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January 2017
4th - Dairy product prices decline for second straight auction
4th - While you were sleeping: Stocks, greenback climb
4th - NZ dollar range-bound as greenback strength continues into new year
4th - Plexure inks second $1M contract at end of 2016, pushing ACMR over $10M goal
4th - Sealord profit more than doubles 2016 profit
4th - NZ dollar continues decline against greenback on dairy price fall
4th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up 1.4% on first trading day of the year; Ryman, Auckland Airport, ANZ gain
5th - While you were sleeping: GM, Ford stocks rally
5th - NZ dollar gains as inflation rears its head in Europe
5th - Bapcor lifts Hellaby stake to 48.7% over New Year
5th - Kiwis Against Seabed Mining lobby denied charitable status
5th - Hong Kong investor Scobie Ward builds 5.6% stake in ikeGPS
5th - NZ dollar hits 2-week high on US dollar sell-off in Asia
5th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed as Bellamy's stoush weighs on A2 Milk
5th - ERoad Q4 result 'broadly in line' with expectations
6th - While you were sleeping: Mood turns sour
6th - NZ dollar climbs above 70 US cts
6th - CBL completes 94.5M euro purchase of French insurance creator
6th - Restaurant Brands settlement of Hawaiian deal delayed to February
6th - NZ dollar may edge higher as Chinese capital controls keep investors wary
6th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed; Warehouse and NZ Refining gain, Z Energy and Kathmandu decline
9th - World Week Ahead: Eyes on Trump, Yellen
9th - NZ dollar drops from 3-week high as rising US wages stoke optimism
9th - Summerset fourth-quarter sales rise 6.8%
9th - NZX cash trading drops in December, debt transactions remain strong
9th - Pushpay shares jump 9% after company says third quarter ACMR growth beat second quarter
9th - Auckland house sales, prices fall in December on glut of available properties
9th - Pengxin's Milk NZ posts 37% slump in 2016 revenue on weak milk price, sharemilking deal
9th - Michael Hill lifts sales 5.7% as retailers generally upbeat on Christmas
9th - Thailand's Oaks Hotels given all-clear to buy Auckland's Metropolis apartments
9th - NZ dollar stays below 70 US cents, traders suggest range of 67-72 cents in coming months
9th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, THL, Meridian gain, Kathmandu falls
10th - While you were sleeping: Oil weighs on Dow
10th - NZ dollar climbs to 2-month high vs. British pound on 'hard Brexit' fears
10th - Warehouse whittles down divisions in bid to cut costs
10th - Bapcor stake in Hellaby tips over 50%, potentially turning takeover offer unconditional
10th - NZ new vehicle sales post record for a third year in 2016 as Toyota cedes market share
10th - UPDATE: Bapcor stake in Hellaby tips over 50%, potentially turning takeover offer unconditional
10th - UPDATE: Bapcor stake in Hellaby tips over 50%, higher threshold condition waived
10th - SkyCity international boss's exit costs him $700,000 in forfeited shares
10th - CORRECT: NZ new vehicle sales post record for a third year in 2016 as Toyota cedes market share
10th - NZ dollar heads higher on Chinese inflation data
10th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, Mainfreight hits record while Arvida, ANZ fall
10th - Tourism Holdings exec sells down as share price soars
11th - While you were sleeping: Nasdaq hits record high
11th - NZ property values rise more slowly in December as lending curbs bite
11th - NZ dollar falls as data shows US economy in good heart, Trump press conference looms
11th - Augusta drops legal action against NPT, shareholder meeting date still uncertain
11th - ANZ sells UDC Finance to China's HNA Group for $660 million
11th - Pushpay's 3rd quarter update confirms 2017 ACMR and breakeven target
11th - CityFitness posts profit in 2016 despite personal training earnings falling
11th - Bapcor and Hellaby directors to meet after Bapcor secures 50% of shares
11th - Pushpay in talks with large US vendors over product offering
11th - NZ dollar continues drop against Aussie dollar, down 2% since Jan 3 high
11th - ASX-listed infant formula maker Bellamy's shares plunge on profit warning, CEO exit
11th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed, A2 Milk up 7% on Bellamy's news while Tourism Holdings, Summerset fall
12th - While you were sleeping: Trump hits pharma stocks
12th - NZ dollar touches month-high as Trump's first press conference offers little insight into stimulus
12th - Fairfax NZ posts first annual loss in four years in 2016, resumes dividend payments
12th - Comvita expects to realise $30M from sale of Medihoney, shares in US partner
12th - NZ commodity prices rise for eighth month, buoyed by dairy recovery
12th - Fonterra, LIC to launch online farm performance tool next month
12th - A2 Milk shares fall as Bellamy's slide continues
12th - Fonterra milk collections remain below previous season, trend shifts in Oz
12th - NZ dollar benefits from Trump press conference to remain at month highs
12th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed, Spark and A2 drop while NZ Refining, Fonterra gain
13th - While you were sleeping: Wall St drops
13th - NZ Dollar makes further gains overnight on continued Trump disappointment
13th - Key deadline for Veritas on future of Nosh supermarkets looms
13th - Bapcor offer for Hellaby goes unconditional
13th - BNZ appoints Louis Hawke to board
13th - Hospitality spending on cards exceeds $1 billion in December
13th - NZ economy to grow 3.5% in 2017, construction and tourism to grow though Trump, Brexit shadows loom
13th - Wool prices fall in first auction of 2017
13th - UPDATE: NZ have 'frugal Christmas' with retail spending down in December
13th - 2017 uncertain for house prices, with mixed expert views
13th - UPDATE: 2017 uncertain for house prices, with mixed expert views
13th - NZ Dollar consolidates gains against greenback and sterling
13th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, ANZ and A2 drop while Vital Healthcare, Sky TV rise
13th - RESEND: MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, ANZ and A2 drop while Vital Healthcare, Sky TV rise
16th - World Week Ahead: Focus on Yellen, Trump
16th - NZ dollar gains vs pound after report May to signal Brexit intent
16th - Bapcor lifts interest in Hellaby to 56% after declaring takeover unconditional, extending offer
16th - Woman's Day publisher touts McCaw wedding coverage with hefty copyright warning
16th - UPDATE: Hellaby directors change tune, support Bapcor takeover
16th - Downer NZ boss Bruyn departs to head up Fulton Hogan
16th - NZ food prices dip in December on cheaper vegetables, meat and dairy
16th - NZ lamb returns may be dented as kiwi rises to two-month high vs pound
16th - Bendon deal would provide lifeline for unprofitable, Nasdaq-listed Naked Brand
16th - Silver Fern Farms sinks to $30.6 million loss
16th - South African visitor numbers rise in month of visa changes
16th - Veritas gets extension on Nosh sale deadline as stoush with Constellation Drive franchisee brews
16th - NZ dollar falls as yen strengthens ahead of Trump inauguration, gains vs pound
16th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2, Infratil, Contact Energy
17th - While you were sleeping: Brexit weighs on pound
17th - NZ dollar little changed near 2-month high vs pound as May speech awaited
17th - NZ firms stay upbeat in December on building boom, rural recovery
17th - ANZ New Zealand, NZOG join early 2017 executive reshuffle
17th - NZ median house price slips 0.8% in December from November's high
17th - NZ Oil & Gas takes control of Cue Energy almost two years after launching full takeover offer
17th - Powerco eyes price hikes to pay for $1.4 billion network upgrade
17th - Postr raises $3 million from NZVIF, Singapore-based investors to fund expansion into Asia
17th - IRD follows IRS lead, audits Microsoft NZ over transfer pricing
17th - NZ dollar little changed before dairy auction as futures fall, traders await May speech
17th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, Air NZ and Vector fall, as markets mixed ahead of May's Brexit speech and Trump inauguration
17th - NZ, Israeli business relations seen as sailing through sour diplomatic affairs
18th - Dairy product prices rise, stemming two straight drops
18th - While you were sleeping: Dollar too strong for Trump
18th - NZ dollar rallies vs greenback after Trump comments, falls vs pound on May speech
18th - Liz Coutts named as new chair of Skellerup
18th - NZ Refining reports record annual throughput, margins for 2016
18th - Xero mulling chairman Chris Liddell's status after White House appointment
18th - Steel & Tube staffer pays 97% premium to fully paid for shares held under 24-year old scheme
18th - Hawkes Bay kiwifruit farm sells for $40.2mn
18th - NZ dollar rises above 72 US cents as Trumpflation trades unwind
18th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, Westpac and A2 drop while NZ Refining gains on throughput margins
19th - While you were sleeping: Yellen to speak
19th - NZ dollar falls as US data points to improving economic prospects
19th - Heartland names Air NZ's deputy finance chief David Mackrell as new CFO
19th - NZ manufacturing activity ends 2016 with above-average reading
19th - New Zealand residential building consents slide in November after quake
19th - Australian's Bega buys rights to Vegemite, Kraft brands from Mondelez for A$460M
19th - NZ consumer sentiment rises in January to highest since April 2015
19th - Macquarie still upbeat on retirement village sector, consents up in November
19th - Xero chairman Chris Liddell resigns to take Trump job, director Graham Smith takes over
19th - Treasury wary of more major projects in November update
19th - Management friction, unpaid bills sink promising pre-fab housing builder ABT in Auckland
19th - Warehouse hires NZ Baycorp boss Donna Cooper to run finance unit
19th - NZ dollar in biggest fall against greenback since November
19th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, Xero and Meridian gain while Air NZ drops
19th - Multi-billion dollar money laundering case hits NZ courts as Low relatives fight US DOJ
20th - While you were sleeping: Upbeat US jobs, housing
20th - NZ dollar gains to month-high vs yen as Trump inauguration looms
20th - Bapcor lifts interest in Hellaby to 78.4%, closing in on takeover that will herald breakup
20th - NZ govt's $87.3B investment focused on transformational projects
20th - Lyttelton Port container terminal union workers back on strike
20th - NZ employees most upbeat about labour market in eight years
20th - US$265m trust hearing within billion-dollar fraud case delayed
20th - Pumpkin Patch stores to close by mid-February
20th - NZ inflation probably back in RBNZ band at 1.2% after 2-year undershoot
20th - Judge to rule in favour of replacing trustees in Jho Low family case
20th - Unaffiliated Maori get Willie Jackson, Norm Dewes, Willie Te Aho to fisheries trust
20th - S&P affirms New Zealand's 'AA' credit rating on solid economy, fiscal prudence; kiwi gains
20th - Judge allows change of trustees in Low family case, US$265 mln in assets now in contention
20th - New Zealand dollar continues to make headway vs greenback, Trump inauguration in focus
20th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares edge lower on thin volumes Trump inauguration awaited; NZ Refining falls
23rd - World Week Ahead: President Trump takes office
23rd - NZ dollar little changed as investors await more detail on Trump's economic policies
23rd - Abano uses Healthcare Partners' dividend to offset takeover costs
23rd - Comvita warns annual earnings to slump on weak honey harvest, slow China sales
23rd - Fat Prophets Hot Stock: QBE Insurance
23rd - New Zealand markets in holding pattern until US panorama clearer
23rd - Suncorp's outstanding Canterbury quake claims costs rise, expects $50M of Kaikoura claims
23rd - Election date announcement on the cards for Tuesday
23rd - IkeGPS targets European sign market with Spike distribution deal
23rd - Bapcor sweeps out Hellaby boardroom after securing control
23rd - NZ dollar gains as Trump uncertainty keeps markets uneasy
23rd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares eke out gains in thin trade, Comvita weighs on market
24th - While you were sleeping: Trump axes trade deal
24th - NZ dollar little changed above 72 US cents as Trump weighs on greenback
24th - New Zealand's top 30 cooperatives generate sales of more than $40 billion
24th - NZ export beef benchmark rises 5.1%, reflecting short-term US demand pressures
24th - NZ services sector rises in December, employment recovers from November lag
24th - Z Energy may review current interim distribution policy
24th - New Zealand's economy firing on all cylinders, HSBC says
24th - Govt hikes minimum wage 3.3% to $15.75/hour
24th - Hellaby execs sell down holdings to Bapcor, but one retains stake
24th - Blue Sky Meats seeks 30 cents/share lift from Binxi after review shows earnings upside
24th - NZ dollar pushes higher on US dollar profit taking as uncertainty continues
24th - Food industry holds sway over public policy with lobbying tactics, study says
24th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed, Comvita and Z gain, Tegel and Auckland Airport fall
24th - TPP survival tactics dominate new PM's first press conference
25th - While you were sleeping: DuPont bolsters Wall St
25th - NZ dollar rises to more-than two-month high as Trump effect weighed, court rules on Brexit
25th - NZ winegrowers upbeat about upcoming harvest
25th - Govt launches $3M fund, compels building owners to fix quake-risk masonry within a year
25th - HEB Construction sinks into the red in 2016 as $30.8M written off major project
25th - Wellington High Court to re-open in February
25th - Customer numbers fall at Genesis Energy, but LPG sales soar
25th - Fonterra moves to reassure shareholders after Beingmate slashes guidance
25th - Turners to sell $150 mln of its loans to investors via securitisation
25th - NZ public sector returns to top spot in corruption perception index
25th - New Zealand dollar gains vs Aussie on weaker-than-expected Australian CPI
25th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Comvita, Tegel, Port of Tauranga
25th - Ross Asset liquidators recouped $4 mln in past six months, await McIntosh ruling
26th - While you were sleeping: Dow climbs above 20,000
26th - NZ dollar holds near two-month high ahead of inflation data
26th - Existing fibre partners get slice of $300 mln expansion to UFB
26th - NZ budget deficit smaller than forecast in first 5 months as GST, corporate tax beat estimates
26th - NZ consumer prices rise at fastest annual pace in 2 1/2 years; kiwi gains
26th - Life insurer Partners Life appoints Minto as new chairman
26th - NZ dollar hits new 2 1/2-month high as return of inflation marks end of RBNZ easing cycle
26th - Callaghan appoints panel to help firms leverage their IP
26th - Air NZ's share price target lowered by Craigs analysts
26th - Phitek sold to NYSE-listed Amphenol in $60M deal
26th - New Zealand dollar pushes higher on CPI but profit-taking tempers gains
26th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up, Tegel and Sky TV gain while Air NZ falls
27th - While you were sleeping: Wall St mixed
27th - NZ dollar slips as US data, Trump factor lift greenback
27th - MBIE boss David Smol to leave in June, search for new CEO underway
27th - Strike action still looming at Lyttelton Port, talks to continue Friday
27th - International visitors drive up October guest nights
27th - Flat NZ electricity demand keeps pressure on power companies
27th - NZ Binxi won't budge on $2.20 takeover price for Blue Sky
27th - ASX-listed Stream sells NZ insurance claims unit Symetri for up to $25M
27th - Fat Prophets Hot Stock: Rio Tinto
27th - Liquidators freeze Hansa director's assets as new Ponzi scheme alleged
27th - NZ dollar little changed as Asian holidays keep trading subdued, US GDP awaited
27th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Vista, NZX at 18-month high; FPH drops on Trump tariff threat
29th - Labour and Greens fire united opening salvo at 'tired govt'
30th - World Week Ahead: Fed meeting, US jobs loom
30th - NZ dollar little changed before trade, jobs data, FOMC
30th - Bapcor edges closer to Hellaby takeover, lifts interest to 88.6%
30th - G3 ahead of margin targets in 3Q but lags on inventory turnover, eyes further acquisitions
30th - Internet users increasingly 'desensitised' to ads on mobile sites, apps, Snakk Media says
30th - NZ trade deficit little changed in December as exports, imports decline
30th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Chorus and Fisher & Paykel drop while Heartland, Air NZ gain
31st - While you were sleeping: Trump depresses stocks
31st - NZ dollar gains as outlook for local economy trumps US executive orders
31st - Fonterra director Michael Spaans steps down due to ill health; Ian Farrelly returns
31st - Sky TV to pay early dividend ahead of Vodafone merger
31st - Spotcap to enter NZ market offering unsecured loans to SMEs
31st - Heineken-owned DB buys Tuatara for undisclosed sum
31st - NZ tourism, immigration hit fresh records in calendar 2016
31st - Oceania Natural third-quarter sales growth stalls on unstable grey market
31st - Sausage-maker Hellers adds 'sweet and sticky ribs' with Flavour House buy
31st - Meridian loses $1.2M battle over Wellington wind farm rates
31st - Aussie homecare services firm cleared to buy 40% of Healthcare of NZ
31st - Veritas bank deadline on Nosh extended to Feb. 2 by ANZ
31st - Asian investor takes 80% stake in Better Health Co supplements business
31st - NZ dollar gains as Trump's policy moves weigh on greenback
31st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Meridian, Warehouse, Air NZ decline as global equities slide
February 2017
1st - Douglas signs new cancer drug R&D deal with Manchester Uni
1st - Strong house price gains to continue in 2017, says QV
1st - While you were sleeping: Wall St, dollar slide
1st - NZ dollar hits new 2 1/2 month high as Trump's trade stance weighs on greenback
1st - Callaghan Innovation has 'weak' management, fuzzy strategy more than 3 years in
1st - Bapcor succeeds in Hellaby takeover as shareholders including director Paul Byrnes exit
1st - NZ's jobless rate unexpectedly rises to 5.2% in 4th qtr; kiwi drops
1st - CORRECT: Bapcor succeeds in Hellaby takeover as shareholders including director Paul Byrnes exit
1st - Wellington Drive shares jump 10% on ebitda profit, revenue lift in 2016
1st - King Salmon passes FMA sniff test despite only hinting at challenges in Sounds
1st - UPDATE: Rise in NZ unemployment won't ruffle central bank feathers
1st - PM English names Sept. 23 for 2017 general election
1st - NZ Premium Whitebait ramps up production for exports after first successful harvest
1st - Westland Milk says more job cuts on the cards
1st - English says bubbling jobs market may cool, wage growth and inflation to pick up
1st - NZ dollar falls after unexpected rise in unemployment in fourth quarter
1st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Port of Tauranga, Meridian gain, Z Energy drops on inquiry threat
1st - Drury, Morgan backed Citizen Thiel; NZ his
2nd - While you were sleeping: Apple stock rallies
2nd - FMA leans against 'market knows best' view in new code of conduct
2nd - NZ dollar little changed, after falling with jobs data, stronger US figures
2nd - Abano directors reiterate shareholders should reject Healthcare Partners offer
2nd - Fonterra's Spierings warns resurgence of nationalism, protectionism threaten global trade
2nd - Briscoe's Duke says full-year profit rose 25% to about $59 mln
2nd - RESEND: FMA leans against 'market knows best' view in new code guide
2nd - NZ's largest telcos lag field in customer satisfaction says Consumer NZ
2nd - PM English dangles $503M crime-busting package with early intervention, more cops
2nd - Veritas sells Nosh for $4m, looks to repay debt to ANZ
2nd - NZ dollar falls vs Aussie after Australia posts record trade surplus
2nd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, Fletcher and Freightways fall while A2, Veritas gain
2nd - Opus International sinks into the red as ailing oil industry triggers more write-downs in Canada
3rd - While you were sleeping: Wall St limps along
3rd - NZ dollar gains vs pound on soft BOE tone, extends slide vs Aussie
3rd - Intueri to quit Australia after losing subsidies, says all assets may be up for sale
3rd - NZX trading volumes slow in January, although values rise with benchmark index up 2.5%
3rd - Metro Glass warns annual profit may drop as expected NZ sales don't eventuate
3rd - NZ new vehicle sales rise 16% to reach new record in January
3rd - Hallenstein says first-half profit rose as much as 35% after stronger Christmas trading
3rd - Solid Energy to close Spring Creek mine after no buyers emerge
3rd - Auckland average house price firms in January, breaking with tradition
3rd - Fulton Hogan, Aurecon win $40.7 mln job to replace three Northland bridges
3rd - NZ commodity prices down in January, dragged by wool and dairy weakness
3rd - UPDATE: Metro Glass shares tumble after weaker-than-expected guidance
3rd - English dips into Budget 2017 for $503m crime-fighting package including legal aid, district court funding
3rd - Tenon trims Clearwood FY earnings guidance to US$10.5M to reflect FX movements, corporate costs
3rd - Strike action to continue at Lyttelton Port over Waitangi weekend
3rd - Plexure Group raises $1.6 mln through issue of convertible notes
3rd - RBNZ likely on hold, all eyes will be on its interest rate forecasts
3rd - NZ banks say bill to meet central bank's new outsourcing rules will top $870M
3rd - Reckitt Benckiser fined $1.1 million over misleading Nurofen ads
3rd - NZ dollar falls as rally runs out of puff ahead of payrolls data
3rd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rose; A2, F&P Healthcare gain, Metro Glass plunges 18.5%
7th - World Week Ahead: Trump caution sets in
7th - NZ dollar little changed above 73 US cents after weak US wages growth
7th - RESEND: NZ dollar little changed above 73 US cents after weak US wages growth
7th - Cavalier cuts 2017 earnings guidance citing tough Australian trading, depressed wool market
7th - Spark mounts $22.7 mln takeover of struggling minnow TeamTalk, offering 78% premium
7th - Private equity investor Caniwi adds Olympic star Waddell, hunts provincial property
7th - Fat Prophets’ Hot Stock
7th - Lamb flap prices match record high, on limited supply, strong demand
7th - Kathmandu says first half profit slightly stronger on increased Australian sales
7th - NZ lamb wool prices slump amid weak demand during peak production period
7th - UPDATE: TeamTalk shares soar as Spark eyes CityLink, Farmside assets
7th - Contact Energy considers $100 million retail bond offer
7th - Harbour Asset trims Intueri stake after education group anounces Australia exit, strategic review
7th - Capital + Merchant debenture holders to get 2nd payment in March
7th - Big shake-up for RBNZ: Wheeler to resign Sept; Spencer to fill in
7th - Whole milk powder set to fall at GlobalDairyTrade auction overnight
7th - NZ inflation expectations push higher, may give RBNZ pause for thought
7th - Trustees Executors reaches $4.9M settlement with IRD after audit of $24M payment in 2013
7th - New Zealand dollar gains as inflation expectations push higher
7th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, led by TradeMe, F&P Healthcare; Warehouse, Kathmandu rise
8th - Dairy product prices eke out surprise gain
8th - While you were sleeping: Energy stocks slide with oil
8th - NZ dollar slips as Fed's Harker talks up chance for March rate hike
8th - Fliway first-half profit falls 39% as lost customer, Kaikoura quake hits earnings
8th - Hellaby to delist by March 8, independent directors depart
8th - NZ ranks worst in global survey of car value depreciation, MTA blames 'two-tiered market'
8th - NZ Commerce Commission files charges against Bunnings
8th - Shane Scott pleads not guilty to running $6 million Ponzi scheme
8th - FMA issues 12 warnings for money laundering, terrorism financing rule failures
8th - 'Cautious' Joyce seeks cost-benefit on debt-to-income lending rules
8th - TeamTalk tells shareholders to put off decisions on 'hostile' Spark bid
8th - Joyce cautions potential home buyers to brace for higher interest rates
8th - Concerns about lack of affordable Auckland housing, high cost of building materials dominate select committee
8th - UPDATE: NZ Commerce Commission files charges against Bunnings
8th - NZ dollar falls ahead of RBNZ rate decision
8th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Metro Glass, Fletcher decline, SkyCity gains before earnings
8th - Infratil says hearings on bid to extend Wellington Airport runway likely delayed to June
9th - While you were sleeping: Caution follows records
9th - Synlait lifts forecast payout to farmer suppliers on gain in global prices
9th - Bionona sticks to online sales in launch of eczema treatment
9th - Allied Farmers says first-half profit fell on decline in calf processing sales
9th - RBNZ's Wheeler keeps OCR at 1.75%, nudges up rate track; kiwi falls
9th - FIRST CUT: SkyCity 1H earnings rise 18% on improvement in Auckland casino trading
9th - UPDATE: SkyCity 1H earnings rise 18% on improvement in Auckland casino trading
9th - NZ dollar, swap rates fall as RBNZ statement prompts traders to drop bets on early hike
9th - NZ building consents fall 7.2% in December, reflecting drop in apartments
9th - AMP New Zealand financial services posts 2.8% gain in underlying operating profit
9th - CORRECT: Concerns about lack of affordable Auckland housing, high cost of building materials dominate select committee
9th - Wynyard Group and subsidiary placed into liquidation
9th - Trade protectionism biggest uncertainty for RBNZ
9th - Suncorp's NZ insurance business posts 57% drop in first-half profit on quake costs
9th - Moa to be distribution partner for Lewis Road Creamery's Chocolate Cream Liqueur, affirms guidance
9th - Canada's Fairfax Financial Holdings offers to snap up Tower for $197m
9th - MFAT keeps '24-hour watch' on Trump, seeks US bilateral trade deal while TPP still on the table
9th - Bionona sticks to online sales in launch of eczema treatment
9th - Vic Crone, former Xero manager and Auckland mayoral candidate, appointed as Callaghan CEO
9th - Zespri to license more SunGold kiwifruit in Italy to meet rising demand
9th - Energy Minister Collins puts petrol prices under the microscope
9th - Still too early to declare victory on cooling house prices, RBNZ's Spencer says
9th - New Zealand dollar falls sharply after RBNZ dampens rate hike expectations
9th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; SkyCity gains on earnings, Tower surges on takeover, Sky TV drops
10th - While you were sleeping: Trump rallies stocks
10th - NZ dollar falls after Trump's tax talk lifts greenback, Wheeler tepid on rate hikes
10th - Chorus to get regulatory relief on copper network in new fibre environment
10th - Livestock Improvement lifts first-half earnings, forecasts return to full-year profit
10th - Regulator proposes gas distribution revenue cap of up to $42M a year for pipeline companies
10th - Trilogy International says it's meeting disclosure requirements after 22% share slide
10th - Janet Lowe's relief care minimum wage appeal reaches Supreme Court
10th - Government still in talks with Air NZ in expanded cross-agency air travel contract
10th - NZ lamb wool weakens further at auction
10th - Lyttelton Port strike cancelled this weekend after positive negotiations
10th - Fat Prophets Hot Stock: Telstra
10th - Bike Barn fined $800k over misleading ads
10th - Could Wheeler be last RBNZ governor to call the shots alone?
10th - New Zealand dollar heads for 1.7% weekly fall as RBNZ talks down early rate hikes
10th - Trustpower sees small gain for 2017 earnings from King Country Energy
10th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, Chorus and Vector fall while A2, Trilogy rise
13th - World Week Ahead: Yellen testifies
13th - NZ dollar falls to 4-month low vs Aussie on stronger metals, ore prices, rates outlook
13th - FIRST CUT: Contact lifts first-half underlying profit by 12%, cuts capex as sales fall
13th - Property For Industry reports record FY profit
13th - NZ plastic card spending jumps in January as credit appetite increases
13th - JB Hi-Fi's NZ 1H earnings slump on margin squeeze, attracting management's gaze
13th - Lyttleton Port Co and Maritime Union reach agreement in principle
13th - High Court affirms Auckland unitary plan's independent panel assessments
13th - Higher dividends in prospect as Contact Energy debt ratios fall
13th - Manawatu council mismanaging fresh water consents, environmental lobby says
13th - Commercial Factors chases Blue Chip liquidator Meltzer Mason over unpaid bill
13th - New Zealand dollar rises from 4-month low vs Aussie, sticks to tight range
13th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, Fletcher, Contact gain; Vista, Comvita fall
14th - While you were sleeping: Wall St hits fresh records
14th - Lion NZ boss Rory Glass says Panhead a 'runaway train', can't keep pace with demand
14th - NZ dollar falls as greenback reaches 3-week high ahead of Yellen testimony
14th - NZX annual profit falls 62% on Ralec litigation costs; 2015 Link Market sale washes through
14th - NZ house prices advance in January, sales activity slows
14th - NZ food prices rise 0.9% in January as spike in apples drives up fruit, vegetable prices
14th - NZOG sells 27.5% stake in Tui oil field for US$750,000
14th - NZ dollar falls vs Aussie on China data, upbeat business across theTasman
14th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, Contact, Port of Tauranga gain, NZX drops on earnings
15th - While you were sleeping: Stocks rise on Yellen
15th - NZ dollar slips as Fed's Yellen keeps March open for possible US rate hike
15th - FMA thinks hard about tech disruption in strategy refresh
15th - A2 Milk first-half profit soars, company eyes future dividend payments
15th - Pacific Edge undertakes $8 million share placement
15th - Wellington Airport falls short of target with $70 mln raised in latest bond offer
15th - ASB lifts first-half earnings on bigger loan book, but skinnier margins
15th - Australia's Wesfarmers says 1H result partly lifted by Bunnings
15th - Ingham's sees New Zealand's chicken glut persisting
15th - Pushpay inks R&D funding agreement with Callaghan Innovation
15th - NZ dollar recovers from Fed's Yellen talking up early rate hike
15th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares up, Sky TV and Westpac gain while Tegel, A2 fall after earnings
16th - While you were sleeping: US consumer boosts rally
16th - NZ banks likely to scale bank lending growth in 2017 as margin squeeze hits bottom line
16th - NZX may lose more listed companies in 2017 as IPO pipeline remains tepid
16th - NZ dollar gains as US inflation data stokes reflation talk, prospect of rate hikes
16th - FIRST CUT: Spark 1H earnings rise 3.5%, bolstered by CCL acquisition, Southern Cross dividends
16th - Cadbury to close doors on Dunedin factory after 80 years, eliminating 350 jobs
16th - RESEND: Caldera founder Jim Watson loses cancer battle as investors show renewed support for gene test
16th - Chinese tourists discovering NZ's best-kept accommodation secret: motels
16th - UPDATE: Spark considering options after Sky TV rejects delaying Vodafone merger if approved next week
16th - Solid Energy chair Andy Coupe talks resignation over Pike River re-entry
16th - NZ consumer confidence eases in February, although more people feel better off
16th - Tax cuts still in the mix for Finance Minister Steven Joyce's first budget
16th - Landcorp Farming name 'too 80s'; should rebrand as 'Pamu', says MP
16th - Broadband bargain-hunting forces Spark to change tack
16th - NZ's iron sand deposits a 'world-class' resource, Trans Tasman Resources says
16th - Brian Gaynor steps back at Milford, citing lack of growth opportunity in NZ stocks'
16th - Fonterra sees smaller decline in 2017 milk production
16th - Abano shareholders consider 100% takeover bid, lift offer for controlling stake
16th - NZ dollar extends gains on concern 'Trump factor' being over-hyped
16th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as Spark earnings disappoint, Sky TV in merger spat
16th - CORRECT: Brian Gaynor steps back at Milford, citing lack of growth opportunity in NZ stocks
17th - TTR retreads rejected argument in second bid to mine iron sands, opponents say
17th - While you were sleeping: Wall St eases
17th - NZ dollar little changed, may rise as markets await new Trump policies
17th - FIRST CUT: Auckland Airport, on front line of tourism boom, lifts first-half profit by 19%
17th - AFT Pharmaceuticals expects sales to hit analyst forecast of $70 mln
17th - Abano recommends investors reject increased Healthcare offer, refuses access to books
17th - Steel & Tube 1H profit down 33% but upbeat about second half
17th - IkeGPS still sees breakeven this year, expects lumpy revenue to 2018 and beyond
17th - Cavalier reports sharply lower 1H net profit, reiterates FY breakeven forecast
17th - Ed Sims to leave Airways Corp for international post
17th - New Zealand's manufacturing activity slips in January
17th - Strong 1st qtr earnings gain in NZ for ANZ despite shrinking lending and margins
17th - NZ retail sales rise 0.8% in Dec qtr, auto sector dominates
17th - Michael Hill lifts 1H profit 3.4% on jewellery chain expansion
17th - RBNZ, Treasury talk up global economic risks in briefings to Finance Minister Joyce
17th - UPDATED: Auckland Airport's reponse to rapid growth sees higher capex, retail disruptions
17th - Labour promises $20M for Gisborne timber processing
17th - Millennium & Copthorne Hotels posts $40M profit, bolstered by property development
17th - Lion to pay up to $25.1 million for
17th - NZ dollar ekes out weekly gain as greenback falls
17th - NZ house price growth to 'slow sharply', says credit rating agency Fitch
17th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, Spark, Sky TV continue losses while Auckland Airport gains on earnings
20th - World Week Ahead: Fed minutes, Trump rally
20th - NZ dollar falls as Fed minutes loom, pace of local economic growth weighed
20th - Chorus beats first-half profit expectations, lifts annual guidance
20th - ASB to offer up to $100 million of five-year fixed rate notes
20th - NZ Post 1H profit drops 19% on reduced Kiwibank contribution
20th - NZ roundwood log prices jump to a record on demand from construction, horticulture industries
20th - Freightways 1H profit rises 22%; courier, mail growth offsets LitSupport costs
20th - NZ producer input, output prices still lifted by milk prices
20th - Kiwibank first-half profit falls 13% on funding, infrastructure costs
20th - NZ services sector sees growth in January, offsetting slowing housing market
20th - NZ Steel returns to profit in first half, export competitiveness still unclear
20th - Blis cuts profit, revenue forecasts for 2017 after customers reduce inventory
20th - Maori and Mana parties agree election tactics deal
20th - Nib New Zealand 1H underlying profit up 40% as OnePath acquisition benefits mount
20th - Heartland Bank takes stake in online SME lender Fuelled
20th - Spark NZ seeks court-ordered brief delay on Sky/Voda tie-up if approved
20th - UPDATE: Freightways 1H profit rises 22%; courier, mail growth offsets LitSupport costs
20th - CORRECT: Kiwibank first-half profit falls 11% on funding, infrastructure costs
20th - Westpac wrong to release 'Dirty Politics' author Hager's bank records: Privacy Commissioner
20th - Chorus on drive to upgrade ADSL copper line customers
20th - English criticises Super Fund CEOs pay rise, puts directors on notice
20th - NZ dollar slips in tussle between NZ economy, Fed rates outlook
20th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed, gains for Auckland Airport, Spark while Chorus, Sky TV fall
21st - While you were sleeping: Unilever stock drops
21st - NZ dollar little changed with US holiday, may fall on weaker dairy prices, Fed rate plans
21st - FIRST CUT: Mercury 1H profit jumps 53%, lifts full year guidance
21st - Wrightson profit growth stalls in first half as cautious farmers spend less
21st - Heartland lifts first-half profit 14%, ups share purchase plan
21st - Tourism Holdings lifts 1H profit 38%, maintains annual profit forecast
21st - UPDATE: Mercury reports 53% jump in 1H net profit, lifts FY guidance
21st - Comvita turns to a first-half loss as Chinese crackdown hurts sales
21st - Caltex cuts dividend to pay for Gull acquisition in search for regional growth
21st - Colonial Motor Co reports a 5.2% dip in 1H profit
21st - Joyce unveils first social bond pilot in pitch to get more productive public service
21st - Former Ministry of Transport senior manager sentenced to jail for fraud
21st - NZX's Superlife swaps notes for 71% of Energy Mad
21st - CORRECTION:Heartland lifts first-half profit 14%, ups share purchase plan
21st - NZ dollar falls ahead of milk auction
21st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, Scales and Mercury gain while Comvita drops on earnings
22nd - Dairy product prices decline after two straight gains
22nd - While you were sleeping: Fresh Wall Street records
22nd - Tower chair Stiassny cautions shareholders over Suncorp offer
22nd - NZ dollar little changed as dairy prices fall, Fed speakers keep March 'live'
22nd - FIRST CUT: Meridian Energy lifts first-half operating earnings 6%
22nd - FIRST CUT: Ebos boosts first-half profit 7.2%, raises annual earnings outlook
22nd - UPDATE: Suncorp builds 11% stake in Tower, pitches rival takeover bid
22nd - FIRST CUT: Fletcher 1H profit rises 2%
22nd - FIRST CUT: Sky TV 1H profit falls 32% as programme costs rise, subscribers fall
22nd - Rakon director Peter Maire resigns, new directors to be appointed soon
22nd - Offshore income closing on 10% of Meridian's total, Trump helps smelter
22nd - UPDATE: Ebos boosts first-half profit 7.2%, raises annual earnings outlook
22nd - Fairfax NZ's 1H revenues and earnings down as advertising revenue falls
22nd - UPDATE: Fletcher shares drop after first-half results show weak construction earnings
22nd - Countdown 1H earnings fall as loyalty, quake costs mount
22nd - IAG's NZ profit rises in 1H, warns $117M Kaikoura quake cost puts acid on risk pricing
22nd - Vocus NZ earnings soar with CallPlus acquisition, targets power bundle for growth
22nd - A rising tide of protectionism could hit NZ dairy sector hard: NZIER
22nd - TVNZ posts 6.2% decline in first-half earnings as ad revenue falls faster than expenses
22nd - A2 CEO, chair sell down holdings following strong first-half earnings
22nd - Coca Cola Amatil's NZ business boosts earnings in 2016 on higher volumes
22nd - Living Cell Technologies reports wider 1H loss
22nd - Spark, 2Degrees granted stay on merger decision for Sky, Vodafone'
22nd - Air NZ joins govt's cross-agency panel for air travel
22nd - UPDATE: Spark, 2Degrees granted stay on merger decision for Sky, Vodafone
22nd - UPDATE2: Fletcher shares drop after 1H results show weak construction earnings
22nd - NZ dollar holds gains as investors keep watch on the Fed
22nd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, Fletcher and Sky TV drop on earnings, Tower gains on rival bid
22nd - Ports of Auckland holds first-half dividend unchanged as profit falls 7.5%
23rd - While you were sleeping: DuPont, Unilever rally
23rd - NZ dollar gains after Fed minutes show concern at greenback strength
23rd - FIRST CUT: ComCom declines Sky TV/Vodafone merger over competition fears
23rd - Fonterra keeps forecast farmgate payout at $6/kgMS, sees global dairy prices stable or rising
23rd - FIRST CUT: Air New Zealand posts 24% decline in 1H profit as domestic competition mounts
23rd - FIRST CUT: Port of Tauranga posts 8.5% 1H profit gain as cargo picks up
23rd - Premium sports monopoly key to Sky-Vodafone merger rejection
23rd - Summerset annual earnings rise 50% as expansion accelerates
23rd - Trade Me first half profit climbs 16% after reinvestment in business
23rd - Air New Zealand posts 24% decline in 1H profit as competition mounts
23rd - Vital Healthcare 1H distributable income rises 87% on rental returns from portfolio
23rd - SLI first-half loss more than doubles on strong kiwi, major customer loss
23rd - Investors wipe nearly $300M off Sky TV valuation after Vodafone merger rejected
23rd - Intueri halves full-year loss as smaller impairments offset drop in revenue
23rd - Transpower lifts 1H profit on higher transmission revenue, eyes bond issue
23rd - UPDATE: Summerset annual earnings rise 50% as expansion accelerates
23rd - UPDATE: Port of Tauranga's Cairns 'relieved' to have revenue growth as capex programme ends
23rd - Trade Me CEO Macdonald sees scope to improve marketplace as global giants loom
23rd - Qantas reports slide in first-half earnings, Jetstar fares better
23rd - NZ nappy competition weighs on earnings for Asaleo, company behind Libra, Sorbent, Treasures
23rd - Air New Zealand more upbeat about future, says competition may have peaked
23rd - MYOB's NZ business delivers 23% gain in revenue in 2016
23rd - Govt bows to pressure, adopts 'swimmable' target for lakes and rivers
23rd - Warehouse to cut a net 130 jobs in organisational shake-up to save up to $20M a year
23rd - Gentrack sees first-half revenue up 20% as new projects come on stream
23rd - CORRECT: Living Cell Technologies reports wider 1H loss
23rd - CORRECT: SLI first-half loss more than doubles on strong kiwi, major customer loss
23rd - NZ dollar gains vs Aussie after weak 4Q business investment data in Australia
23rd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Air NZ, Spark; Sky TV drops on merger fail
24th - While you were sleeping: Wall St lingers near records
24th - NZ dollar gains after Mnuchin says impact of US tax reform will take time
24th - FIRST CUT: Vector first-half profit rises 7% on sales growth, one-time gain
24th - Vista pays bigger-than-expected maiden dividend as China deal bolsters profit
24th - NZME reports little changed FY pro forma net profit despite challenging markets
24th - NZ lamb wool price picks up as fewer wool bales offered at auction
24th - Government releases terms of reference on fuel price study
24th - CBL annual profit falls 14% as expansion costs weigh
24th - Murray Goulburn's milk collection sinks 21% in first half, outpacing Fonterra
24th - More booze on New Zealand shelves in 2016 as craft beer in demand
24th - NZ dollar gains 0.5% against greenback on week, treading water into weekend
24th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, Warehouse and Mercury NZ drop while Air NZ gains
24th - UPDATE: CBL shares drop 11% after earnings fall short of some expectations
26th - Fat Prophets Hot Stock - Sunland Group
27th - World Week Ahead: Trump to address Congress
27th - NZ dollar little changed, remains in tight range as Trump, Yellen awaited
27th - Spark announces Netflix partnership in challenge to Sky TV- Vodafone bundling
27th - Metlifecare 1H profit jumps 31% as housing boom bolsters property values, fattens sales margins
27th - Delegat lifts 1H profit 17%, sees annual profit in line with 2016's $37m
27th - Progress at last on RMA reform; passage in March predicted
27th - Airwork 1H profit up 9.5% as Rifa takeover offer passes 75% threshold
27th - NZ signs agreements with Iran on meat exports, kiwifruit opportunities
27th - Allied Farmers anticipates rebound in dairy herd sales will bolster annual earnings
27th - Queenstown Airport loses second bid to keep depreciation tax deductions in Court of Appeal
27th - Vital Healthcare expands footprint with hospital purchases in Auckland, Perth
27th - Next stop Auckland as NZ's record inflow of migrants continues unabated in January
27th - ASX-listed Southern Cross Media keen on NZME's radio empire
27th - Mercer narrows first-half loss, predicts stronger 2H without one-off costs
27th - Metlifecare's Sowry sees 'little bit of softening' in property market, no let-up on costs
27th - Crown argues it has power to revoke status of conservation land in Ruataniwha appeal
27th - Marsden Maritime lifts first-half profit 21% on rising Northport cargo volumes
27th - Carter Holt Harvey draws councils into leaky school claim
27th - New Zealand dollar gains against Sterling on Scottish referendum jitters
27th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain on Metlifecare result; Summerset rises, Ryman, Fletcher fall
28th - While you were sleeping: Records before Trump speech
28th - NZ dollar little changed as Trump, Yellen awaited; trade data looms
28th - FIRST CUT: Genesis Energy first-half earnings fall 11% as wholesale electricity market weighs
28th - Intueri's Australian colleges lose registration
28th - NZ Refining annual profit drops 69% from a record year with margins weaker in 2016
28th - Scales lifts 2016 annual profit 6% on business expansion, international demand
28th - Veritas to book Nosh losses in annual accounts after returning to black in first-half
28th - NZ trade deficit widens to $285m in January, dominated by crude oil
28th - Court of Appeal backs pilots on Wellington runway extension safety areas
28th - NZ business confidence slips in February as economic growth hits 'mature stage'
28th - Genesis Energy lifts retail margins in shift to drive more valuable customer relations
28th - Minter Ellison invests $2M in artificial intelligence technology to replace lawyers
28th - NZ dollar little changed as traders hold out hope Trump will unleash US stimulus
28th - Up to $300M in earn-outs available to Compac vendors, assuming turnaround
28th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain with Metlifecare, Chorus; NZ Refining, Genesis, Intueri fall
28th - CORRECT: Up to $230M in earn-outs available to Compac vendors, assuming turnaround
March 2017
1st - While you were sleeping: Target sinks, eyes on Trump
1st - NZ property values continue march higher in February
1st - NZ dollar gains after US GDP, trade data; increases vs Aussie before Australian GDP
1st - Sky TV, Vodafone still open to pursuing merger
1st - King Salmon posts 52% gain in first-half profit, affirms full-year forecast
1st - NZOG narrows first-half loss in lead-up to $168 mln Kupe sale
1st - Fonterra names Paravicini COO Global Consumer, Food Service
1st - Methven posts 32% drop in 1H profit, maintains full-year guidance
1st - Fisher Funds hires former Cooperative Bank boss Bruce McLachlan to take over as CEO
1st - Fruit marketer T&G Global reports 67% jump in 2016 profit
1st - CBL sees annual earnings growth of up to 22% in 2017
1st - SeaDragon expects wider FY loss as new Omega-3 refinery slow to take off
1st - TeamTalk lifts 1H profit 18%, forecasts annual gain in face of Spark takeover attempt
1st - Foley Family Wines turns to first-half loss on Kaikoura quake costs, falling sales
1st - Apple NZ reports lower FY profit, defers taxes
1st - Pyne Gould back in black as Queenstown property development comes on stream
1st - Wellington's CentrePort posts $35.7 million 1H loss after Kaikoura earthquake
1st - S&P downgrades Kiwibank after NZ Post guarantee expires; Post's rating stable
1st - NZ dollar falls vs Aussie on strong Australian GDP; Trump buoys greenback
1st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, Mercury and Xero fall while Metro Glass, Air NZ rise
2nd - While you were sleeping: Rally on rate bets
2nd - Cashed up buyers with cheap funding likely to stoke M&A activity in 2017: Chapman Tripp
2nd - NZ dollar drops after Fed's Dudley plays up US rate interest rate hike case
2nd - RBNZ comfortable with economic projections as housing, Trump weigh on outlook
2nd - Quiet regime change as Annelies McClure leaves Overseas Investment Office
2nd - 'Modest investment' in power generation needed from 2018 to shore up supply, Transpower says
2nd - Westland Milk elects long-serving farmer Pete Morrison as new chairman
2nd - Intueri, the $1.2M firm that owes ANZ Bank $70.7M, may be a tough sell for High St Capital Partners
2nd - Rising household debt a worry on prospect of higher interest rates, NZIER says
2nd - NZ dollar falls as renewed bets for Fed rate hike in March stoke greenback
2nd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares join global Trump rally, lacklustre earnings stifle gains
3rd - While you were sleeping: Brainard adds to rate bets
3rd - Chinese unease over Trump may prove boon for Kiwi exports
3rd - NZ dollar extends slide as bets for US rate hike in March put focus on Yellen
3rd - A2 deepens relationship with Synlait Milk buying 8.2% stake for $47.9M
3rd - T&G Global, Grandview Brokerage form venture to align US fresh produce assets
3rd - NZ new vehicle sales rise 14% to new record for a February month
3rd - NPT shareholder meeting delayed as it negotiates with Kiwi Property
3rd - NZ looks to crack down on multinationals flouting local tax system
3rd - Auckland house prices reach fresh high in February, competition strong around $1m
3rd - Restaurant Brands gets Yum sign-off for Hawaiian deal but delay dents guidance
3rd - NZ residential building slows in 4Q as skilled labour in high demand
3rd - Suncorp says proposed takeover of Tower won't change NZ competitive dynamic
3rd - NZ commodity prices rise in February, meat, dairy and steel gain while wool continues to drop
3rd - Milk powder prices may drop 7% at next week's GDT auction, futures indicate
3rd - Tax reforms a powerful package but may make it tougher to do business in NZ
3rd - NZ wool market improves at weekly auction
3rd - Milford's Warminger manipulated NZ stock market twice in 2014, High Court finds
3rd - UPDATE: Warminger 'disappointed' by finding he manipulated NZ stock market twice in 2014
3rd - Warminger's market manipulation an expensive conduct lesson, expert says
3rd - ComCom rejects insurer Aon's bid to buy fire sprinkler and alarm business
3rd - NZ dollar sheds 2.1% vs greenback over week as market looks to Fed rate hike
3rd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, Sky TV continues to weaken while Comvita, A2 gain
4th - Fat Prophets Hot Stock: Fairfax Media (FXJ)
6th - World Week Ahead: US jobs, ECB meeting
6th - NZ dollar sinks to lowest level this year on TWI basis as Yellen affirms rate hikes
6th - Hutsons, Reeves bid to seize control of Abano fails
6th - NZX trading volumes and value slump on year in February
6th - Lamb flap prices hit record high as NZ slaughter rates decline
6th - National guest nights continue to push higher in December
6th - Meridian seeks up to $150 million in retail bond offer
6th - NZ residential building consents edge up 0.8% as apartments make up for dip in houses
6th - Big electricity users losing patience with local lines companies
6th - Michael Hill promotes chief financial officer Phil Taylor to top job
6th - TruScreen shares jump as it announces new distribution deals
6th - FIRST CUT: Pension age to rise to 67, starting in 20 years
6th - Veritas reaches confidential settlement with former Nosh franchisee
6th - NZ dollar falls as North Korean missile tests rattle markets
6th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain, led by A2 Milk, Sky TV; Ryman drops
6th - Student debt generation to face higher pension age, says Labour
7th - While you were sleeping: Wall St slides
7th - NZ dollar falls below 70 US cents on Fed rate-hike plans, bets on weak dairy auction
7th - Environment Minister Smith wins Maori Party to RMA reform with iwi arrangements
7th - Tegels, Inghams warned over misleading chicken sizes
7th - TruScreen inks deal to access Indian market
7th - Govt's 7-month surplus bigger than expected on corporate tax take
7th - NZ wholesale trade rises 0.7% in 4Q, led by fruit, vehicles
7th - Rapid Loans to repay $1.4m in unreasonable fees after ComCom investigation
7th - Reserve Bank seeks balance in banking sector capital requirements review
7th - Airways unveils $58 mln revamp for air traffic management platforms
7th - NZ gender pay gap unchanged in more than a decade
7th - Capital gains tax, debt-to-income ratios among IMF's policy prescriptions for NZ
7th - NZ govt could beef up 'timid' innovation spend to support growth, IMF says
7th - Broader remit for FMA would be helpful, IMF says
7th - NZ dollar hangs near 70 US cents as Fed, Wheeler, dairy auction weigh
7th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Chorus, A2 drop, Metlifecare, ANZ gain
8th - Dairy product prices slide amid abundant supply
8th - While you were sleeping: Stocks languish
8th - NZ dollar drops, taking 4-week decline to 5% as dairy falls, US jobs, Fed loom
8th - NZOG to make $100 million capital return via share cancellation
8th - Downer agrees to acquire construction firm Hawkins from McConnell family
8th - Vista expects 'meaningful revenue' for Movio unit in Screenvision deal
8th - Restaurant Brands splits into 3 geographical divisions as it eyes future international growth
8th - Downer fills gap in NZ 'vertical' construction with Hawkins acquisition
8th - Economists pare back Fonterra milk payout forecasts after dismal global dairy auction
8th - NZ manufacturing sales volumes fall 1.8% in fourth quarter on meat and dairy
8th - UPDATE: NZX reopens after 1.5 hour delay
8th - Ivan Erceg's conduct raised 'genuine concern' in Supreme Court's trust disclosure ruling
8th - CORRECT: TruScreen inks deal to access Indian market
8th - Treasury stretched in keeping tabs on major projects
8th - NZ earnings season underwhelms investors as rising interest rates erode the appeal of dividends
8th - NZ dollar drifts lower on sour milk auction, Fed views
8th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Chorus, Comvita gain, Property for Industry falls
9th - While you were sleeping: US jobs boost rate bets
9th - NZ dollar falls to new 2-mth low as US jobs report stokes Fed hike expectations
9th - Losses at smaller NZ firms from cyber-attacks average $19k, Norton survey finds
9th - Bethunes finds backdoor listing candidate in NZ Retail Property Group
9th - Spark confirms $22.7 million TeamTalk takeover offer
9th - FMA files charges against ERoad staffers over insider trading
9th - NZX director Alison Gerry steps down, replaced by Richard Bodman
9th - Warehouse first-half profit drops 76% on financial services impairment, weaker Red Shed earnings
9th - Latest school PPP contract will include a repeat clause
9th - Restaurant Brands lifts 4Q revenue bolstered by KFC sales in NZ, Australia
9th - Fairfax NZ boss Simon Tong quits days ahead of NZME merger ruling, heads to ASB
9th - UPDATE: TeamTalk tells shareholders to wait after Spark confirms $22.7M takeover offer
9th - Warehouse prepares for Amazon juggernaut by upping customer engagement, adding services
9th - Fairfax Media seeking permanent NZ replacement after Tong's exit
9th - Wynyard managers squeezes just $2.8 mln in pre-liquidation asset sales
9th - Supreme Court lets Affco appeal ruling on unlawful lockouts
9th - NZ dollar sinks to 69 US cents in face of 'perfect storm' of Fed about to hike, weaker NZ outlook
9th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as Warehouse earnings weigh; Genesis, Restaurant Brands gain
10th - While you were sleeping: Oil sinks, euro rises
10th - NZ dollar falls vs euro as ECB notes improving outlook; US rate hike seen coming
10th - NZME, Fairfax NZ get another month to convince regulator on merger
10th - T&G sells flower business as it shifts focus to fruit sales
10th - Rakon names three new directors in boardroom refresh
10th - NZ electronic card spending dips in February
10th - Todd Corp deputy chair Malcolm Whyte retires, replaced by family member
10th - NZ economy probably grew 0.75% in 4th quarter helped by migrant tailwind
10th - Xero's Asia pathway widens with HSBC, DBS bank feed deals
10th - NZ dollar ends week down 1.7% as all eyes on Fed
10th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by bounces from NZX, Sky TV, Fletcher Building
13th - World Week Ahead: Fed rate hike pace
13th - NZ dollar falls to 4-month low against euro on reports of ECB rate-hike talk
13th - NZ house prices firm in February, volumes down from a year earlier
13th - Heartland completes $40M capital raising as share purchase plan closes oversubscribed
13th - NZ food prices rise 0.8% in February as summer's end drives up cost of fruit, veges
13th - NZ early stage investors have eye on global prize, research shows
13th - Satellite start-up promises ultra-fast internet to remote Asia-Pacific, NZ locations
14th - While you were sleeping: Markets hover before Fed
14th - NZ dollar falls as Fed remains centre stage, Brexit talk resurfaces
14th - Energy Mad on the block as board mulls firm's future
14th - Partial takeover of Airwork Holdings by China's Zhejiang Rifa unconditional
14th - Regulator dials up new congestion standard for Chorus
14th - Briscoe posts another record profit, bolstered by asset sale, Kathmandu divvy
14th - Local govt pushes billion dollar bog fund as tourism explodes
14th - NZ police exercises $1 buyback of Wynyard software
15th - While you were sleeping: Oil, Wall St slide
15th - NZ dollar little changed in narrow range as Fed, growth data awaited
15th - Australia's Suncorp pays premium to build 19.99% stake in Tower
15th - Vector expands energy service suit with HRV, PowerSmart acquisitions
15th - Kiwibank cancels A$175M bond issue as it works 'urgently' with RBNZ over compliance
15th - NZ current account deficit narrows as tourism bolsters services inflow
15th - Vector prepared to support HRV, PowerSmart growth plans, CEO Mackenzie says
15th - Auckland seen as backbone for labour market growth through to 2021: Infometrics
15th - Landcorp Farming posts 1H operating loss; reiterates FY profit forecast
15th - Conflict of interest awareness important as CERA probe continues
15th - ANZ, Westpac agree to A$3M payments over FX trading that ASIC deemed inappropriate
15th - Government has room for 'pre-election sweetener' in health, Infometrics says
15th - NZ dollar range bound; all eyes on Fed
15th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, led by Stride, Warehouse; Xero, Chorus gain
16th - While you were sleeping: Fed hikes
16th - NZ dollar surges about 1 US cent after Fed sticks to rate hike track; GDP looms
16th - Goodman Property Trust sells Christchurch property for $14 million
16th - Genesis replaces Contact as FlyBuys' only electricity provider
16th - NZ economy expands less than expected in fourth quarter; kiwi falls
16th - Windflow Technology posts wider 1H loss, needs more capital
16th - UPDATE: Tepid fourth-quarter growth adds to view rate hikes a long way off
16th - General Finance chases Terry Serepisos's mum for $275k; defence says apartment sale 'sabotaged'
16th - NZ petrol companies wary of customs law overhaul
16th - CropLogic hires Novus Capital for A$3M IPO prior to ASX listing
16th - NZ dollar pares Fed gains after local GDP softer-than-expected
16th - Fonterra to be given discretion over accepting new dairy conversions from 2018/19
16th - PwC liable for up to $1 billion in liquidator's lawsuit
16th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed after Fed result, listed property stocks gain while Sky TV, Ebos drop
16th - CORRECT: CropLogic hires Novus for A$5-A$8M IPO, ASX listing
17th - While you were sleeping: Wall St declines
17th - NZ dollar falls as GDP data shows slowing pace of growth, reinforcing RBNZ on hold
17th - BP plans to halve NZ Refining stake, selling shares worth $86 mln
17th - LGFA contemplating new April 2033 bond
17th - Mondelez confirms Dunedin exit, will consider using third party for Kiwi candy
17th - NZ wool market improves at double auction
17th - Fletcher Building in trading halt
17th - AFT Pharmaceuticals raises $9.1M via redeemable share issue, announces SPP
17th - NZ Windfarms commercial director John Worth to head company, replacing CEO
17th - New Zealand's manufacturing activity rises in February
17th - UPDATE: Fletcher Building in trading halt pending review of construction unit
17th - NZ consumer confidence dips in March, still upbeat
17th - UPDATE: BP sells NZ Refining shares at 6.9% discount
17th - Tauber & Webb's Honk loses bid to allow management fees avoiding $368k of tax
17th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Fletcher in trading halt, NZ Refining drops on BP selldown
20th - NZ start-ups strong in foreign markets, survey shows
20th - World Week Ahead: More Fed speak
20th - NZ dollar slips back to about 70 US cents in week where RBNZ expected to reiterate rates on hold
20th - Fletcher cuts full-year earnings guidance by 15% as problematic projects get worse
20th - NZ consumer confidence dips in March quarter, still upbeat and keen to spend
20th - NZ guest nights hit new record in January, driven by jump in international visitors
20th - Tenon shareholders to vote on selling Taupo mill, winding up
20th - UPDATE: Tenon shareholders back sale of Taupo mill, winding up
20th - Fletcher's disclosure of $110M of construction contract woes wrong-foots investors
20th - NZ central bank tipped to keep rates on hold, maintain neutral bias: poll
20th - NZ Shareholders Assn seeks answers on Fletcher downgrade, questions CEO's ability
20th - NZ dollar gains as disappointment over Fed saps US dollar
20th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares down, dragged by Fletcher, while Metlifecare, Metro Glass fall
20th - Commercial risk not govt's concern in major projects, PM English says
21st - While you were sleeping: Nasdaq touches record
21st - NZ dollar gains vs pound after UK PM May sets date for start of Brexit process
21st - NZ log prices hit new record highs on buoyant demand
21st - Kathmandu lifts first-half profit 6.4%, beating guidance after cutting costs
21st - GlobalDairyTrade prices may drop for third straight auction
21st - Migrants and tourists still flocking to New Zealand
21st - UPDATE: Kathmandu shares edge up after retailer lifts earnings in 'tough' retail market
21st - Spark chases lower input costs in TeamTalk takeover bid
21st - Second Fairfax NZ senior manager jumps ship
21st - Downer mounts A$1.2 billion takeover for Spotless Group
21st - NZ needs more science, more trees, fewer beasts to beat carbon emissions
21st - CORRECT: Second Fairfax NZ senior manager jumps ship
21st - Pacific Edge gets two-year, $3 million extension to Callaghan grant
21st - Capacity constraints in construction sector driving 'massive' price escalation
21st - NZ dollar gains vs Aussie as RBA wary on housing; dairy auction, RBNZ in focus
21st - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise as Fletcher lifts from slump, A2 gains, Fonterra falls
21st - Huawei to invest $400 mln in New Zealand to drive R&D, build data centre
22nd - Fonterra cuts forecast per-share earnings, cites volatility in ingredients, narrower margins
22nd - TruScreen raises $4.09M from institutions to fund growth, plans retail share offer
22nd - Sky TV, Vodafone appeal blocked merger
22nd - Energy Minister Collins sees exploration activity returning in latest block offer
22nd - NZ Binxi backs out of $25.4 million Blue Sky takeover
22nd - NZ's labour productivity dips on strong jobs market
22nd - Serko gets $2 million extension to Callaghan grant
22nd - NZ Refining gross margins edge up in start to 2017
22nd - Fonterra first-half results show ingredients offset gains from higher value products
22nd - Former F&P Healthcare employee pleads guilty to corruption-related charges
22nd - Affco seeks judicial review of meatworkers ruling after appeal denied
22nd - NZ goat industry veteran blames failure of Aussie trader for demise of export business
22nd - NZSA slams Heartland Bank's capital raising as unfair to retail shareholders
22nd - FMA halts Forestlands plan to distribute $18M after asset salew
22nd - NZ dollar extends gain against Aussie; Trump slump weighs on Asia
22nd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Fonterra drops after earnings, Sky TV gains on ComCom appeal
23rd - CORRECT: Affco seeks judicial review of meatworkers ruling after appeal denied
23rd - While you were sleeping: Nike stock drops
23rd - NZ dollar rises ahead of RBNZ review that's expected to keep rates on hold
23rd - RBNZ's Wheeler keeps OCR at 1.75%, doesn't anticipate moving any time soon
23rd - Fletcher names Kernahan new CEO of troubled construction unit; Graham Darlow to retire
23rd - TeamTalk advises shareholders to reject Spark's 'opportunistic' takeover offer
23rd - Pumpkin Patch brand, IP sold to Australian online retailer Catch Group, receivers say
23rd - Bank of NZ to bring in nuclear free, tobacco free investment policy
23rd - UPDATE: Spark says TeamTalk valuation 'lacks credibility'; TeamTalk shares gain
23rd - RBNZ's geopolitical concerns now 'extensive' as Trump faces battle on the Hill
23rd - Fat Prophets Hot Stock: Astro Japan
23rd - Maori Party to back RMA reform as United Future, Act offer alternative
23rd - Fewer NZ farmers feeling pessimistic, says Rabobank
23rd - Forestlands founder Kearns reaped fees, returns from 18 related investment vehicles
23rd - Vodafone selected for GCSB's Cortex malware disruption pilot
23rd - Television NZ flags job cuts as part of moves to arrest profit decline in shrinking ad market
23rd - NZ dollar little changed after RBNZ stands pat, markets await vote to repeal Obamacare
23rd - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, Metro Glass and A2 gain, while Fletcher drops again
24th - Govt push for FTAs to cover 90% of export goods coupled with greater role for services
24th - South Port CEO O'Connor steps down after 17 years, plans to kick back, seek directorships
24th - NZ's weak wool market shows some improvement at weekly auction
24th - NZ Post CFO David Walsh gets the top job
24th - NZ's trade deficit narrows in February as dairy exports rise
24th - TeamTalk to sell controlling stake in Farmside to Vodafone as Spark circles
24th - Downer raises A$757 million from institutional entitlement offer
24th - PM English mounts case for free trade with $90 mln package
24th - NZ govt to spend $35.3M to help primary sector export trade
24th - While you were sleeping: US healthcare vote looms
24th - Labour, Greens pledge fiscal responsibility if elected
24th - Intueri to exit Australia on March 29, confirms bank standstill, fails to get audit
24th - CBL to buy Affirmative for US$5.7M, gaining foothold in US insurance market
25th - Fat Prophets Hot Stock: Praemium (PPS)
25th - NZ dollar little changed as investors await outcome of US vote
25th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed; Comvita up, Genesis gains on gentailer yield, Tegel hurt by chicken glut
27th - World Week Ahead: Optimism turns to tax cuts
27th - World Week Ahead: Optimism turns to tax cuts
27th - NZ dollar little changed as Trump's healthcare stumble points to policy paralysis
27th - Wellington Electricity extends unbroken run of losses under Hong Kong ownership
27th - NZ, China FTA upgrade agreed among slew of new deals
27th - Chatham Rock Phosphate says EPA charges unreasonable
27th - NPT expects to wrap up Kiwi Property talks in coming days
27th - NZ dollar gains on deeper relationship with China
27th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; Summerset, Trade Me, MetroGlass, Trade Me lead the decline
28th - While you were sleeping: Wall St falls
28th - NZ dollar little changed as weaker commodities limit benefit of falling greenback
28th - TeamTalk shareholders to vote on Farmside sale next month
28th - Fulton Hogan lifts first-half pre-tax profit 13%, fattens order book
28th - EPA rejects claims its charges to Chatham Rock Phosphate were unreasonable
28th - NZ policymakers need to start planning for 5G mobile infrastructure, Vodafone CEO Stanners says
28th - FMA seeks tighter disclosure of non-GAAP measures that can make companies look better
28th - NZ dollar sticking to tight range but may see more upside
28th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares edge up; Air NZ rises while A2, Spark drop
28th - Rabobank NZ annual profit falls 14% on higher provisioning for bad dairy debt
28th - Turners sees annual earnings growth of up to 12%, eyes ASX listing
29th - While you were sleeping: Wall St regroups
29th - NZ dollar falls after jump in US consumer confidence that may signal economic pickup
29th - Gentrack agrees to buy UK's Junifer Systems for about $79M, extending utility software reach
29th - Infratil sees flat earnings in 2018, still hungry for investments
29th - Future Mobility Solutions says Malaysia makes order for 23 amphibious craft
29th - Synlait posts 3.8% gain in 1H profit, expects 'modest' full-year earnings growth
29th - Rejecting NZME, Fairfax merger on plurality grounds 'illogical and incomplete'
29th - NZ companies lift spending on R&D but still lag behind OECD average
29th - Māori rights at stake from Kermadec ocean sanctuary, iwi leader says
29th - Ryman gets approval for second Melbourne village
29th - Russia willing to re-start NZ free-trade talks frozen over Crimea conflict
29th - NZ dollar slips vs Aussie as commodity prices rise; gains vs pound on Brexit
29th - MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain; A2, Fletcher, TeamTalk rise, Metro Glass, Infratil fall
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