Otago Daily Times: Business News

Keen to engage with staff, farmers

Keen to engage with staff, farmers

When Keith Cooper's surprise resignation as chief executive of Silver Fern Farms was announced last month, his successor's name was unfamiliar to many. Agribusiness reporter Sally Rae meets Dean Hamilton, the man taking the helm of the billion-dollar business.

Otago shows strong economic activity gain

Otago has posted the largest quarterly gain in economic activity of any region in the country, its strongest quarterly result since June 2010.

Ryman Healthcare goes from strength to strength

Ryman Healthcare - which has doubled its asset base in the past four years - has booked a record half-year profit.

US growth major issue

US growth major issue

Cloud-based accounting company Xero has booked a 76% boost to paying customers globally, softening an expected $24.5 million loss for its half-year trading to September.

Aquaculture delivers in tough fishing year

Sanford, which holds 23% of the country's fishery quota, has had a tough year but eked out a 10% gain in booking a $22.3 million profit.

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