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Tourism to prosper in new pacific plastics economy 2019-02-20 19:49:46Tourism accounts for more than 40% of GDP for some Pacific Nations1 and is above the global average for many others. But this crucial industry - which

REINZ questions whether CGT will improve housing affordability 2019-02-20 19:10:10Following today’s announcement from the Tax Working Group that it recommends the Government introduce a Capital Gains Tax (CGT) from 1 April 202

Proposed rate of capital gains tax one of 2019-02-20 19:07:54The Tax Working Group’s report released today proposes a broad-based top rate of 33% capital gains tax (CGT).

Chapman Tripp proud to adopt formal te reo 2019-02-20 18:20:01Chapman Tripp is proud to announce it has adopted a formal te reo Māori policy.

Fed confirmation lifts assets - CMC Markets 2019-02-20 17:31:33The release of the minutes from the monthly Federal Open Market Committee meeting confirmed a more "patient" stance. The committee discussed increas

Job advertisements rise again in January 2019 - 2019-02-20 17:24:16The number of online job advertisements rose by 0.5 per cent in the month of January 2019 and 6.8 per cent over the year, according to the latest Mini

News report on new public interest defence does 2019-02-20 17:02:59The Broadcasting Standards Authority has not upheld a complaint about a broadcast of Te Kāea, which reported on a new public interest defen

Tax Working Group delivers Final Report 2019-02-20 17:00:23Concerns about the structure, fairness and balance of the tax system have led to the Tax Working Group recommending the Government tax more income fro

Bankruptcy numbers at lowest level since 2000 - 2019-02-20 16:53:25Latest Insolvency and Trustee Services (ITS) statistics show that bankruptcy numbers hit an 18 year low in 2018, due to the introduction of alternate

Labour productivity growth eases - Stats NZ 2019-02-20 16:47:45New Zealand’s labour productivity rose 0.3 percent in the year ended March 2018, Stats NZ said today. This is the second consecutive year labour

Kiwis' love of online shopping boosts NZ Post 2019-02-20 15:42:25NZ Post revenue from operations for the six months ended 31 December 2018 increased by $19 million compared to the same period last year Share of earn

Wellington Drive Technologies announces appointment of John Scott 2019-02-20 15:29:18Wellington Chairman Tony Nowell announced the appointment of John Scott as a non-executive director and welcomed Mr Scott to the board.

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European Medicines Agency loses bid to end London 2019-02-20 05:48:33The European Medicines Agency (EMA) has lost its bid to void a lease on its office in London's Canary Wharf financial district due to Brexit, after a

U.S.-China trade hopes extend equity surge; central banks 2019-02-20 05:34:08World stocks hit a four-month high on Wednesday on hopes of progress in trade talks between the United States and China, with a dovish backdrop at maj

Ghosn's new lawyer, 'the Razor', takes aim at 2019-02-20 05:29:20Carlos Ghosn's new lawyer took aim at Nissan, prosecutors and courts on Wednesday, dismissing the charges against the ousted chairman as an internal

Spotlight falls on Swedbank in Baltic money laundering 2019-02-20 05:14:37Swedbank defended its money laundering controls after Swedish television said it had uncovered documents linking the bank to suspicious transactions w

FMC expects NxStage deal to close in next 2019-02-20 04:51:38Germany's Fresenius Medical Care (FMC) said on Wednesday it has won the green light from U.S. regulators to acquire U.S. home dialysis equipment make

Amid trade talks, China urges U.S. to respect 2019-02-20 04:46:43The United States should respect China's right to develop and become prosperous, the Chinese government's top diplomat told a visiting U.S. delegati

Sainsbury's-Asda deal in doubt as UK regulator raises 2019-02-20 04:38:40Britain's competition regulator has dealt a potentially fatal blow to Sainsbury's planned $9.5 billion takeover of Walmart's Asda, saying it was un

Microsoft says discovers hacking targeting democratic institutions in 2019-02-20 04:20:54Microsoft Corp on Wednesday said it had discovered hacking targeting democratic institutions, think tanks and non-profit organizations in Europe and

Saudi Aramco discussing investments in India's Reliance Industries: 2019-02-20 04:16:39Saudi Aramco's Chief Executive Officer Amin Nassar said on Wednesday that the company is in talks with India's Reliance Industries Ltd for possible

Governance panel opposed to Renault chairman being named 2019-02-20 04:15:41An external committee tasked by Nissan Motor Co to help improve corporate governance at the Japanese firm is opposed to the idea of Renault's chairma

India's top court finds Anil Ambani guilty of 2019-02-20 02:59:04India's Supreme Court on Wednesday found Anil Ambani, chairman of debt-laden Reliance Communications (RCom), guilty of contempt of court for wilfully

Oil dips below 2019 highs as surging U.S. 2019-02-20 02:51:30Oil prices slipped away from 2019 highs on Wednesday, with surging U.S. supply and slowing economic growth tempering upward pressure from supply cuts

Stuff.co.nz - Business

Homeowners near motorway seek compensation from NZTA for 2019-02-20 20:05:43Home owners claim three years of roadworks has damaged their homes.

Capital gains tax an 'assault on the Kiwi 2019-02-20 19:41:31National leader Simon Bridges says proposed capital gains tax would hit the "squeezed middle" - and he's vowing to fight it.

Government cautious on tax report, but rules nothing 2019-02-20 19:39:14Ministers ruling nothing out from tax report, including doing nothing at all.

Fonterra's Anchor chef's cream named among most innovative 2019-02-20 19:37:30Fonterra's chef's cream is already reduced, saving time and product for restaurants.

Feilding lifeguard hospitalised after faulty sunshade lacerates her 2019-02-20 19:29:56Faulty sunshade ripped in wind at Makino Aquatic Centre, lacerating lifeguard's hand.

Capital gains tax: Live coverage of the biggest 2019-02-20 19:28:52Capital gains tax would be a hassle for average Kiwis, says accountant.

Rush of Christmas parcels boosts NZ Post's revenue 2019-02-20 19:23:47Fierce online shopping at Christmas lifts NZ Post's bottom line.

Capital gains tax would be hard work for 2019-02-20 18:48:57OPINION: Lots of Kiwis would need professional advice if capital gains tax comes in.

State-backed Chinese TV station NCTV pulled from Freeview 2019-02-20 18:12:33State-backed Chinese TV station with "outstanding debts" stops broadcasting on Freeview.

Lime has one-day deadline to explain safety glitch 2019-02-20 18:11:23Auckland Council has written to Lime twice for updates, which could impact the e-scooter company's fate in the city.

Taxing capital gains not the Kiwi way, developer 2019-02-20 18:09:48Taxing capital gains is not the Kiwi way, one property developer says, and we don't need to follow other countries.

Samsung unveil Galaxy S10 and new folding smartphone 2019-02-20 18:01:07Samsung shows off highly anticipated Galaxy Fold, a smartphone that unfolds like a wallet.

ABC News: Money

Southwest grapples with new labor and revenue problems 2019-02-20 14:28:41Southwest attacks mechanics' union over a high number of canceled flights ahead of contract talks

UK regulator casts doubt on Sainsbury's-Asda merger 2019-02-20 13:55:17British competition authorities say they have significant concerns about the proposed merger between Sainsbury's and Asda in a preliminary report tha

Driver hurt by air bag shrapnel as investigation 2019-02-20 13:39:48Driver hurt by shrapnel from ARC air bag inflator, prompting GM recall as nearly 4-year-old federal investigation continues

Q&A: What Payless shoppers need to know 2019-02-20 13:38:09Payless ShoeSource, the shoe store chain famous for its buy-one-get-one half-off sales, is going out of business

Stocks waver between gains and losses in afternoon 2019-02-20 13:28:34U.S. stock indexes are wavering between small gains and losses in afternoon trading as investors review the latest batch of company earnings reports a

Some tips to help small business owners manage 2019-02-20 13:13:48While change at small businesses can come in a variety of forms, owners can improve their chances of success by being strategic and empathic with staf

Changes in your business? You should plan, talk 2019-02-20 13:12:30Change, whether it's good or bad, can have a huge impact on a company's staffers

Trouble at CVS Health long-term care business weighs 2019-02-20 12:45:49CVS Health tops quarterly forecasts but outlook for the year could leave investors wanting

Markets Right Now: US stocks edge higher, extending 2019-02-20 12:40:17U.S. stock indexes edged higher in midday trading Wednesday, extending modest gains from a day earlier, as investors reviewed the latest batch of comp

Those 'Today' show deals? Read the fine print 2019-02-20 11:10:30Daytime talk shows are looking like home-shopping programs, hawking discounted coats, watches or electric toothbrushes

Tesla's top lawyer leaves after only 2 months 2019-02-20 11:00:13Tesla's top lawyer is leaves company after only two months on the job

WATCH: Amazon pulls out of New York 2019-02-15 19:16:49"The View" co-hosts discuss if Amazon's decision to move its headquarters is a good decision.

Scoop NZ - Business

Govt to step up efforts - second Queensland 2019-02-20 19:49:00Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The government will step up efforts in Auckland to protect the country's $6 billion horticulture export industry after the d

We smashed it New Zealand - thank you 2019-02-20 19:20:00Kiwibank’s charity Facebook frame hit its target this morning. More than 50,000 people sport the I AM HOPE frame on their profile pictures and $

Feds: Put capital gains tax back in the 2019-02-20 18:35:00Federated Farmers has said from the outset that a capital gains tax is a mangy dog, that will add unacceptably high costs and complexity.

Ground Spreaders Announce New Awards Programme 2019-02-20 18:25:00The New Zealand Groundspread Fertilisers Association (NZGFA) is encouraging agricultural companies to nominate candidates for a set of new industry aw

Queenstown Airport Corp reports solid half-year result 2019-02-20 18:23:00Queenstown Airport Corporation (QAC) has delivered a solid result for the six months ended 31 December 2018, reporting a Net Profit After Tax* of $8.3

Spark's Moutter bangs drum for 5G spectrum auction 2019-02-20 18:21:00Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The government needs to keep its next radio spectrum auction on schedule if Spark New Zealand is to have a 5G network up and

F&P Healthcare and ResMed drop patent infringement disputes 2019-02-20 18:19:00Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and ResMed have agreed to settle all outstanding patent infringement disputes with no payment

Commission should ensure better approach to infrastructure 2019-02-20 18:17:00Water New Zealand has welcomed the creation of the New Zealand Infrastructure Commission – Te Waihanga.

MYOB strengthens industry leadership position 2019-02-20 18:12:00MYOB today released its financial results for the full year ending 31 December 2018, reporting 229,000 new online subscribers, or a 57% increase, in t

NZ dollar dips after Fed minutes not as 2019-02-20 17:37:00Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar dipped after the release of the minutes from the US Federal Open Market Committee's January meeting,

Skyline to spend 'north of $100m' upgrading gondola 2019-02-20 17:31:00Feb. 21 (BusinessDesk) - Skyline Queenstown is finalising detail on a project to upgrade the tourism mecca's iconic gondola service in a project that

Vodafone’s Samsung Galaxy S10e, S10 & S10+ pre-sales 2019-02-20 17:07:00Vodafone is urging customers to get in quick to take advantage of an awesome pre-sales offer ahead of the official Samsung Galaxy S10e, S10 and S10+ l


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