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Growth holds higher ground - Michael McCarthy 2020-12-03 17:41:26Markets maintained their vaccine inspired pro-growth stance in overnight trading. Crude, copper and iron all rose, and the Nasdaq hit new record highs

Impact of COVID-19 on residential building sentiments in 2020-12-03 16:47:03Builders, developers, and owners of home building projects in Auckland said they felt more affected by COVID-19 than those working on non-residential

Building activity bounces back - Stats NZ 2020-12-03 16:46:05The volume of building activity bounced back to normal levels in the September 2020 quarter, following the significant drop in the COVID-hit June 2020

'A new era for the ComVoices network' 2020-12-03 16:42:35ComVoices is pleased to announce the appointment of its new Chair, Rochelle Stewart-Allen from Hui E! Community Aotearoa.

Holiday park guests offer silver lining to local 2020-12-03 16:40:36Holiday park owners are encouraging their guests to support local businesses by trying something new this summer.

Extra capacity added in December - Air New 2020-12-03 15:41:15Air New Zealand is adding more capacity to its domestic schedule for the busy festive season, upgauging existing A320 services to A321 aircraft from M

Fonterra provides update on its forecast Farmgate Milk 2020-12-03 14:39:16Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited today narrowed its 2020/21 forecast Farmgate Milk Price range, reported a solid start to the 2021 financial year a

Gil Meron appointed as CE of Sprout 2020-12-03 13:29:15Marcel van den Assum, Chair of Sprout is pleased to announce that Gil Meron has been appointed Chief Executive of Sprout as someone who will help grow

'Launch of online grocery service calls time on 2020-12-03 12:41:50Kiwis who feel ripped off at the supermarket checkout by the high price of their groceries will welcome today’s launch of The Honest Grocer, an

Amalgamation of Property Investors' Associations in Wellington 2020-12-03 12:23:36The New Zealand Property Investors’ Federation (NZPIF) is delighted to announce the amalgamation of Capital and Wellington Property Investors&rs

'Organisations upended by COVID-19; but directors see glimmers 2020-12-03 11:00:38COVID-19 had a starring role in the Institute of Directors’ (IoD) and ASB’s 2020 Director Sentiment Survey, with reverberations from the g

Focus innovation funding to build world class firms 2020-12-03 06:01:11The New Zealand Productivity Commission today released its draft report on frontier firms. The performance of our firms shapes the nation’s prod

Stuff.co.nz - Business

Whakaari/White Island owners charged over fatal eruption 2020-11-30 15:37:10Volcano's owners are among 13 charged over health and safety breaches following last year's fatal eruption.

Sky TV boss resigns with immediate effect, plans 2020-11-30 15:11:15Martin Stewart plans to return to Europe, company says in shock announcement.

Party like it's your birthday: Man petitions Parliament 2020-11-30 14:53:35A man is petitioning Parliament for Kiwis to get an extra day's leave to celebrate their birthday.

Living wage for RSE workers unlikely to be 2020-11-30 11:00:00Highly skilled Kiwi workers can earn as much as RSEs in time, but a blanket rise in wages would be hard for growers to afford, one says.

Unilever to trial four-day work week 2020-11-30 11:00:00Staff will be paid their full salaries while working 80 per cent of the time during the year-long trial.

If we can't change the supply or demand 2020-11-30 11:00:00OPINION: If we can't instantly change housing supply or the number of people needing a roof over their head, that leaves one option.

'Employees will feel this': New top tax rate 2020-11-30 11:00:00Labour's new top tax bracket will affect more than just personal income tax, experts say.

Supermarkets: The outrageously high prices we pay for 2020-11-30 11:00:00OPINION: Lets curb supermarket duopoly's anticompetitive behaviour and stop their daily ripoff of the community.

GNS Science, White Island Tours included in 13 2020-11-30 04:34:57Volcanic monitoring agency GNS Science and White Island Tours are among 13 parties being prosecuted over the fatal volcanic eruption.

NZX50 rises to new record as Fisher & 2020-11-30 02:11:07The benchmark NZX50 advanced 1.02 per cent, or 128.693 points, to close at an all-time high of 12,768.52.

Consumer NZ outs 'deceptive' health claims in its 2020-11-29 19:57:04Sugary muesli bars and Lewis Road's collagen milk are among the winners of Consumer NZ's Bad Taste Awards.

Retail banking interruptions as Reserve Bank payment system 2020-11-29 18:58:42Central bank's real-time payments system linking banks failed for three hours.

ABC News: Money

Asian stocks lower after Pfizer cuts vaccine shipment 2020-12-04 00:15:49Asian stock markets have followed Wall Street lower after Pfizer cut the number of doses of a coronavirus vaccine it might ship this year

Optimism growing for COVID relief bill as pressure 2020-12-04 00:11:30Optimism about delivering long-sought COVID-19 relief is building on Capitol Hill after additional rank-and-file lawmakers voiced support for a bipart

Asian stocks mixed after Wall St slips near 2020-12-03 22:33:30Asian stock markets have followed Wall Street lower after Pfizer cut the number of doses of a coronavirus vaccine it might ship this year

As some pandemic aid ends, what's next for 2020-12-03 21:01:46It’s been a tough year and 2021 could get off to a rough start too as multiple pandemic- related programs and protections for millions of Americ

Automakers prep for stronger mileage standards under Biden 2020-12-03 21:01:36Now that it’s clear Joe Biden soon will be president, the fight over automobile pollution and fuel efficiency standards is likely to peter out,

US plans oil, gas lease sale in Alaska's 2020-12-03 20:53:15The U.S. Bureau of Land Management plans to hold an oil and gas lease sale for Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge next month

PG&E rate hike aimed at improvements to ease 2020-12-03 19:54:28Pacific Gas & Electric’s household customers will be hit with an average rate increase of 8% to help the once-bankrupt utility pay for impro

Southwest warns nearly 7,000 workers of possible furloughs 2020-12-03 19:46:15Southwest Airlines is moving closer to the first furloughs in its history

In seismic shift, Warner Bros. to stream all 2020-12-03 19:02:49In the most seismic shift by a Hollywood studio yet during the pandemic, Warner Bros

Govt accuses Facebook of discriminating against US workers 2020-12-03 18:33:54The Trump administration is accusing Facebook in a lawsuit of discriminating against U.S. workers in favor of foreigners with special visas to fill mo

Senate confirms Christopher Waller to serve on Fed's 2020-12-03 17:45:39The Senate has narrowly confirmed the nomination of Christopher Waller for the Federal Reserve’s Board of Governors, placing another of Presiden

CrowdStrike, Zscaler rise; Splunk, AMC Entertainment fall 2020-12-03 17:02:44Stocks that moved heavily or traded substantially Thursday: CrowdStrike, Zscaler rise; Splunk, AMC Entertainment fall

UN News Centre - Economic

‘We see the sparks before they turn into 2020-11-21 00:30:05In the West African country of Sierra Leone, the UN is supporting a government programme, training women and men to take on leadership roles in areas

UN chief to press G20 for greater solidarity 2020-11-20 14:34:18When he addresses leaders of the world’s richest countries at the G20 summit on Saturday, UN Secretary-General António Guterres will deli

Guterres pledges support for sustainable industrial development in 2020-11-20 12:54:03The COVID-19 crisis was impacting Africa “well before the pandemic spread across the continent”, the UN chief said on Friday, marking Afri

Development funding and trade transparency needed, to stop 2020-11-19 12:02:10The pandemic has redefined the world economy in ways that will deepen inequality and can only be reversed if a global transformation in attitudes towa

Persons living with disabilities ‘have very special abilities’, 2020-11-17 16:54:50During her visit to Ghana on Monday, UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed met with young people living with HIV and disabilities in the capital,

New Asian trade bloc could play key role 2020-11-16 11:00:35A new trade bloc covering a huge swathe of the Asia-Pacific region will play an important role in developing poorer economies and in post-pandemic sti

A deep dive into Zero Hunger: farming the 2020-11-15 00:05:06With the world population expected to rise to 9.7 billion by 2050, food production will need to keep pace, and experts believe the Ocean can provide m

A deep dive into Zero Hunger: the seaweed 2020-11-14 00:05:07If just two per cent of the Ocean were to be sustainably farmed, the world could easily be fed, according to experts. In the first story of a two-part

Deputy UN chief looks to ‘new dawn for 2020-11-13 19:01:08The UN Deputy Secretary-General, Amina Mohammed on Friday has been strongly advocating for the greater participation of women and youth in Mali’

Seafarers, heroes of the pandemic as shipping plays 2020-11-12 02:07:56The global shipping industry has played a vital role in the global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, and demand for its services has limited the annu

COVID-19: Slow road to jobs recovery for Latin 2020-11-10 15:59:05The labour market in Latin America and the Caribbean faces a slow recovery after the COVID-19 pandemic, highlighting the need for “active macro

UN agency for Palestine refugees runs out of 2020-11-10 12:28:44The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees (UNWRA) has run out of cash on hand to keep vital services going amid the worsening he

Scoop NZ - Business

Supporting Access To Justice Imperative In Proposed Regulation 2020-12-03 23:27:00LPF Group, New Zealand’s largest litigation funder welcomes the consultation paper released today by Te Aka Matua o te Ture | the Law Commission

Queenstown Property Market Bounces Back 2020-12-03 23:02:00Queenstown’s property market was one of the worst hit by Covid-19, but has proved remarkably resilient, with confidence growing again and big in

Maritime Union Demands Tougher Penalties For Reckless Managers 2020-12-03 22:56:00The Maritime Union wants managers and board chairs held individually accountable for workplace deaths. Maritime Union National Secretary Craig Harriso

Company Fined $450k After Removing Machine Guarding 2020-12-03 22:55:00Failure to ensure simple safety measures, such as machine guarding and supervision are in place, has left a worker with severe injuries after his arm

Lifting Productivity In Construction 2020-12-03 22:52:00New Zealand’s building and construction industry can lift its poor productivity by establishing a digital database on building products, a BRANZ

Fund Manager Of The Year Awards 2020 - 2020-12-03 22:51:00Congratulations to the team at ANZ Investments taking out this year’s coveted Fund Manager of the Year 2020 Award. Since the 2016 FundSource Awa

Law Commission Seeking Views On Class Actions And 2020-12-03 22:01:00Should Aotearoa New Zealand have class actions and commercial litigation funding? If so, how should they be regulated? Te Aka Matua o te Ture | Law Co

Expo To Attract Northlanders To The Horticulture Industry 2020-12-03 19:44:00Attracting Northlanders into horticulture is the goal for an expo and ‘speed-meet’ taking place next Wednesday in Kerikeri. The GoHort Nor

Nutanix Extends Storage Services To Its Hybrid Cloud 2020-12-03 19:25:00Nutanix has announced new hybrid cloud capabilities for its unstructured data storage offerings, Objects and Files. With these advanced features, Nuta

2020 ICNZ And ANZIIF Scholarship Winner Announced 2020-12-03 19:12:00The Insurance Council of New Zealand (ICNZ) and the Australian and New Zealand Institute of Insurance and Finance (ANZIIF) is proud to announce Anna G

PwC New Zealand Releases First Assurance Transparency Report 2020-12-03 18:16:00PwC New Zealand has released its Assurance Transparency Report , a first for a New Zealand firm. The report outlines detailed information about the fi

Natures Organics Drives Environmental And Cost Efficiency With 2020-12-03 18:13:00Leader in private cloud, hybrid and multicloud computing, Nutanix and Nutanix partner Australian Sentinel, today announced it is helping Natures Organ

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