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Air NZ objects to Qantas expanding trans-Pacific flights

Business New from NZ Herald - 44 min 17 sec ago
Air New Zealand is the sole voice protesting against an application by Qantas Airways and American Airlines for a co-ordinated increase in flights on the trans-Pacific route, planned for the start of the peak travel season in December.Qantas...
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Brian Fallow: Past our peak, but survey no avalanche

Business New from NZ Herald - 48 min 53 sec ago
Business sentiment has softened cross the board in NZIERs quarterly survey but not to an extent that suggests firms need to get a grip.The decline in headline confidence to a three year low is consistent with an economy expanding...
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ComCom to file court proceedings against Wrightson, Elders, Rural Livestock over price fixing

Business New from NZ Herald - 51 min 45 sec ago
The Commerce Commission intends to file court proceedings against PGG Wrightson, Elders New Zealand and Rural Livestock by the end of the month, claiming the three fixed fees charged during the implementation of a national livestock...
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Bella Katz: Could Briscoe inject Kiwi hunger into lacklustre Aussie retail?

Business New from NZ Herald - 54 min 17 sec ago
Its school holidays in Australia right now and practically half the population is on the move in search of warmth. Especially the South East Coasters, with a lot of us landing in Queensland. And a lot of us - including myself -...
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NZ business confidence plummets to lowest level since GFC as outlook for profitability drops

Business New from NZ Herald - 59 min 17 sec ago
New Zealands business confidence plunged to the lowest level in three years in the second quarter as companies became pessimistic about profitability expectations.A net 5 per cent of firms in the New Zealand Institute of Economic...
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Chinese economy building to crisis point

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 2 min ago
Chinese shares are plunging again today, suggesting a raft of Government-introduced measures aimed at halting the sell-off are failing to have the desired effect.The Shanghai Composite Index was down 2.2 per cent in early trading...
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Hanover accord leaves public none the wiser

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 3 min ago
The Financial Markets Authoritys $18 million Hanover settlement leaves the public none the wiser on whether the six defendants breached their disclosure obligations or not.The regulator, in the settlement agreement, considers it...
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Small Business: Tips for planning your exit

Business New from NZ Herald - 1 hour 9 min ago
Stuart Chrisp is a founder of executive search firm Rothbury Kinross , and Totara Investments . Can you tell m
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Door open for Greece talks - Merkel

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 8 min ago
French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel said today that the door was open for a return to debt negotiations with Greece, but called on Athens to make serious proposals.The door is open to discussions...
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FMA to tackle Kiwis lack of investment know-how

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 19 min ago
People who are in KiwiSaver and those over the age of 50 are to be the focus of a new strategy put together by New Zealands investment watchdog to help people make better investment decisions.The Financial Markets Authority released...
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Chinas stock market boom worries World Bank

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 51 min ago
The World Bank has a timely warning for Chinese President Xi Jinping: Dont let all that money go to your head.The global lender didnt refer directly to Shanghais stock boom or the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (Beijings...
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Anna Russell: Developing a high performing team

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 52 min ago
A high performing team can be defined as a group of people with specific roles and complementary talents and skills, aligned with and committed to a common purpose, who consistently show high levels of collaboration and innovation...
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Inside Money: Terminator or teller - the future of financial services

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 53 min ago
You need rocks in your head to see Terminator Genisys. Or, as in my case, a two-for-one ticket deal.The movie, which features Arnold Schwarzenegger reprising his role as a giant killer robot, cant even get basic spelling right,...
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Milford Asset Management loses wholesale clients

Business New from NZ Herald - 3 hours 59 min ago
Milford Asset Management has lost five wholesale clients, including financial services provider Mercer, since its $1.5 million settlement last month with the Financial Markets Authority, which followed an investigation into alleged...
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Bryan Gould: EU power brokers have guilty role in Greek tragedy

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 4 min ago
Most people will feel they dont need to look far for an explanation as to what lies behind the Greek crisis. Lazy reporting and racial stereotyping will persuade them the Greeks have spent more than they should, got into debt, taken...
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Kiwi bra buying myths busted

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 54 min ago
Black and lacy are the two most common features of bra owned by New Zealand women although patterned and bright are also popular buys according to a survey by New Zealand lingerie company Rose Thorne.The company surveyed more...
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Greeks facing a beggars crossroads as poll looms

Business New from NZ Herald - 4 hours 59 min ago
As Greeks go to the polls they find themselves at a beggars crossroads, one which leads to calamity in every direction.If they see the unintelligible question being put to them as a vote on whether to accept the offer which was...
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Summerset earnings may rise as much as 39pc as sales surge

Business New from NZ Herald - 5 hours 18 min ago
Summerset Group, New Zealands third#45;largest listed retirement village operator, expects annual earnings may rise as much as 39 per cent as it benefits from record sales of units.The Wellington#45;based company expects underlying...
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$715K from a $45 investment: How to cheaply increase sales

Business New from NZ Herald - 5 hours 53 min ago
Would you like a significant increase in sales and a lot of new customers? Well you have the ingredients at hand to do just that.Let me explain by telling you about the clever marketing idea of an Auckland hair salon, which is relevant...
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NZ dollar little changed as traders await further developments in Greece

Business New from NZ Herald - 5 hours 54 min ago
The New Zealand dollar was little changed overnight as traders who have fled to the perceived safety of currencies such as the yen awaited further developments in Greece.The kiwi edged up to 66.84 US cents at 8am in Wellington,...
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