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Venezuela's digital coin makes debut

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela is launching Tuesday its own version of bitcoin that it hopes will provide a boost to its crippled economy.Officials say the so-called petro is backed by Venezuela's crude oil reserves, the largest...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:35 am(NZT)

Medtronic reports 3Q loss

DUBLIN (AP) — Medtronic PLC on Tuesday reported a fiscal third-quarter loss of $1.39 billion, after reporting a profit in the same period a year earlier.On a per-share basis, the Dublin-based company said it had a loss of $1.03....

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:35 am(NZT)

Greece: Markets shrug off delay in rescue loan payout

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Investors in Greece have shrugged off a delay in the payout of a rescue loan installment.Shares on the Athens Stock exchange and the interest rates charged on Greece's bonds were broadly unchanged midday Tuesday.On...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 2:00 am(NZT)

Walmart 4Q profit misses, sales better than expected

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Walmart reported a 42.1 percent drop in fourth-quarter profits, weighed down by restructuring charges and bonuses delivered to its workers. But the world's largest retailer enjoyed better-than-expected sales...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 1:55 am(NZT)

Home Depot beats Street 4Q forecasts

ATLANTA (AP) — The Home Depot Inc. on Tuesday reported fiscal fourth-quarter net income of $1.78 billion.On a per-share basis, the Atlanta-based company said it had profit of $1.52. Earnings, adjusted for pretax expenses, were $1.69...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Business | 21 Feb 2018 | 1:25 am(NZT)



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MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as raft of earnings loom

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as raft of earnings loom; Heartland, Fletcher drop, Sky TV, Air NZ gain

Source: Scoop NZ - Business | 20 Feb 2018 | 8:32 pm(NZT)

NZ dollar falls vs greenback, Aussie as investors seek clues

Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar fell against the greenback and Australian dollar as investors unpick central bank meeting minutes for clues over increasingly divergent interest rate tracks.

Source: Scoop NZ - Business | 20 Feb 2018 | 8:31 pm(NZT)

Bapcor's ex-Hellaby auto unit still exceeding expectations

Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - ASX-listed Bapcor is still being pleasantly surprised by the former Hellaby Holdings automotive unit, which delivered a 29 percent increase in first-half earnings.

Source: Scoop NZ - Business | 20 Feb 2018 | 6:56 pm(NZT)

Feedback sought for upgrade of fertiliser-spreader standard

The (NZGFA) is calling on fertiliser spreaders up and down the country to have their say ahead of a review of the industry’s Spreadmark programme.

Source: Scoop NZ - Business | 20 Feb 2018 | 6:36 pm(NZT)

KiwiRail operating earnings rise despite Kaikoura outage

Feb. 20 (BusinessDesk) - Disruption to South Island rail services caused by the November 2016 Kaikoura earthquake masked a continuation in improved operating earnings from state-owned railway operator KiwiRail in the six months to Dec. 31.

Source: Scoop NZ - Business | 20 Feb 2018 | 6:27 pm(NZT)



Major banks to ditch 'unfair' ATM fee

The five major banks are scrapping the fee charged when withdrawals are made from another bank's ATM.

Source: Radio New Zealand Business Headlines | 20 Feb 2018 | 1:30 pm(NZT)

Property sector takes price, confidence hit

The property market slowdown has taken its toll on confidence in the sector and the outlook for prices.

Source: Radio New Zealand Business Headlines | 20 Feb 2018 | 12:29 pm(NZT)

Chicken chaos as KFC closes outlets in UK

KFC has closed more than half of its 900 UK outlets after delivery problems meant they ran out of chicken.

Source: Radio New Zealand Business Headlines | 20 Feb 2018 | 8:55 am(NZT)

Is the global economy facing a financial armageddon?

Are you prepared for the "economic armageddon"? An Australian economist is warning that recent turmoil on global stock markets is a sign of things to come.

Source: Radio New Zealand Business Headlines | 19 Feb 2018 | 8:21 pm(NZT)

Businessman fined $37k for false statements about cladding

An Auckland man has been fined $37,500 for claiming generic, Chinese-made cladding was a premium product made in Australia.

Source: Radio New Zealand Business Headlines | 17 Feb 2018 | 7:37 am(NZT)

Wellington company Chrometoaster wins top Australian design award for educational game

Dave Turnbull's creative juices started flowing in a high school classroom in Queenstown 20 years ago.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Business | 26 Jun 2017 | 5:00 am(NZT)

EDITORIAL: Barriers to Christchurch commuter rail service

EDITORIAL: Just one month ago, another proposal for a commuter rail service into Christchurch was turned down by the committee which plans the region's public transport. Now, a Labour Party election pledge has resurrected the idea, proposing a commuter train from Rolleston to the central city.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Business | 26 Jun 2017 | 5:00 am(NZT)

Quality versus quantity - tourism shares dairy's challenge

Head of an international marketing company says that going for quality over quantity is the real challenge for New Zealand tourism.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Business | 26 Jun 2017 | 5:00 am(NZT)



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E-commerce opens door for ethnic communities: Alibaba

The Internet has made New Zealand is a great place for ethnic minorities to grow a business, according to Chinese mega-company Alibaba.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Business | 26 Jun 2017 | 5:00 am(NZT)

Languishing malls must develop or die, say retail experts

Suburban shopping malls aren't dead but it's not hard to kill them off, retail experts say.

Source: Stuff.co.nz - Business | 26 Jun 2017 | 5:00 am(NZT)















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