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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.

Market Close: NZ shares fall with global rout
Dan Brunskill | Wed, 29 Sep 2021

The broad decline, which pulled two-thirds of the index lower, even hit traditionally defensive assets such as energy stocks.

Market Close: F&P Healthcare falls along with Aussie peers
Dan Brunskill | Tue, 28 Sep 2021

The hospital product manufacturer was trading just marginally lower throughout the morning session but dropped sharply when the Australian market opened at 1pm.

NZ shares fall as bond yields rise
Dan Brunskill | Mon, 27 Sep 2021

Bond yields both in NZ and overseas were climbing after the US Federal Reserve and the Bank of England took a “more hawkish” tone at meetings last week.

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.