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Air NZ bailout too small; value slashed by $550m

Air New Zealand shares sank by more than a third as investors judged the government’s $900 million bailout to be too small. The airline’s chief executive said $900 million was exactly the amount he asked for. Finance Minister Grant Robertson today said the government loan would keep the airline afloat, but that’s at the cost of any future dividend payments while any debt’s outstanding. The debt can also be converted to equity.The shares resumed trading this morning after being halted this week while the airline and government finalised the...

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Primary Sector
Fonterra boss pleased with profit but still has work to do
Rebecca Howard | Sat, 19 Sep 2020

Fonterra is well on track to revamping the cooperative, boosting earnings and slashing debt, but chief executive Miles Hurrell says the job isn’t done.

Opinion FREE
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Jehan Casinader | Sat, 19 Sep 2020

Companies that think an Employee Assistance Programme counts as a wellbeing policy need to think again.

Economy
BRIAN GAYNOR: The big trade-off: Economic activity vs lives
Brian Gaynor | Sat, 19 Sep 2020

Global governments are facing a huge dilemma at present: how do they assess the trade-offs between economic activity and lives during the covid-19 pandemic?

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Canon Business: Premium solutions for Commercial Bay

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