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Confidence down among dairy farmers

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 35 min ago
New Zealand rural confidence levels have fallen to a two-year low thanks to plunging dairy prices, according to Rabobanks latest quarterly rural confidence survey.The survey, completed this month, showed rural sentiment was at...
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Fonterra deal boosts Beingmate

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 35 min ago
Shares in Chinese baby-milk maker Beingmate Baby Child have rallied sharply since Fonterra entered an alliance with the firm, which includes the Kiwi dairy giant buying a 20 per cent stake in its new partner.The Shenzhen-listed...
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Colleagues in crisis - how to help

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 35 min ago
The hardest thing for me after my mum died was going back to work, says Barbara (not her real name). My colleagues knew how close we were, and yet most hardly acknowledged what had happened. I get that they didnt know what to...
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Landcorp sees full ownership of genetics business boosting returns

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 36 min ago
State-owned Landcorp Farming has taken full control of New Zealands largest red meat genetics business - Hawkes Bay-based Focus Genetics - after acquiring the remaining 33 per cent of shares that it did not already own for an undisclosed...
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John Key tops tourisms wishlist

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 36 min ago
Tourist industry leaders have a short wishlist for the next John Key Government and topping it is having the Prime Minister continue in the tourism portfolio.In its election manifesto National said Key would retain the portfolio...
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Execs suspended over inflated profit

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 36 min ago
Tesco, the worlds second-largest supermarket chain after Walmart, has suspended four executives and begun an inquiry after admitting its half-year profit was overstated by 250 million ($504 million).The scandal deepens the financial...
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Airport passenger traffic up nearly 5%

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 36 min ago
Worldwide passenger traffic through airports has risen close to 5 per cent to more than six billion with Atlanta still the worlds busiest.Airports Council International has released the latest edition of the world airport traffic...
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Court to decide when Serepisos bankruptcy ends

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 36 min ago
Terry Serepisos is to have his financial affairs examined in front of a High Court judge, who will decide when the former reality TV star and football club owner is to be released from bankruptcy.The Official Assignee - which manages...
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Watson pleased with police decision in Owen Glenn complaint case

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 36 min ago
Police arent taking any more action after Sir Owen Glenn complained that Warriors co-owner Eric Watson threatened and intimidated him in the Mt Smart stadium boardroom.Mr Watson said yesterday he was pleased but not surprised...
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Hotel harks back to the jolly days

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 36 min ago
Awell-known Matawhero landmark, the Jolly Stockman Hotel, encompassing three buildings on nearly a hectare of land just outside Gisborne city, has been placed on the market for sale or for lease.Associated with the stock industry...
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Spotifys Top 10 most streamed tracks

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 51 min ago
The following list represents the most streamed tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Sept. 15 to Sunday Sept. 21 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.UNITED...
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Spotifys Top 10 most viral tracks

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 56 min ago
The following list represents the most viral tracks on Spotify, based on the number of people who shared it divided by the number who listened to it, from Monday, Sept. 15 to Sunday, Sept. 21 via Facebook, Tumblr, Twitter and Spotify.UNITED...
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US clampdown on tax maneuver leaves its mark

Business New from NZ Herald - 2 hours 31 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) A handful of big companies pursuing overseas mergers to lower their tax bills came under pressure Tuesday after the U.S. unveiled rules to discourage them.The Treasury Department announced new regulations on Monday...
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World trade body cuts forecasts

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 1 min ago
BERLIN (AP) The World Trade Organization has sharply reduced its forecast for global trade growth this year, pointing to uneven economic growth in countries including China and the U.S.The WTO said Tuesday that its economists are...
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GM to move Cadillac brand HQ to New York City

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 26 min ago
DETROIT (AP) The Cadillac luxury brand will move its headquarters to New York next year to get closer to those living lives of luxury.The high-end brand, which has lost sales this year as German rivals gain, also will become a...
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South Africa makes nuclear deal with Russia

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 31 min ago
JOHANNESBURG (AP) South Africa has signed a deal with Russia to get up to eight nuclear reactors built with Russian technology.The deal was signed on Monday on the sidelines of a conference of the U.N. atomic agency in Vienna,...
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FDA warns doctors to beware fake drug distributors

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 26 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) U.S. health regulators are trying to help doctors spot counterfeit and unapproved drugs by raising awareness of illegal operations that peddle bogus drugs to health professionals.Federal prosecutors have recently...
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Russia proposes curbs for foreign media ownership

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 56 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) Russias parliament has given preliminary approval to a bill limiting foreign ownership in Russian media to 20 percent.The State Duma voted 434-1 to pass the first reading of the law. The bill can be amended in the...
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Greek PM: no 3rd bailout, will set out reform plan

Business New from NZ Herald - 5 hours 1 min ago
BERLIN (AP) Greece isnt seeking another financial rescue and will soon set out a new economic reform program to underpin the recovery, the countrys prime minister said Tuesday as he visited key creditor Germany.Since 2010, Greece...
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Goodgame Studios reveals revenue, coy on IPO plans

Business New from NZ Herald - 5 hours 21 min ago
BERLIN (AP) German online games company Goodgame Studios has for the first time revealed financial details of its business amid reports it is planning a stock market floatation.Several media reports have claimed that Goodgame could...
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