Dunedin-based biomedical company Pacific Edge yesterday
secured another major agreement that will help the global
expansion of its bladder cancer-testing product.
A lack of cash is holding shoppers back from spending at past
levels, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms says.
The continued volatility of the retail sector in New Zealand
and overseas became clearer yesterday with two listed
retailers announcing plans at either end of the spectrum.
Rising food prices have started to pinch, with Statistics New
Zealand yesterday reporting a 7.4% in the cost of food in the
year ended May.
Air New Zealand is flying high with customers and
sharebrokers as it continues to fly its passengers while
Qantas and other airlines keep their planes grounded.
The New Zealand dollar fell yesterday, down nearly 1% against
most of the currencies of major trading partners, as
earthquakes continued to rock Canterbury.
Investors yesterday reacted positively to news SkyCity
Entertainment was negotiating with the Government over a
proposal to build a $350 million convention centre in
Having attended several "cloud" seminars in the past four
years, and written several articles and columns about the
same, Mackline now has a sense that the game is about to
The New Zealand Debt Management Office is borrowing extra
money now to have a better blend of long-term debt and lower
borrowing costs in the future, treasurer Phil Combes says.
One of the pleasures of
reviewing books is finding one written so well that there has
to be a line drawn from racing from chapter to chapter and
holding back so the end does not come too quickly. The
Hunter (Hachette), by Tom Wood, is such a book.
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