Less than a year into the job,
University of Canterbury vice-chancellor Rod Carr is stamping
his commercial experience firmly on university activities.
Spotless Services has
extended the closing date of its takeover offer for Taylors
Group Ltd, but has maintained the offer price of $2.25, a
price brokers say is still too low.
Two influential surveys
out yesterday are pointing to good times ahead, but those
good times could be hurt by a New Zealand dollar which is
defying all odds.
Telecom Retail, effectively the Telecom brand, is understood
to be planning a major brand relaunch before Christmas,
Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms says.
Dunedin International Airport yesterday reported a more than
$900,000 loss for the year ended June, but chairman Richard
Walls is optimistic the worst is behind the company.
Listed property investments are coming back into favour with
the latest results from the NZX property gross index likely
to fuel investor sentiment.
New offers by Telecom, Vodafone and 2 Degrees for mobile
termination rates represented major progress,
Telecommunications Users Association chief executive Ernie
Newman said yesterday.
The strong expansion in
New Zealand's local government sector looks to be over,
according to BNZ Capital senior economist Craig Ebert.
Listed fast food chain Restaurant Brands had the
best-performed share price in September in a month that
Forsyth Barr broker Peter Young described as "very pleasing".
this week announced its coverage and funding plan for rural
cars for sale
Porsche spices up off-road offerings
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