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January 2017
February 2017
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
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