The University of Otago
has no immediate plans to follow the lead of Canterbury in
raising funds through the issue of philanthropic bonds.
Global equity markets have staged one of their largest
ever rallies since the lows of early March 2009.
Less than a year into the job,
University of Canterbury vice-chancellor Rod Carr is stamping
his commercial experience firmly on university activities.
My first taste of Speight's beer was as a boarder at Waitaki
Boys High School, in Oamaru. It wasn't great.
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.
New offers by Telecom, Vodafone and 2 Degrees for mobile
termination rates represented major progress,
Telecommunications Users Association chief executive Ernie
Newman said yesterday.
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.
Telecom Retail, effectively the Telecom brand, is understood
to be planning a major brand relaunch before Christmas,
Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms says.
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