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Why we must all use the covid tracer app, by Andy Fyers

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Supermarket competition in new govt's sights

Rebecca Stevenson
Sun, 18 Oct 2020

Rebecca Stevenson
Sun, 18 Oct 2020
Supermarkets, a Labour government is coming for you.It may have been a National government that gave the Commerce Commission the power to examine markets in a proactive fashion, but the Labour Party has said it will start two new probes in the next term.In its sights are the often-criticised supermarkets, and the just-as-maligned building supplies industry, both suspected of having too much market share concentrated in too few players.As Jacinda Ardern said, groceries are one of Kiwis most regular expenses. She said New Zealand has one of the m...

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F&P Healthcare knocked by strong kiwi; covid saps stock market
Paul McBeth | Tue, 27 Oct 2020

Covid and election uncertainty weighed on markets across Asia, while the kiwi at a month high weighed down exporters. 

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Gavin Evans | Tue, 27 Oct 2020

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Dire Wall St to weigh on local market
Rebecca Howard | Tue, 27 Oct 2020

Exporters like Fisher & Paykel Healthcare and A2 Milk and companies with US exposure such as Pushpay Holdings will be in for a rocky start as global investors turn defensive on rising covid-19 cases and fading US stimulus hopes. “It has been ‘risk off’ start to the week with inve...

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