JENNY RUTH: Companies should avoid the impression they have something to hide

Jenny Ruth
Thu, 25 Jun 2020

Jenny Ruth
Thu, 25 Jun 2020
Time was it was routine for NZX-listed companies to brief analysts and institutional investors in secret, particularly when they released their financial results. Journalists, in particular, were barred from dialling into such briefings, which are usually conducted via conference calls. Thankfully, more and more companies have realised how unwise it is to create even the impression that they are delivering different messages depending on their audience. Even if it's unintended, companies run the risk, usually when answering questions,...
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