Sir Ron Brierley's company, Guinness Peat Group,
could be the well-known and "trusted company" that was said
yesterday to be in the running to bid for the assets of
Hanover and United Finance.
Australian financier Resimac Ltd was yesterday
named as the new investor in Allied Farmers, as the
Taranaki-based company continues with its ambitious expansion
Aged care and retirement village operator Ryman Healthcare
yesterday reported a better-than-expected profit for the six
months ended September and celebrated by lifting its interim
The pick-up in population growth continues to fuel demand for
housing, just as it has done for the past six months, ASB
economist Jane Turner says.
Several changes are expected before Christmas to the
companies included in the NZX-50 index which is traditionally
tracked by many index funds.
More of us are planning to do Christmas shopping online this
Dunedin-based Motor Trade Finances has survived the two most
difficult years in its 39-year history, and has come through
in good shape, managing director Angus Bradshaw says.
Personal tax cuts are back on the agenda of Prime Minister
John Key and his enthusiasm for the cuts appear to indicate
they could be part of National's 2011 election manifesto.
Otago was one of 12 regions which recorded a rise in economic
activity in the three months ended September.
Labour leader Phil Goff has achieved what was probably his
main aim - publicity - when he ended a 20-year political
consensus on monetary policy.
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