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Putin says Russia has sufficient currency reserves, the ruble will recover

Business New from NZ Herald - 11 min 25 sec ago
MOSCOW (AP) Putin says Russia has sufficient currency reserves, the ruble will recover.
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N Korea-linked Sony hack may be costliest ever

Business New from NZ Herald - 16 min 29 sec ago
NEW YORK (AP) The unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which a U.S. official says is linked to North Korea may be the most damaging cyberattack ever inflicted on an American business.The fallout from the hack that exposed a trove...
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German business confidence up for 2nd month

Business New from NZ Herald - 26 min 28 sec ago
BERLIN (AP) A closely watched survey shows that business confidence in Germany, Europes biggest economy, has risen for the second month in a row as managers outlook for the next six months brightens.The Ifo institute said Thursday...
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Putin: Russian economy will recover

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 31 min ago
MOSCOW (AP) Russian President Vladimir Putin says the national economy will rebound and the ruble will stabilize.He said Thursday that the current crisis could last two years at most, but the economy could recover faster if external...
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Fed rate wording boosts Asian stock markets

Business New from NZ Herald - 2 hours 46 min ago
Asian stock markets powered higher Thursday, sweeping aside worries about a flagging global economy after the U.S. Federal Reserve said it would remain patient in its approach to raising interest rates.KEEPING SCORE: Japans Nikkei...
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AP source: US probe links NKorea to Sony hacking

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 26 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) Federal investigators have now connected the hacking of Sony Pictures Entertainment Inc. to North Korea, a U.S. official said, though it remained unclear how the federal government would respond to a break-in that...
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NZ dollar dips as economic growth revised down

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 43 min ago
The New Zealand dollar dipped after the countrys pace of economic growth was revised down, though continued to beat expectations, and as the Federal Reserve gets closer to making a call on whether to hike interest rates.The kiwi...
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Citifleet fraud investigation findings made public

Latest news from Channel 9 - 4 hours 45 min ago
Findings in the city council fraud investigation have just been made public. A report by Deloitte states that former council worker Brent Bachop was responsible for defrauding the council of about $1.5. Bachop died suddenly in May, just after questions were asked about discrepancies in the Citifleet accounts.
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Women's basketball team headed for the courts of Las Vegas

Latest news from Channel 9 - 4 hours 48 min ago
A group of local basketball players are headed for the courts of Las Vegas. The Mainland Eagles women's team will fly out at the end of this month for the overseas tour. But there's a lot of preparation ahead first, to ensure the team is on the ball.
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Nightly interview: Senior Sergeant Matt Scoles

Latest news from Channel 9 - 4 hours 51 min ago
While Christmas is predominantly a happy time for families, the rate of domestic violence typically increases. Senior Sergeant Matt Scoles is the manager of victims and family violence for the southern police district. And he's here to talk about what people can do to look after each other during the holiday period.
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Dunedin Public Art Gallery celebrates a big year

Latest news from Channel 9 - 4 hours 53 min ago
This year has been the best yet for the Dunedin Public Art Gallery. In June the gallery surpassed its annual visitor record of 250,000 people. And it's not just big name artists drawing in the crowds.
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Dunedin's first co-housing development set to go ahead

Latest news from Channel 9 - 4 hours 56 min ago
Dunedin's first co-housing development is set to go ahead, with the proposal securing resource consent from the Dunedin City Council.
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Stolen Dunedin car found burnt-out in Christchurch

Latest news from Channel 9 - 4 hours 58 min ago
A car stolen from Dunedin has been found burnt-out in Christchurch. The white Nissan Pulsar was reported stolen yesterday, from a Waverley address. And early this morning the vehicle was found in Christchurch, having been torched. Police believe the vehicle was used in a petrol drive-off at Timaru.
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Otago Museum's Animal Attic gets a festive transformation

Latest news from Channel 9 - 5 hours 52 sec ago
It’s all go at Otago Museum as the school holidays kicks off. With Christmas just around the corner, the museum's Animal Attic has had a festive transformation. And among the animals, elves are on hand, getting everyone ready to meet the big man in red.
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Nightlife king faces queries from gaming regulator

Business New from NZ Herald - 5 hours 1 min ago
LAS VEGAS (AP) A Los Angeles nightlife entrepreneur who revamped Las Vegas Sahara Hotel and Casino into a hipper, sleeker destination is getting ready to defend his past again so he can obtain a Nevada gambling license after admitting...
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New Zealands's account deficit has grown

Latest news from Channel 9 - 5 hours 2 min ago
The country's account deficit has grown, and it's now the largest it's been in almost six years. An account deficit means the country's earned less than it's spent. It relates to offshore income and overseas expenditure. At present the country's got a deficit of $2.5b. That's a debt increase of almost $500m from June.
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N Korea-linked Sony hack may be costliest ever

Business New from NZ Herald - 5 hours 51 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) A U.S. official says North Korea is linked to the unprecedented hack of Sony Pictures which exposed a trove of sensitive documents and escalated to threats of terrorism, driving the studio to cancel release of the...
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How Kim Jong Un became the target of The Interview

Business New from NZ Herald - 7 hours 6 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) A few weeks ago, when a freshly stoned Seth Rogen sat down for a lunch interview about The Interview, the likelihood of trouble seemed remote.Youre always hoping nothing horrible is going to happen, obviously,...
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14 charged in deadly 2012 meningitis outbreak

Business New from NZ Herald - 8 hours 11 min ago
BOSTON (AP) Mold and bacteria were in the air and on workers gloved fingertips. Pharmacists used expired ingredients, didnt properly sterilize them and failed to test drugs for purity before sending them to hospitals and pain...
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Avon Products settles bribery charges for $135M

Business New from NZ Herald - 8 hours 16 min ago
NEW YORK (AP) The worlds largest direct seller of cosmetics, Avon Products Inc., will pay $135 million to settle criminal and civil charges after its China unit pleaded guilty Wednesday to conspiring to violate the Foreign Corrupt...
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