Dene Mackenzie

A2 moving its focus to US market

A2 moving its focus to US market

The launch of a2 milk in the United States had become a priority for the company A2, now the United Kingdom business was established and showing growth, managing director Geoffrey Babidge said yesterday.

Key upbeat about Genesis incentives

Key upbeat about Genesis incentives

Prime Minister John Key expects prospective investors in Genesis will react well to incentives likely to be announced today by Finance Minister Bill English.

Airline results contrast expected

Airline results contrast expected

Air New Zealand is expected to deliver a much improved reported profit when it releases its financial results tomorrow, Forsyth Barr broker Andrew Rooney said.

PGG Wrightson profits on rise in most business units

PGG Wrightson was on a steady path to reclaiming its position as a leading option for investors seeking exposure to the ongoing strength of New Zealand agriculture, its chief executive Mark Dewdney said yesterday.

Heartland's lift in profit as expected

Heartland's lift in profit as expected

Listed bank Heartland New Zealand produced a solid result in line with guidance with the real catalyst being the recently announced acquisitions, Forsyth Barr broker Haley Van Leeuwen said yesterday.

1.27% loss for super fund

The Government Superannuation Fund fell in value in January by 1.27% but still managed to return 19.33% on its nearly $25 billion in assets in the year ended January.

Expect incentives for Genesis: PM

Expect incentives for Genesis: PM

Prime Minister John Key expects prospective investors in Genesis to react well to incentives likely to be announced tomorrow by Finance Minister Bill English.

Uncertainty plagues Chorus announcement

Uncertainty plagues Chorus announcement

There was not much to like in the Chorus profit announcement for the six months ending December, as the financial profitability of the lines network company hinges on a Commerce Commission decision.

Genesis part-sale in 'next month or so' confirmed

The Government has confirmed its plans to sell down its holding in Genesis Energy ''in the next month or so'' with more details coming tomorrow, Prime Minister John Key says.

NZ Post best of state pair

NZ Post best of state pair

Government-owned New Zealand Post yesterday delivered a much improved interim result for the six months ended December but its subsidiary Kiwibank suffered from tight margins, reporting a lower profit for the period.