The Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) is still finding favour with analysts despite having to pay a record fine to settle civil proceedings.
The New Zealand sharemarket continued to reach new heights this week, and Craigs Investment Partners broker Peter McIntyre says forces have aligned in favour of investors.
Otago has slipped down two places on the ASB Regional Economic Scoreboard as places at the top of the table changed.
Shoppers south of the Waitaki River continued to spend in May, according to the latest Paymark figures.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has responded to criticism the Government is focusing too much on forming working parties rather than implementing policy.
Restricting 90-day trial periods to employers with fewer than 20 staff would disadvantage unskilled and young people in Otago and Southland, Otago-Southland Employers Association's chief executive says.
Downbeat business sentiment and uncertainty about labour relations policy are making businesses cautious about taking on more workers, ANZ senior economist Liz Kendall said yesterday.
The strength of the Crown’s financial accounts gave the Government the ability to respond to shocks like the cattle disease Mycoplasma bovis, Finance Minister Grant Robertson said yesterday.
Former National prime minister Jim Bolger will lead the Government’s latest working party on establishing fair pay agreements, taking the total working parties or inquiries to about 105.
Polson Higgs is warning its clients to consult their accountant immediately if Inland Revenue makes contact directly about tax issues, offering to visit the taxpayer.
Restaurant Brands has started the 2019 financial year in a strong way, reporting a rise in first-quarter sales of 11.7% on the previous period, driven by KFC New Zealand and Australia sales.
Airlines are facing significant pressures from rising fuel and labour costs but the International Air Transport Association is still forecasting a rise in collective net profit to about $48.3b this year.
Auckland Airport has been accused of targeting excessive profits by Airlines for Australia and New Zealand.
The ANZ Business Outlook results made uninspiring reading in May as all aggregate activity indicators were either flat or falling, ANZ senior economist Sharon Zollner said yesterday.
The European Union, Mexico and Canada are retaliating against United States President Donald Trump’s decision to impose tariffs on their steel and aluminum exports.
Mondelez New Zealand Investments, who owns the closed Cadbury factory in Dunedin, reported a before-tax loss of $17.4million for the year ended December.
The Co-operative Bank will pay out more than $2 million in rebates to its 115,000 customers next month after reporting an increased operating profit for the year ended March.
Fisher & Paykel Healthcare reported a record net profit, at the top end of its guidance, but some brokers were underwhelmed by the result for the year ended March.