Dene Mackenzie

Travel statistics boost for AIA

Auckland International Airport shares rebounded yesterday after the release of the company's monthly traffic statistics which showed an impressive increase in international travel.

Shares drop, rebound reacting to upbeat Chorus

Shares drop, rebound reacting to upbeat Chorus

Regulated telecommunications network operator Chorus yesterday finally got to release some good news to the market although its initial information took time to understand.

Three weighty tomes equally heavy on detail may yet haunt Key

Former justice minister Judith Collins is exonerated, the Department of Corrections has some faults and there is nothing for Prime Minister John Key to apologise for, or so the narrative goes.

Strong interest in Orion on both sides of Tasman

Orion Health Group lists today following strong demand on both sides of the Tasman which allowed the listing price for shares to be placed at the top of the band at $5.70 each.

Surprises and bridge-building

Surprises and bridge-building

Labour leader Andrew Little (49) set about setting the tone for his new caucus yesterday by rewarding loyalty but also identifying MPs who reflect the face of New Zealand.

Migrants put pressure on

Migrants put pressure on

Immigration into New Zealand reached a new high in October, with warnings coming the record levels could place considerable pressure on New Zealand's housing market.

Scales could beat forecast profit

Scales could beat forecast profit

Scales Corp will provide updated guidance on its prospectus forecasts before December 31 after indicating it may beat earlier profit estimates.

Curran ready to get 'stuck in'

Curran ready to get 'stuck in'

Dunedin South MP Clare Curran is happy with her responsibilities allocated yesterday by new Labour leader Andrew Little.

Stream of information coming out this week

There are no blockbuster economic releases due this week but there is a steady stream of information set to emerge, Craigs Investment Partners broker Chris Timms says.

Clark's front-bench role pits him against Joyce

Clark's front-bench role pits him against Joyce

Dunedin North MP David Clark has been promoted to Labour's front bench and will take on the economic development role for the party, a head-to-head clash with Economic Development Minister Steven Joyce.