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  • The good times are rolling – Stuff.co.nz

    The good times are rolling – Stuff.co.nz

    December 20, 2014, By admin IN Business

    Kirk Hargreaves/Fairfax NZ FINISHING TOUCHES: Arkadiy Trashkov finishes doors at the Isaac Theatre Royal before its official re-opening. Several months back my mother was having her carport repaired. The building company doing the repairs hired two fellas in their autumn years to do the back-breakin [...]

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  • Budget deficit worsens slightly – Stuff.co.nz

    Budget deficit worsens slightly – Stuff.co.nz

    November 7, 2014, By admin IN Business

    This year’s promised Budget surplus is under renewed pressure with Prime Minister John Key conceding it will be “very tight” and may come in a year late. New Treasury figures showed the state of the books had worsened slightly in the first three months of the financial year, with t [...]

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  • Orion Health shares priced at $5.70 – Stuff.co.nz

    Orion Health shares priced at $5.70 – Stuff.co.nz

    November 7, 2014, By admin IN Business

    Orion Health’s chairman has admitted it was tempting to take more money from investors who jumped into the health software firm’s sharemarket float. Investors have strongly backed Orion’s initial public offering (IPO), brushing off its lack of financial forecasts and a “strum [...]

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  • GDT dairy prices hold steady – Stuff.co.nz

    GDT dairy prices hold steady – Stuff.co.nz

    November 4, 2014, By admin IN Business

    Dairy prices held steady at last night’s global dairy auction, with key export category whole milk powder the only product to rise. The average winning price at Fonterra’s latest fortnightly auction rose slightly to US$ 2649 (NZ$ 3405) a tonne, but is still down almost 48 per cent compar [...]

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  • ANZ profit surges by $300 million – Stuff.co.nz

    ANZ profit surges by $300 million – Stuff.co.nz

    October 30, 2014, By admin IN Business

    ANZ New Zealand’s profit has surged by more than $ 300 million to a record $ 1.7 billion after tax. The bank, the biggest in New Zealand, profit for the year to September 30 was up from 1.37b last year. Cash profit, the bank’s preferred measure which strips out one-off items, grew to $ 1 [...]

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  • Manabus launches intercity bus business – Stuff.co.nz

    Manabus launches intercity bus business – Stuff.co.nz

    October 30, 2014, By admin IN Business

    MANABUS: Brian Souter, right, at the launch with Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss. Established bus companies InterCity and NakedBus say they welcome competition from new entrant Manabus, despite the tough reputation of its Scottish owner Sir Brian Souter. Manabus launched its new city to city [...]

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  • Auckland motorway toll could hit prices – Stuff.co.nz

    Auckland motorway toll could hit prices – Stuff.co.nz

    October 29, 2014, By admin IN Business

    Business is waiting to see what exclusions might be made for heavy users if the Auckland Council imposes a $ 2 charge on the city’s motorways. The toll is one of two main options to reduce Auckland’s projected $ 12 billion transport funding shortfall over the next 30 years. Auckland Cham [...]

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  • FMA warns on cold-callers – Stuff.co.nz

    FMA warns on cold-callers – Stuff.co.nz

    October 22, 2014, By admin IN Business

    The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is warning about cold-calls asking people to buy shares or put money into overseas companies. The market regulator said it was receiving an increasing number of complaints about suspicious offers that involved transferring funds overseas. Most of the complaints [...]

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  • Fletcher Building feels pressure – Stuff.co.nz

    Fletcher Building feels pressure – Stuff.co.nz

    October 21, 2014, By admin IN Business

    The outlook is good for Fletcher Building but a return to the company’s golden days is unlikely, according to the company’s departing chairman. New Zealand’s biggest listed company expects to increase profits by up to 10 per cent in 2015, boosted by the country’s strong const [...]

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