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The latest from Journalist Dan Brunskill

Dan is a journalism graduate from Auckland University of Technology who joined BusinessDesk in 2020. Formerly a photographer, he took up journalism as the news editor of Debate Magazine before going on to work at the New Zealand Herald. You can follow him on Twitter @dan_brunskill or connect with him on LinkedIn here.

Pacific Edge up 6%; while index dips
Dan Brunskill | Fri, 24 Sep 2021

The NZX 50 index fell as its biggest stock, Fisher & Paykel Healthcare, fell 3.1% back towards its average price of $32 per share.

NZ shares flat as global markets fear Evergrande crisis
Dan Brunskill | Tue, 21 Sep 2021

Key US indices fell about 2% overnight, as investors worried Chinese developer Evergrande’s insolvency could lead to a wider market shock.

NZ shares consolidate from Friday rally
Dan Brunskill | Mon, 20 Sep 2021

After a strong finish to last week, with many stocks rallying as key indices were rebalanced, NZ shares opened lower on Monday.

Passive funds push NZX 50 higher
Dan Brunskill | Fri, 17 Sep 2021

Earlier this month, logistics company Mainfreight hit a record high after FTSE announced it would be included in its global small-cap index, along with travel booking company Serko.

NZ shares down on ‘staggering’ GDP number
Dan Brunskill | Thu, 16 Sep 2021

This gives the Reserve Bank, which was already eyeing a rate hike, even more reason to hit the economic brakes in October.

F&P Healthcare drags NZX50 down
Dan Brunskill | Tue, 14 Sep 2021

Pushpay Holdings dropped 3.2% to $1.84 after the church management platform released an investor presentation introducing the company to its latest acquisition and outlining its plans.

NZ shares up despite lockdown extension
Dan Brunskill | Mon, 13 Sep 2021

If investors were hoping for a swift end to Auckland’s lockdown, they didn’t show it.

Shares down & dollar up as market predicts rate hike
Dan Brunskill | Fri, 10 Sep 2021

The kiwi dollar climbed back to 71 US cents as the market priced in an official cash rate slightly above 0.5% in October.