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Turbulent skies for travel stocks
Staff reporters | Mon, 25 Jan 2021

Wellington Airport majority owner Infratil had a better day after renewed takeover interest from across the Tasman.

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The covid rollercoaster continues
Staff reporters | Mon, 25 Jan 2021

If you care about the economy, use the covid tracer app.

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F&P Healthcare propels share market higher
Dan Brunskill | Fri, 22 Jan 2021

The NZX 50 Index was dominated by Fisher & Paykel Healthcare which shook off recent weakness with a strong trading update.  

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Inflation data in focus
Rebecca Howard | Fri, 22 Jan 2021

The market is pulling back from negative interest rates.

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UBCO: the Netflix of electric motorbikes
Dan Brunskill | Fri, 22 Jan 2021

EV motorbike designer UBCO is hoping to raise $25 million as it advances its fleet subscription service.

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NZ stocks, dollar rally as Democrats prepare stimulus
Dan Brunskill | Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Financial markets like their chances of seeing fiscal stimulus now Democrats control the US government.

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Markets cheered by Biden inauguration
Rebecca Howard | Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Nasdaq and S&P rise, and the NZX should follow.

Economy
NZ could be the first to lift interest rates
Rebecca Howard | Thu, 21 Jan 2021

Forget negative interest rates? The strength of the Kiwi economy means some economists are tipping the RBNZ could be first mover to hike them.

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My Food Bag has treacherous path to growth
Dan Brunskill | Thu, 21 Jan 2021

The Kiwi meal-kit company has first mover advantage but faces stiff competition in a complex market. 

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F&P Healthcare pushes share market higher
Dan Brunskill | Wed, 20 Jan 2021

The healthcare manufacturer pushed the index back above 13,000

Infrastructure
New players sought for electricity futures market
Gavin Evans | Wed, 20 Jan 2021

Paying new players to offer market-making services may improve pricing, Electricity Authority believes. 

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Milking it: Investors to be cheered by rising dairy prices
Rebecca Howard | Wed, 20 Jan 2021

Will lift in dairy prices spur Fonterra to lift its forecast payout to dairy farmers?

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NZ shares snap six-day slide
Dan Brunskill | Tue, 19 Jan 2021

Strong economic growth from China buoyed investor sentiment. 

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Solid China growth, positive NZ data to spur buyers
Rebecca Howard | Tue, 19 Jan 2021

China’s economy grew a better-than-expected 6.5 percent in the fourth quarter.

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NZ shares fall for sixth session
Dan Brunskill | Mon, 18 Jan 2021

The market is now more than 5 percent off its record and almost 2 percent below where it started the year. 

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Tumble in kiwi to help exporters
Rebecca Howard | Mon, 18 Jan 2021

Kiwi eases as US dollar strengthens in lead into Biden inauguration.

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NZX 50 finishes the week down 3 percent
Dan Brunskill | Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Higher bond yields and less buying by clean energy indices took some heat out of the market

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America’s Cup – the money behind the cup
Staff reporters | Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Who are the big boat backers for the 36th America's Cup? 

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Sky TV urged to shed assets
Dan Brunskill | Fri, 15 Jan 2021

Research firm Jarden says there are tough decisions ahead for the new CEO 

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My Food Bag picks all-star board for IPO
Dan Brunskill | Fri, 15 Jan 2021

The company is testing the waters with customers and staff, after meeting with fund managers in December to discuss going public. 

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Shares flat as smelter deal emerges
Dan Brunskill | Thu, 14 Jan 2021

The Tiwai Point smelter extension wasn't enough to push the share market higher

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Shares slip with investors cautious
Dan Brunskill | Wed, 13 Jan 2021

Investors are taking a cautious approach after a turbulent start to the year.