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European economic survey in surprise improvement

Business New from NZ Herald - 57 min 51 sec ago
LONDON (AP) A stronger than anticipated economic survey Thursday helped shore up European markets following a run of disappointing news that raised the specter of another recession across the 18-country eurozone.Financial information...
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Tesco chairman resigns after accounting scandal

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 7 min ago
LONDON (AP) The chairman of Tesco, the worlds second-biggest retailer behind Walmart, announced his resignation Thursday amid an accounting scandal in which the company admitted it had overstated its projected profits.Richard...
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Spanish jobless figure drops as economy picks up

Business New from NZ Herald - 2 hours 2 min ago
MADRID (AP) Spains unemployment rate dropped to 23.7 percent in the third quarter from 24.5 percent in the previous three-month period, the latest sign of the economys recovery.The National Statistics Institute said Thursday...
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Unilever: prices falling in Europe, China weak

Business New from NZ Herald - 2 hours 27 min ago
AMSTERDAM (AP) Unilever PLC, the maker of consumer products including Dove soaps, Lipton teas and Ben Jerrys ice cream, says it saw price deflation in Europes largest markets in the third quarter.The company reported third-quarter...
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Daimler net profit up 49 percent in 3rd quarter

Business New from NZ Herald - 2 hours 57 min ago
BERLIN (AP) Automaker Daimler says its net earnings rose by nearly half in the third quarter as revenue rose 10 percent and the company booked a one-time gain from the sale of a stake in a maker of heavy-duty engines.Daimler AG...
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NZX 50 climbs to new record

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 2 min ago
New Zealand shares rose to a new record close, led by Restaurant Brands New Zealand after the countrys biggest fast-food operator boosted its annual earnings guidance. Spark New Zealand pace gains as investors sought defensive...
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India picks up pace on economic overhaul

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 12 min ago
NEW DELHI (AP) After months of criticism for not moving aggressively enough on promises of an economic overhaul, Indias new prime minister has announced a string of policies designed to kick-start Asias third-largest economy.Over...
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Pernod Ricard growth returns, despite China slump

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 22 min ago
PARIS (AP) Pernod Ricard SA, maker of Absolut vodka and Martell cognac, has returned to growth after Asian, Middle Eastern and African markets stemmed a monthslong slide, but sales in China continued to decline steeply.The company...
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Nokia turnaround since handset unit sale continues

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 27 min ago
HELSINKI (AP) Nokia appears to have turned around its fortunes after the sale of its ailing cellphone unit to Microsoft, reporting a third-quarter net profit of 747 million euros ($950 million), from a loss of 91 million euros a...
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Credit Suisse Q3 profit more than doubles

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 27 min ago
GENEVA (AP) Credit Suisses profits more than doubled in the third quarter as Switzerlands second-largest bank benefited from cost cutting, brisk business in emerging markets and the services it provides for wealthy clients.Net...
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Stocks sink as oil falls, China factories slumber

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 32 min ago
TOKYO (AP) Global stocks fell Thursday after another slump in oil prices added to doubts about the strength of global demand and Chinas manufacturing output grew at the slowest pace in five months.KEEPING SCORE: European markets...
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Hyundai Motors 3Q profit falls 28 percent

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 42 min ago
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday its profit sank nearly 30 percent for the July-September quarter, hurt by a stronger South Korean currency and weak sales growth in its home market.South Koreas largest carmaker...
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NZ dollar falls on benign inflation data

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 3 min ago
The New Zealand dollar fell after figures showed inflation in the third quarter was slower than the Reserve Bank had forecast, giving it less reason to resume raising interest rates after pausing its tightening cycle in July.The...
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Dunedin family shares its terrifying experience with chickenpox

Latest news from Channel 9 - 4 hours 15 min ago
A Dunedin family is sharing its terrifying experience with chickenpox, to raise awareness of what the disease can do. Most people catch the highly-contagious skin condition virus when they're children, then forget about it in adulthood. But as this family's story proves, it's not always something that can be treated so lightly. Warning: story contains images that may disturb some viewers.
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National golf tournament tees off in Dunedin

Latest news from Channel 9 - 4 hours 18 min ago
Amputee Golf New Zealand's national tournament has teed off in Dunedin. The competition has drawn golfers from across the country to the city. And competitors aren't letting physical disabilities keep them off the green.
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Dunedin a great place to live

Latest news from Channel 9 - 4 hours 24 min ago
The latest national quality of life survey shows Dunedin's considered to be a great place to live by the vast majority of residents.
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Nightly interview: Richard Dawson

Latest news from Channel 9 - 4 hours 27 min ago
A Dunedin minister has been chosen to lead the Presbyterian Church of Aotearoa New Zealand from late 2016. Reverend Richard Dawson is currently the minister at St Stephens Leith Valley Presbyterian Church. And he's here to tell us about his upcoming national role.
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Columba College takes home the Young Enterprise Scheme Otago award

Latest news from Channel 9 - 4 hours 28 min ago
Columba College pupils have taken the top prize at this year's Young Enterprise Scheme Otago awards. The pupils formed a company called Reine and produced a promotional booklet about Dunedin. It won the overall prize, as well as the award for best annual review. The Otago Chamber of Commerce announced the awards, supported by the Lion Foundation.
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Presbyterian Support Otago calls on the government to combat rising poverty

Latest news from Channel 9 - 4 hours 31 min ago
Presbyterian Support Otago is calling for an increase in government welfare and wages to combat rising poverty. The call comes after the organisation's annual general meeting, where skyrocketing demand for services was noted. And now staff are looking at how they can deal with the increasing demand.
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Zuckerberg speaks Chinese, Beijing students cheer

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 32 min ago
BEIJING (AP) China may ban Facebook, but not its co-founder Mark Zuckerberg, who entertained an audience of students in Beijing with a 30-minute chat in his recently learned Mandarin Chinese.There was no explicit discussion of...
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