Labour market figures due out on Wednesday are likely to show
the spare capacity in the market is slowly reducing, ANZ
senior economist Philip Borkin says.
Cloud initiatives have become a core priority for Microsoft
and the success of the transformation is important for the
company to better utilise the emerging opportunities in
mobile and cloud technology.
Apple's share price dropped more than 6% this week following
a soft second-quarter result and weaker than expected
guidance for the present quarter.
New Zealand-listed fuel supplier Z Energy has finally
received Commerce Commission clearance to by 100% of Caltex
New Zealand as long as it meets some conditions.
The so-called Super Thursday turned into a damp squib
yesterday when the Reserve Bank and the United States Federal
Reserve left their rates unchanged.
A Dunedin city councillor, a city accountancy firm and an
Otago businessman have lost their appeal in a decision which
will send ripples through the business community.
The most closely-watched data out this week would be Friday's
ANZ business survey, BNZ senior economist Craig Ebert said
New Zealanders could easily be caught out by the introduction
of a land tax, Deloitte Dunedin tax partner Phil Stevenson
The Government should ban foreign speculators rather than
tinkering with a land tax on non-resident buyers, Labour
housing spokesman Phil Twyford said yesterday.
Tomorrow has been labelled Super Thursday because from 6am,
three central banks are due to make interest rate
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