Markets

MARKET OPEN: A better night on Wall Street to bring cheer

Rebecca Howard
Tue, 15 Sep 2020

A slightly better night on Wall Street on signs of progress with a covid-19 vaccine and some multi-billion deals will cheer local investors. Nvidia Corp lifted on plans to buy UK-based chip designer Arm from Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp for as much as US$40 billion, while Oracle gained after it confirmed its name was submitted by TikTok parent ByteDance to serve as the "trusted technology provider" for TikTok in a proposal given to the US Treasury Department, MarketWatch reported. That move beat Microsoft Corp in a deal structured as a par...

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Markets
MARKET CLOSE: Kiwi falls on economic concern
Dan Brunskill | Thu, 24 Sep 2020

The kiwi dollar sank to its lowest level since late August as the safe-haven US currency continued to attract buying amid a sustained equity sell-off due to fears of recession.  

Policy
ELECTION 2020: Scared or excited about a Labour-Green govt?
Paul McBeth | Thu, 24 Sep 2020

Finance professionals have grown comfortable with Grant Robertson over the past three years. Will a new governing arrangement change that?

Law & Regulation
The FMA is running out of patience
Dan Brunskill | Thu, 24 Sep 2020

Financial services firms that keep failing compliance tests can expect to end up in court, says the FMA boss, Rob Everett.

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