ON THE MONEY: Boag, BNZ, Crimson and more

Victoria Young
Sat, 11 Jul 2020

Victoria Young
Sat, 11 Jul 2020
Professional distancing We’re sure public relations expert and National Party stalwart Michelle Boag has had a few ups and downs in her colourful career, but you know things are rough when one of your own family is distancing himself, at least professionally.  Amid the drama of the former interim Auckland Helicopter Trust chief executive admitting she'd sent covid-19 patient details to MP Hamish Walker, her name was removed from the website of stepson Kelly Bennett’s PR firm One Plus One Communications. The now former...
Markets
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares join Asian rally on strong US, European manufacturing
Dan Brunskill | Tue, 04 Aug 2020

New Zealand shares joined a rally across Asia as better than expected US and European manufacturing figures revived investors' confidence in the global economy. Fisher & Paykel Healthcare led the mark...

Markets
Weaker NZ dollar lifts off its lows after RBA more upbeat
Jenny Ruth | Tue, 04 Aug 2020

The weaker New Zealand dollar lifted off its lows after the Reserve Bank of Australia maintained its settings and reiterated its commitment "to do what it can to support jobs, incomes and businesses i...

Retail
Healthscope in $550M deal to sell NZ pathology business
Rebecca Howard | Tue, 04 Aug 2020

Australia’s Healthscope has inked a deal to sell its New Zealand pathology business to the NZ Super Fund and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan Board for more than $550 million. The two pension funds w...

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