Dene Mackenzie

Focus on Telecom's mobile growth

Focus on Telecom's mobile growth

The impact new mobile company 2degrees is having on Telecom mobile connection growth will be a main focus for analysts when New Zealand's largest listed company reports tomorrow.

Investment returns counteract drop in revenue from tax

Investment returns counteract drop in revenue from tax

The Government's financial statements for the three months ended September were something of a mixed bag, with tax revenue well down but higher-than-forecast investment returns helping offset the worst effects.

Demand for labour falls: Statistics NZ

Demand for labour falls: Statistics NZ

The demand for labour continues to fall, according to Statistics New Zealand figures released yesterday.

KiwiSaver retirement scheme numbers nearing 1.2m

KiwiSaver retirement scheme numbers nearing 1.2m

Nearly 1.2 million people have joined the KiwiSaver retirement savings scheme since it started two years ago.

Brokers remain positive about SkyCity

Skycity Entertainment, the operator of casinos and cinemas, remains in favour with brokers despite an unexpected stand by institutional shareholders at the recent annual meeting.

TrustPower withstands diverse market conditions, profit up 13%

Trustpower had again shown its business model could handle anything the wholesale market could throw at it, Forsyth Barr broker Peter Young said yesterday.

Social networks turn Geo Cities into ghost town

Regular readers of this column will know the writer has a soft spot for Yahoo!.

World waits for interest rate verdict

 World waits for interest rate verdict

Global sharemarkets are likely to remain volatile this week as Wall Street braces for a Federal Reserve interest rate decision and crucial labour market data.

Dunedin businessmen join board of SCF

Dunedin businessmen join board of SCF

The appointment of three independent directors to the board of South Canterbury Finance, including two from Dunedin, will be well received in the market. Business Editor Dene Mackenzie reports.

OceanaGold on track for record production

OceanaGold on track for record production

OceanaGold says it is on track to report record full-year gold production and sales for the year ended December.