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January 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
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