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MARKET OPEN: Second covid wave may keep investors sidelined

Rebecca Howard
Mon, 29 Jun 2020

Risk aversion may hang over the domestic equities market today as concerns grow at the potential economic impact of a second wave of covid-19 infections. Wall Street’s major indexes tumbled more than 2 percent on Friday as several US states re-imposed business restrictions in response to a surge in coronavirus cases. Texas and Florida ordered bars to close again. Meanwhile, President Donald Trump's re-election campaign team postponed Vice President Mike Pence's events in Florida and Arizona this week "out of an abundance of caution," a ca...

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Law & Regulation
David Henry firm moves into liquidation owing $400k
Brent Melville | Sat, 31 Jul 2021

Kinleith Land and Infrastructure moves into liquidation owing at least $400,000, liquidator looks to sell solar farm.

On the Money
On the Money: Chris Dunphy, Peter Wells' potential $250m payday, Banksy, Bridges, and more
Rebecca Stevenson | Sat, 31 Jul 2021

Which minister thought he was at a rave, who's cashing in on another potential IPO on the ASX, why wasn't anyone buying Banksy? And more.

Opinion FREE
Why it's hard to open a supermarket in NZ
Eric Crampton | Fri, 30 Jul 2021

Supermarkets' high profits should motivate a new competitor, if they're real. If the profits are there, what's stopping them?

How events can support a sustainable future

Sustainability has become a fundamental characteristic of a responsible business. It’s no longer just about “doing the right thing for the environment”, but now a much more holistic proposition where businesses have a real responsibility to embrace sustainable business practices - or risk being left behind.

5 trends as construction begins towards carbon neutrality

Carbon neutral trends emerging in engineering, procurement and construction across the globe indicate what we can expect in New Zealand over the next thirty years.