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.
October is not always a terrible month for equity
investors although there have been some well-documented
shockers in the past, with 1987 and 2008 among them. Business
editor Dene Mackenzie reports on a month which turned out to
be profitable for investors around the globe, eventually.
Restaurant Brands New Zealand, the nation's largest fast food
operator, agreed to buy seven Carl's Jr stores owned and
operated by Forsgren NZ for $10.5 million, making it the sole
operator of the burger chain brand in New Zealand.