Dene Mackenzie

Blu-ray recorder available

Blu-ray recorder available

Blu-ray, also known as Blu-ray Disc (BD) is the name of a next-generation optical disc format.

University leadership course push in Singapore

University leadership course push in Singapore

The University of Otago's executive education programmes will get an airing on an international stage next week when executive programmes director Ian Lafferty speaks at a conference in Singapore.

Odds of more houses on market with spring

It will not be long before evidence emerges as to whether, with the onset of spring, improved vendor price expectations will lead to a flood of properties hitting the market, BNZ chief economist Tony Alexander says.

Latest results worse than expected

Latest results worse than expected

The June and July annual and quarterly reporting seasons threw up some figures that were worse than expected as New Zealand listed companies reviewed their previous 12 months, some of which were particularly harsh.

Strong Australian reporting season

Strong Australian reporting season

The Australian company annual results reporting season had generally been successful due to the high degree of earnings surprise, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms said.

Telecom moves into Mobile TV

Telecom is entering the mobile television market through its new XT mobile network.

Toll to take on courier mainstays

The move by Toll New Zealand to launch an express package service in New Zealand might not be all it seemed to be, Forsyth Barr broker Peter Young said yesterday.

GPG seen as under valued

GPG seen as under valued

Sir Ron Brierley's GPG continued to trade at an unusually large discount to value, Forsyth Barr broker Suzanne Kinnaird said yesterday.

Australia holds its OCR

Australia holds its OCR

The Reserve Bank of Australia yesterday kept its official cash rate unchanged at 3%, leaving the Reserve Bank of New Zealand in the probable position of having to do the same when it meets next week.

RPI to refinance after dividend let down

RPI to refinance after dividend let down

Rural Portfolio Investments, the private investment company of Craig Norgate and interests associated with the McConnon family, of Dunedin, needs to refinance its cash requirements before October 15, the company said yesterday.