'Show of faith': Santana Minerals achieves NZX listing
Markets

'Show of faith': Santana Minerals achieves NZX listing

The gold mining company is the second new listing on the NZX since 2023.

NZ sharemarket flat, on track for monthly return of over 5%
Markets Market close

NZ sharemarket flat, on track for monthly return of over 5%

The S&P/NZX 50 Index closed at 12,329.44, up 37.41 points or 0.3%.

Electric Kiwi stops recruiting customers
Energy

Electric Kiwi stops recruiting customers

Market failure blamed for high wholesale electricity prices.

Law & Regulation

Update: ComCom declines clearance for Serato deal

Watchdog says merger could have lessened competition. 

Update: ComCom declines clearance for Serato deal
Policy

Gas contract for schools and hospitals ending with no replacement

No one is interested in supplying gas to govt agencies in a tight market.

Gas contract for schools and hospitals ending with no replacement
Primary Sector

Farming investor Dairy Farms NZ selling up

Set up in 2014, the group has seven farms and a peak milk herd of just over 6,100.

Farming investor Dairy Farms NZ selling up
Infrastructure

Health NZ: fewer billion-dollar hospital projects, more staging

The centralised agency wants to change how NZ delivers health infrastructure.

Health NZ: fewer billion-dollar hospital projects, more staging
Investments

Gold futures glitter on second-highest close

Precious metal maintains its price despite market fluctuations. 

Gold futures glitter on second-highest close
Opinion

Peter Griffin: Searching to achieve better moonshots

Before we reinvent the wheel, we need to reflect on what worked and what can help us.

Searching to achieve better moonshots
Markets

Retirement sector struggling to keep lid on debt

Jarden estimates debt at the five large operators has risen fivefold since 2017.

Retirement sector struggling to keep lid on debt
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Opinion

Searching to achieve better moonshots
Technology

Peter Griffin: Searching to achieve better moonshots

Before we reinvent the wheel, we need to reflect on what worked and what can help us.

Scaling BlackRock mountain
Finance

David Chaplin: Scaling BlackRock mountain

Fund manager brought in US$140b in the first half of the year alone.

David Chaplin 17 Jul 2024
Geneva’s long hard road to the Unlisted exchange
Markets

Paul McBeth: Geneva’s long hard road to the Unlisted exchange

Can the new guard and the old guard find common ground?

Paul McBeth 16 Jul 2024
End of the golden weather for gentailers
Energy

Ian Llewellyn: End of the golden weather for gentailers

The pressures on the major electricity pressures have not been recognised by investors.

Ian Llewellyn 16 Jul 2024

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Business Advice

What is anti-competitive behaviour?
Law & Regulation

Georgina Toomey: What is anti-competitive behaviour?

Anti-competitive behaviour can be a criminal offence: here's how to avoid it. 

Georgina Toomey 11 Jul 2024
Fail File: Wendy Pye, publisher at Sunshine Books
Editor's Picks

Fail File: Wendy Pye, publisher at Sunshine Books

Wendy Pye has built an ethical business around education. 

Victoria Carter 29 Jun 2024
How to protect your business's brand
Opinion

Georgina Toomey: How to protect your business's brand

Monitor anyone using your trademarks to protect it. 

Georgina Toomey 27 Jun 2024


Investigations

MTF to investigate bullying claims
Finance Exclusive

MTF to investigate bullying claims

Chief executive Chris Lamers said he takes the claims 'very seriously'.

Murray Jones 04 Jul 2024
ECE sector 'at a turning point'
Business of Education

ECE sector 'at a turning point'

A big slashing of regulations could lead to a reduction in government funding.

Cécile Meier 02 Jul 2024
Daycare dollars: who's winning and losing?
Business of Education Business of Education

Daycare dollars: who's winning and losing?

The ECE sector is in crisis, but not all operators are affected in the same way.


Forward Planning

How a quake and a crash led to success

How a quake and a crash led to success

Craigs Investment Partners celebrate 40 years in business.

The rise and rise of women's investing

The rise and rise of women's investing

Gender pay gap remains - but many women are turning to investing.

Making the most of selling the farm

Making the most of selling the farm

To avoid “horror stories”,  selling a farm begins long before the "for sale" sign goes up.

Top Gainers


Blackpearl $0.710 9.23%
Move Logistics $0.240 6.67%
Michael Hill International $0.600 5.26%
Oceania Healthcare $0.610 5.17%
Chatham Rock Phosphate $0.106 4.95%

Top Decliners


Vital $0.250 -5.66%
Bremworth $0.400 -4.76%
TradeWindow $0.145 -3.97%
Comvita $1.150 -3.36%
Smartshares US Large Growth ETF $11.601 -3.24%

Top Gainers


ikeGPS Group $0.475 5.88%
Sky Network Television $2.380 4.42%
Oceania Healthcare $0.560 3.74%
Fletcher Building $2.980 2.76%
Air New Zealand $0.500 2.04%

Top Decliners


New Zealand Oil & Gas $0.395 -7.59%
NEUREN PHARMACEUTICALS LIMITED $20.740 -6.37%
AROA BIOSURGERY LIMITED $0.605 -4.76%
Synlait $0.285 -3.45%
XERO LIMITED $137.540 -2.07%

Technology


Investments

Gold futures glitter on second-highest close
World

Gold futures glitter on second-highest close

Precious metal maintains its price despite market fluctuations. 

Property

What's in a name? Du Val now Orange Pineapple

The Du Val group has given its subsidiaries bizarre names such as Woodle.

Maria Slade 17 Jul 2024
What's in a name? Du Val now Orange Pineapple
Property

Developer faces receivership and Serepisos action

A Black Robin entity set up to develop alpine villas in Queenstown is the latest to fail.

Maria Slade 16 Jul 2024
Developer faces receivership and Serepisos action
Editor's Picks

ECE investment funds grow despite sector crisis

While small early childhood centres struggle, investment funds in the industry thrive.

Cécile Meier 05 Jul 2024
ECE investment funds grow despite sector crisis
Climate change

Wall St backers see breakthrough moment for carbon offsets

Promoters' big wins include Biden administration's blessing of the credits.

Bloomberg 22 Jun 2024
Wall St backers see breakthrough moment for carbon offsets

The Life

We might have found the BYD Seal's sweet spot
Cars

We might have found the BYD Seal's sweet spot

The battery-powered Seal can beat a Ferrari. 

David Linklater 14 Jul 2024
Rugbynomics – a fun look at the numbers of our 'national game'
Books Book Review

Rugbynomics – a fun look at the numbers of our 'national game'

Does your birthday affect your chances of becoming an All Black?

Victoria Young 14 Jul 2024
My Net Worth: Jodi O’Donnell, TVNZ chief executive
My Net Worth

My Net Worth: Jodi O’Donnell, TVNZ chief executive

She's all go, go, go, but loves to sit in a cafe alone, reading and thinking.

Victoria Young 14 Jul 2024
BYD Sealion 6 Dynamic PHEV review
Cars

BYD Sealion 6 Dynamic PHEV review

BYD’s new Sealion 6 looks like a thoroughly conventional family car.

David Linklater 07 Jul 2024