorp in no rush to ditch Tower stake, but not a long-term holder
16th - Hallenstein Glasson says first-half profit rose about 63%, beating earlier guidance
16th - February 16th Morning Report
16th - Auckland Airport's Littlewood says equity raising still possible as 1H profit rises 17%
16th - Tourism Holdings forms US$94M JV with Thor Industries to connect RV market
16th - NZ manufacturing activity lifts in January but fewer positive comments
16th - Farms, Nations & Buffett
16th - High Court rules Crown Minerals Act has primacy for Te Kuha coal mine application
16th - Mercer first-half loss narrows as revenue more than doubles
16th - Renaissance Brewing sold for $620k, leaving shortfall to creditors
16th - Business Bakery to accept Trilogy offer after adviser's report gives tick to Citic bid
16th - NZ dollar set for 2.3% weekly gain as greenback continues to falter
16th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up, Tourism Holdings hits record with Auckland Airport, Fletcher Building gaining
19th - World Week Ahead: Fed, ECB in focus
19th - NZ dollar retreats on stronger US data, fails to break key resistance level
19th - February 19th Morning Report
19th - Evolve shares fall 20% after profit warning
19th - NZX boosts 2017 profit 62% as slimmed down agri unit trims costs, Farmers Weekly sold
19th - Goodman Property offers to sell up to $100M of bonds to diversify funding
19th - Freightways first-half sales rise 7%, profit dips on year-earlier one-time gain
19th - Z chases cheaper processing in new refinery procurement deal with Mobil
19th - NZ services activity falls in January as employment, new business drop back
19th - Nib's NZ earnings rise 20% on smaller claims bill, fewer premium paybacks
19th - Invocare NZ annual earnings lift 12% on higher death rate, fatter margins
19th - Freightways' Troughear says new medical waste unit got $1M of sales in first 4 months
19th - New mānuka definition boosts sampling demand for HRL's NZ Analytica
19th - Insurers brace as Cyclone Gita looms after 2017's record extreme event claims
19th - Govt to release CPTPP national interest analysis on Wednesday
19th - Adern to 'ask some questions' about claims academic targeted over Chinese influence work
19th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall ahead of busy earnings season period; Sky TV, Mercury drop; Synlait, a2 gain
20th - FMA cracks down on NZ directors of financial services companies, insider trading
20th - While you were sleeping: European equities slide, Reckitt Benckiser slumps
20th - NZ dollar falls in subdued trading as dairy auction looms
20th - Vista Group buys back control of Chinese subsidiary, offset by debt owed by WePiao
20th - Heartland first-half profit climbs 7% as Australian reverse mortgage outlook improves
20th - NZ farmers see limited benefit from high US beef prices as rising kiwi erodes returns
20th - Promisia shares tumble on Medsafe warning but company stands by product
20th - NZ producer input, output prices rise in Q4 on higher fuel costs
20th - Vocus NZ grabs share of broadband market, boosting first-half revenue 4.1% with skinnier margins
20th - Fonterra likely to hike milk payment to NZ farmers as prices improve, OMF says
20th - ANZ extends Veritas' debt for a third time, seeking shareholder approval to sell Mad Butcher
20th - Mark Tume appointed chair of Ngāi Tahu Holdings board
20th - ASX-listed Super Retail Group pays $144M for Macpac, more than twice the 2015 price
20th - CBL's European subsidiary fights Irish central bank ban on new business
20th - Used car import body says 'short-term' hit from MPI's stink bug strategy worth it
20th - KiwiRail operating earnings rise despite Kaikoura line outage
20th - Bapcor's ex-Hellaby auto unit still exceeding expectations
20th - NZ's housing-related imbalances set to peak in 2018, S&P Global says
20th - NZ dollar falls vs greenback, Aussie as investors seek clues over diverging rate tracks
20th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as raft of earnings loom; Heartland, Fletcher drop, Sky TV, Air NZ gain
21st - Dairy product prices slip for the first time this year
21st - Heartland keen to beef up profitable $1 bln reverse mortgage book
21st - While you were sleeping: Slump in Walmart weighs on Dow
21st - Regional rail funding announcement imminent as 'wall of wood' grows
21st - NZ dollar falls against resurgent greenback as dairy prices decline, RBNZ governor to speak
21st - Ebos 1H profit lifts 12% to record $76.7M
21st - Spark first-half profit falls 3.4% as cost of Quantum transformation offsets revenue gain
21st - Low hydro flows cut Meridian earnings, dividend still rises
21st - February 21st Morning Report
21st - A2 Milk first-half profit soars 150%, aligns itself with Fonterra in new supply deal
21st - Fletcher posts $273 mln 1H loss on B+I; construction, building product profits fall
21st - A2's shares hit record on 1H results, Fonterra deal
21st - F&P Healthcare's long-standing CFO Tony Barclay to retire
21st - Fairfax starts NZ endgame with plans to sell or close 35% of print publications
21st - Bunnings ANZ first-half earnings rise 12% on increased sales, wider margins
21st - Scott Technology agrees to buy Alvey Group to speed up expansion
21st - Spark sees more upside as upsell to unlimited mobile data plans spur sales
21st - Ebos looking at raft of acquisitions, aims to build momentum into Asia, Davies says
21st - A2 shares soar 25%, making it NZ's biggest listed company
21st - Fletcher shares hit lowest in more than 5-years as firm reveals soggy outlook behind B+I carnage
21st - Spencer defends RBNZ's retail banking supervision that focuses on 'the big numbers'
21st - NZ Super Fund divests carbon investments over 'undue risk', Orr says
21st - Revised TPP signatories organise their out-clauses
21st - NZ dollar gains against Aussie after weak Australian construction data
21st - Extended Tekapo hydro outage a 'crying shame', says Meridian CFO
21st - Australian think tank urges closer trans-Tasman defence ties to bridge diverging China views
21st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up on A2's 27% surge; Synlait, Fletcher, Spark drop
22nd - While you were sleeping: Amazon, tech stocks lift Wall St
22nd - NZ dollar gains vs greenback on Fed's 'gradual hikes' view, at 6-month high vs Aussie
22nd - Air NZ posts 7.4% decline in 1H pretax profit as fuel prices bite
22nd - February 22nd Morning Report
22nd - NZME maintains final dividend after smaller-than-expected dip in 2017 earnings
22nd - Michael Hill first-half profit tumbles 66% on US, Emma & Roe store closures
22nd - Tourism Holdings doubles first-half profit as El Monte outperforms
22nd - Allied Farmers first-half profit drops 71%; slower livestock sales expected to persist
22nd - TeamTalk, unshackled from Farmside, lifts first-half profit 59%
22nd - A2 Milk now a $10B company, eclipsing Fonterra as investors bet on bullish outlook
22nd - Airlines, travel agents, rental cars ride booming NZ tourism
22nd - Steel & Tube interim CEO Mark Malpass takes top job permamently
22nd - Tegel warns Gita disruptions could hit profit by as much as $2 million
22nd - NZ dollar loses ground against US dollar as market decides Fed officials were more upbeat
22nd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain as investors take a2 above $9 bln, Air NZ climbs
23rd - While you were sleeping: Wall St, Treasuries advance
23rd - NZ dollar follows Wall Street, commodities higher as investors reassess US rate track
23rd - Port of Tauranga lifts FY earnings guidance after 1H cargo volumes rise
23rd - Delegat Group lifts 1H operating profit 9% to record $26.9 mln
23rd - Steel & Tube first-half profit drops 64% on inventory writedown, restructuring costs
23rd - February 23rd Morning Report
23rd - Summerset lifts annual earnings 44%, beating profit forecast
23rd - NZ Post pays $2.5M interim dividend while warning year-end targets will be 'challenging'
23rd - Comvita swings to first-half profit, reiterates full-year guidance
23rd - SLI Systems shares soar 80% after maiden profit
23rd - Kiwibank first-half profit sinks 32% as IT costs mount
23rd - NZ quarterly retail sales rise 1.7% in 4th-qtr, adding to upbeat electronic cards data
23rd - Port of Tauranga's Cairns says export growth in 1H suggests 'economy in not too bad a shape'
23rd - Regional growth fund trickle today becomes avalanche in election year
23rd - Countdown supermarkets 1H earnings fall 7.7% on rising cost of investment
23rd - Northport upbeat on regional fund, helps lift Marsden Maritime 1H profit 5.4%
23rd - Steel & Tube may be interested in Fletcher assets if review prompts sales, CEO Malpass says
23rd - Pyne Gould first-half profit gains on Wilaci settlement
23rd - Seeka annual profit falls 44% on lower kiwifruit volumes, impaired banana business
23rd - NZ dollar heads for 1.2% weekly fall as greenback finds favour on rate hike view

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