The latest from Journalist Ella Somers

Ella Somers is a journalism graduate who has joined BusinessDesk's cadet programme.

Lukewarm retail sales in first quarter as inflation bites
Ella Somers | Tue, 24 May 2022

Retail sales volumes fell a seasonally adjusted 0.5% in the first quarter, Statistics NZ said. 

Air NZ shares sell at premium in bookbuild
Ella Somers | Thu, 05 May 2022

The shares fell to match the price set in the bookbuild.

Strong agri outlook drives third upgrade for PGG Wrightson
Ella Somers | Wed, 04 May 2022

The rural services firm has been benefiting from booming agricultural commodity prices. 

Tourism Holdings faces new roadblock from ACCC
Ella Somers | Thu, 28 Apr 2022

The rental campervan deal is looking a little shakier as regulators take their time.

Pushpay recovery comes to a halt as global woes dent local market
Ella Somers | Wed, 27 Apr 2022

NZ's local stock market wasn't immune to the ructions across global equities, with tech stocks feeling the pinch the most.   

NZ shares struggle as Pushpay finds a suitor
Ella Somers | Tue, 26 Apr 2022

Takeover talk pushes Pushpay higher while the rest of the market takes a tumble.