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Waterman Capital Wins of Private Equity Deal of the Year

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 17:03:15 +1300 | Boyes PR

The 2016 New Zealand Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (NZVCA) Deal of the Year Award has gone to Waterman Capital for its investment in Academic Colleges Group. The NZVCA Deal of the Year Award recognises outstanding performance in the ...More >>

Waterman Capital Repeats Win

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:37:13 +1300 | NZ Private Equity and Venture Capital Ass

The 2016 New Zealand Private Equity and Venture Capital Association (NZVCA) Deal of the Year Award has gone to Waterman Capital for its investment in Academic Colleges Group.More >>

HiFX Morning Update, October 21 2016

Fri, 21 Oct 2016 09:22:50 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7201 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD has traded an 84 point range against the USD in the last 24 hours and opens just 0.4% lower, however the Kiwi is up 0.7% against the AUD after its worse than expected Employment data yesterday ...More >>

Credit unions celebrate International Credit Union Day

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:47:47 +1300 | Co-op Money NZ

AUCKLAND, 20 OCTOBER 2016: Co-op Money NZ , the industry voice representing co-operatively owned credit unions and mutual building societies in New Zealand, will be celebrating this year’s International Credit Union (ICU) Day on 20 October 2016.More >>

New board, CEO appointment and solid 2016 financial position

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 15:11:05 +1300 | Financial Services Council

The Financial Services Council (FSC) has announced a strong financial position for the year ahead following the release of its annual report; ( ) along with a number of key organisational changes including the election of a new ...More >>

Annual Report: Prevention work showing results

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 10:25:18 +1300 | Banking Ombudsman

More focus on preventing banking disputes through early intervention is starting to pay off according to the scheme’s 2015-16 annual report. More >>

Private equity fund managers should take lead in investment

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:24:42 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 20 (BusinessDesk) - There is a “compelling opportunity” for private equity general partners to play a lead role in the take-up of innovation, says Bill Ferris, chair of the independent body tasked with improving Australia’s innovation performance.More >>

HiFX Morning Update, October 20, 2016

Thu, 20 Oct 2016 09:10:30 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7228 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD has been happy to trade tight ranges against all its rivals opening this morning having made small gains against most of the majors.More >>

NZ dollar rises above 72 US cents amid early inflation signs

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 17:19:25 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 19 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar rose above 72 US cents for the first time in two weeks as stronger-than-expected inflation figures at home and in the UK stoked speculation the era of ultra-low price increases may be ending.More >>

Reward schemes see poorer households subsidise the well-off

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 16:32:20 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Poorer households in New Zealand are subsidising higher-income households to the tune of $59 million a year through credit card reward schemes, an issues paper from the Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment says.More >>

Consultation on retail payments begins

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:43:00 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith has today released an issues paper on retail payment systems for public consultation. More >>

Western Union Business Solutions announce new ANZ Head

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 12:11:17 +1300 | Western Union

SYDNEY, 18 OCTOBER, 2016 - Mark Davis has been appointed as the new Head of Western Union Business Solutions in Australia and New Zealand. More >>

HiFX Morning Update - October 19 2016

Wed, 19 Oct 2016 08:56:56 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7201 (mid-rate) this morning. More >>

Betrayal Of Provincial NZ Continues

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 17:37:47 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

Billion dollar profits are still not enough for money mad ANZ Bank which has put the boot into Hokitika by shutting down its branch office in the town, says New Zealand First Leader and Northland Member of Parliament Rt Hon Winston Peters.More >>

James Shaw to accept KiwiSaver cluster bomb petition

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:00:15 +1300 | Green Party

James Shaw will today accept a 16,000-strong petition calling on Commerce Minister Paul Goldsmith and Prime Minister John Key to tighten up the law around KiwiSaver investments in land mines, cluster bombs and nuclear weapons.More >>

The impact of debit cards and contactless on retail sector

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 11:00:51 +1300 | Paymark EFTPOS

With credit card fees being in the news lately, Paymark takes a closer look at the new cards and what they mean for the retail sector. More >>

HiFX Morning Update, October 18 2016

Tue, 18 Oct 2016 09:10:40 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7131 (mid-rate) this morning. .The NZD has edged higher overnight boosted by expectations that tonight’s Global Dairy Trade auction will break its two consecutive decline streak and show an increase from the previous auction of ...More >>

Good weather ahead – small firms show confidence

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 11:22:43 +1300 | ANZ Bank

17 October 2016 Good weather ahead – small firms show confidence Spring is in the air for New Zealand’s small businesses, many of who are seeing fine economic weather ahead. However, a lack of skilled staff is putting a strain on growth, according ...More >>

World Week Ahead: Earnings season accelerates

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:54:06 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Oct. 17 (BusinessDesk) - Earnings from Bank of America and other American companies and the latest US economic data including on the consumer price index are a key focus this week, and speeches by Federal Reserve officials will be combed for clues on ...More >>

HiFX Morning Update, October 17 2016

Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:51:09 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.7108 (mid-rate) this morning. Friday’s US economic data releases delivered mixed results for the USD with retail sales and PPI pushing the USD higher against all its major rivals before a weaker than expected consumer sentiment data ...More >>


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