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Expanded large scale asset purchases - RBNZ New! 2020-04-06 23:38:20The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has added $3 billion of Local Government Funding Agency (LGFA) debt to its Large Scale Asset Purchase programme (LSAP)

Company charged over December dairy effluent discharge - New! 2020-04-06 23:29:03A farming company has been charged with the discharge of a significant volume of dairy effluent from a Patoka farm into a tributary of the Mangatutu S

An update on AA services available during Level New! 2020-04-06 22:45:57AA Auto Glass is now available at Level 4 for urgent vehicle windscreen repairs, replacements and calibration services: - For any motorists who need t

Air New Zealand offers staff specialist support New! 2020-04-06 22:01:35Air New Zealand’s Special Assistance Team has been deployed to support the airline’s employees during the COVID-19 outbreak.

Crunching big data to help in a crisis New! 2020-04-06 21:59:10Experts from the Business School at the University of Auckland have been urgently analysing big data to assist the Ministry of Health and District Hea

FMA warning on misleading insurance advice welcomed by New! 2020-04-06 21:40:51Financial Advice NZ welcomes warnings from the Financial Markets Authority around misleading advice that people need insurance to cover medical bills

How is Fletcher Building getting away with this? New! 2020-04-06 21:30:47FIRST Union is today calling for immediate Government intervention following revelations that Fletcher Building, one of the nation’s largest emp

Vision of future electrification - Lexus New! 2020-04-06 20:11:14It was the shining star of the 46th annual Tokyo Motor Show held last October at the Tokyo Big Sight in Japan’s trendy Odaiba district.

Kiwi publisher commits to 12 new books for New! 2020-04-06 19:52:21West Auckland-based Oratia Books has published its Catalogue 2020 digitally - committing to 12 new books this year, regardless of the COVID-19 epidem

Air New Zealand announces new Chief People Officer New! 2020-04-06 19:47:49Air New Zealand has appointed Joe McCollum as Chief People Officer effective 14 April 2020. Mr McCollum will take over from Jodie King, who is leaving

Commodities contradict investor enthusiasm - CMC Markets New! 2020-04-06 19:44:01By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets and Stockbroking)

Reserve Bank's 'quantitative easing' repeats the mistakes of New! 2020-04-06 19:42:22Those who do not learn from history are doomed to repeat it and our Reserve Bank has chosen to repeat a costly mistake, says Positive Money national s

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Outbreak shows signs of leveling off in New New! 2020-04-06 23:12:12The governors of New York, New Jersey and Louisiana pointed to tentative signs on Monday that the coronavirus outbreak may be starting to plateau in t

UPS employee dies of COVID-19 infection in Kentucky New! 2020-04-06 22:49:57A United Parcel Service Inc worker employed in Kentucky died over the weekend from a COVID-19 infection, Gov. Andy Beshear said at a public health bri

Asian shares cautiously gain on virus hopes, dollar New! 2020-04-06 22:38:03Asian stock markets rallied for a second day on Tuesday, and riskier currencies rose, buoyed by tentative signs the coronavirus crisis may be levellin

Samsung Electronics beats first-quarter estimates, braces for bigger New! 2020-04-06 22:05:35Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Tuesday its first-quarter operating profit likely managed to rise slightly from a slump a year earlier, as solid c

Oil gains as hopes rise for production cut New! 2020-04-06 20:48:42Oil rose on Tuesday amid hopes that the world's biggest producers of crude will agree to curtail production as the coronavirus pandemic ravages the g

Hit by coronavirus, Fiat Chrysler, Peugeot seek to New! 2020-04-06 20:47:02With their sales hammered by the coronavirus outbreak, car makers Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot's owner PSA have postponed their shareholder meetings and

NYSE in talks with SEC to ease listing New! 2020-04-06 20:46:33The New York Stock Exchange said on Monday it was in talks with regulators to temporarily ease its listing requirements to take the strain off compani

Fed says it will provide financing against new New! 2020-04-06 20:45:04The Federal Reserve on Monday moved to bolster a new small-business lending program by allowing banks to turn those loans over to the U.S. central ban

Wall Street soars on hopes of slowing coronavirus New! 2020-04-06 19:47:58U.S. stocks rocketed higher on Monday, with each of the major indexes rallying at least 7%, after a fall in the daily death toll in New York, the coun

Trump says OPEC has not asked him for New! 2020-04-06 19:29:07President Donald Trump said on Monday that OPEC had not pressed him to ask U.S. oil producers to reduce their output to support global prices, which h

Alaska warned U.S. government its largest regional airline New! 2020-04-06 19:10:11Alaska's congressional delegation warned U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin last week that many of its airlines, including its largest regional c

Airbnb secures $1 billion investment from Silver Lake, New! 2020-04-06 19:06:26Airbnb said on Monday private equity firms Silver Lake and Sixth Street Partners will invest $1 billion in the U.S. home rental company, bolstering it

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Coronavirus: Popular lockdown teddy bear hunt goes digital New! 2020-04-06 17:10:52Virtual teddy bears are now popping up on billboards across the country for city kids to spot.

Non-food manufacturers call to resume production during lockdown New! 2020-04-06 16:49:46Metals, plastics and wood manufacturers want level-playing field with essential food producers.

Early Working for Families payments as Inland Revenue New! 2020-04-06 16:37:17Payments will be made on April 9 instead of the Tuesday after Easter.

'Unthinkable crisis': SPCA facing $1 million shortfall as New! 2020-04-06 16:00:00The SPCA says it will be facing a financial hole of as much as $1 million after the covid-19 lockdown ends. 

Should New Zealand follow other countries making face New! 2020-04-06 16:00:00Other countries are promoting mass public use of face masks. Why isn't New Zealand?

Coronavirus: Major European airline 'running out of money' New! 2020-04-06 15:57:45Easyjet looks to cancel a massive order with Airbus for 107 "useless aircraft".

Cruise ships and coronavirus: How will the cruise New! 2020-04-06 15:39:00If cruising is to make a comeback, a major area to address will, unsurprisingly, be health and hygiene.

Coronavirus: Bluff restaurant was hesitant to hold wedding New! 2020-04-06 15:32:27More than 60 people who attended the gathering at Oyster Cove have tested positive.

Emirates restarts some international flights New! 2020-04-06 15:27:17Flights recommencing thus far are from Dubai to London, Frankfurt, Paris, Zurich and Brussels.

15 Minutes With: Christchurch barber Ben Scott New! 2020-04-06 14:30:00The owner of Christchurch's Benny's Barber Shop is spending lockdown in a Playstation battle with his flatmates.

Countdown flies in a million masks and hand New! 2020-04-06 13:00:00The masks and hand sanitiser will be used to protect Countdown supermarket workers.

The unknowability of house values and the unfair New! 2020-04-06 13:00:00Young people paying extra margins on mortgages deserve fairness.

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U.S. 'wasted' months before preparing for virus pandemic 2020-04-05 17:59:55The first alarms sounded in early January that the outbreak of a novel coronavirus in China would ignite a global pandemic

Grocery workers are key during the virus. And 2020-04-05 16:30:34Grocery workers across the globe are working the frontlines during lockdowns meant to keep the coronavirus from spreading

Europe sees more signs of hope as Italy's 2020-04-05 15:52:19Europe is seeing further signs of hope in the coronavirus outbreak as Italy’s daily death toll was at its lowest in more than two weeks and its

Seafood industry struggling to stay afloat amid outbreak 2020-04-05 14:44:21The seafood industry has been upended by the spread of the coronavirus, which has halted restaurant sales and sent fishermen and dealers scrambling fo

Chaos and scrambling in the US oil patch 2020-04-05 14:38:32The global economic crisis caused by coronavirus has devastated the oil industry in the U.S., which pumps more crude than any other country

No COVID-19 testing at home yet but quicker 2020-04-05 10:45:52Home testing for the new coronavirus may sound like a good idea, but U.S. regulators say it’s still too risky

Insider Q&A: 'Everyone will suffer' from US-China spat 2020-04-05 10:31:29Craig Allen, president of the U.S.-China Business Council, worries that “everyone will suffer'' if U.S.-China relations continue to deteriorat

At funerals in virus outbreak, mourning is from 2020-04-04 13:31:20Funerals are seeing big changes amid the coronavirus outbreak

Saudi Arabia sharply rebukes Russia over oil price 2020-04-04 05:30:20Saudi Arabia has sharply criticized Russia over what it described as Moscow blaming the kingdom for the collapse in global energy prices

Walmart limits store access; US airlines sign up 2020-04-03 20:04:22Walmart says it will now allow no more than five customers for each 1,000 square feet at a given time, roughly about 20% of the average store’s

Anick Jesdanun, longtime AP technology writer, dies at 2020-04-03 20:04:18Anick Jesdanun, deputy technology editor for The Associated Press, has died in New York City of coronavirus complications

Small business relief program launches, hits snags 2020-04-03 18:35:33The federal government’s $349 billion relief program for small businesses got off to a rocky start Friday as hundreds of thousands tried to appl

UN News Centre - Economic

‘Rapid deterioration’ in global investment flows as Coronavirus 2020-03-26 15:46:07Foreign direct investment flows are liable to drop by 30 to 40 per cent during 2020, into next year, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, r

Debt relief milestone in Somalia, as World Bank, 2020-03-25 17:43:27The top United Nations official in Somalia congratulated the Horn of Africa nation on Wednesday for achieving the benchmark set by the World Bank and

‘Concerted efforts’ needed to meet 2030 Global Goals 2020-03-25 00:35:06Action to reverse the depletion and degradation of the environment across Asia and the Pacific is a top priority if the region is to stay on course to

Reaching ‘beyond the possible’ in Hawaii to meet 2020-03-23 00:00:05The people and government of the US state of Hawaii will reach “beyond the possible” to make the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) a re

‘Solidarity, hope’ and coordinated global response needed to 2020-03-19 14:41:27As public fear and uncertainty grow around the COVID-19 pandemic, “more than ever before, we need solidarity, hope and the political will to see

Swift policy action, strong leadership can save millions 2020-03-18 14:25:51As dire forecasts about the global economy add to the anxiety surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the UN’s labour agency (ILO) on Thursday offere

Rising number of young people excluded from jobs, 2020-03-09 17:18:50The number of young people around the world who are neither employed, studying or in some kind of training, is on the rise, according to a new report

Coronavirus update: COVID-19 likely to cost economy $1 2020-03-09 16:43:24Apart from the tragic human consequences of the COVID-19 coronavirus epidemic, the economic uncertainty it has sparked will likely cost the global eco

Scoop NZ - Business

Expanded Large Scale Asset Purchases New! 2020-04-06 23:37:00The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has added $3 billion of Local Government Funding Agency (LGFA) debt to its Large Scale Asset Purchase programme (LSAP)

Out Of Home Revenue Dips Slightly In Q1 New! 2020-04-06 23:34:00The Outdoor Media Association of New Zealand (OMANZ) reported revenue for Q1 marginally down by 2.9% on net media revenue year on year, posting $29.32

Therapeutic Claims Must Be Substantiated New! 2020-04-06 23:06:00The Brand Developers television advertisement for Power fit–Power Legs shows images of varicose veins and other leg problems including restless

Air New Zealand Offers Staff Specialist Support New! 2020-04-06 22:02:00Air New Zealand’s Special Assistance Team has been deployed to support the airline’s employees during the COVID-19 outbreak. The airline&r

How Is Fletcher Building Getting Away With This? New! 2020-04-06 21:42:00FIRST Union is today calling for immediate Government intervention following revelations that Fletcher Building, one of the nation’s largest emp

FMA Stops Misleading Ads For COVID-19 Health Insurance New! 2020-04-06 20:35:00The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) is warning people about misleading claims that they need health insurance to cover emergency medical bills for C

New Partnership To Support Tourism Sector Talent New! 2020-04-06 19:58:00Tourism Talent and Go with Tourism have formed a partnership to assist the New Zealand tourism and hospitality industry bounce back from the devastati

BNZ And Good Shepherd NZ Provide $5 Million New! 2020-04-06 19:55:00BNZ and Good Shepherd NZ announced today they will be extending their Community Finance programme, allowing $5 million of no interest loans to be used

Non-food Export Manufacturers Call For Urgent Risk-based Restart New! 2020-04-06 19:52:00New Zealand non-food export manufacturers shut down during the COVID19 Alert level 4 face irreversible market loss if they’re unable to restart

Air New Zealand Announces New Chief People Officer New! 2020-04-06 19:50:00Air New Zealand has appointed Joe McCollum as Chief People Officer effective 14 April 2020. Mr McCollum will take over from Jodie King, who is leaving

Kiwi Publisher Commits To 12 New Books For New! 2020-04-06 19:48:00West Auckland-based Oratia Books has published its Catalogue 2020 digitally — committing to 12 new books this year, regardless of the COVID-19 e

Unisys Joins New Zealand Marketplace To Provide Cloud New! 2020-04-06 19:18:00Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) today announced that it has been accepted to provide Cloud Transition Services based on Unisys CloudForte® to New Z


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