Latest Finance Headlines

AFT Pharmaceuticals to raise $33.2M in IPO at $2.80 a share

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 21:57:32 +1300 | BusinessDesk

AFT Pharmaceuticals to raise $33.2 mln in IPO at $2.80 a share, list on NZX, ASX More >>

Scott Technology shareholders vote for JBS deal

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:34:47 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 26 (BusinessDesk) - Scott Technology shareholders overwhelmingly backed a deal handing control of the robotics manufacturer to Brazilian meat processor JBS. More >>

Hawke’s Bay financial planning firm wins national award

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:46:43 +1300 | Cole Murray

Hawke’s Bay financial planning firm wins national KiwiSaver award for seventh consecutive year and also scoops Advisers Institute award More >>

iPredict to Wind Up Operations in NZ

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:57:59 +1300 | iPredict

Over the past seven years, the team at Victoria Link have been running New Zealand's only prediction market, iPredict. It is one of only three "commercial" prediction markets operating globally. We've really enjoyed turning it from research ...More >>

Exports and imports both fall in October 2015

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:26:57 +1300 | Statistics New Zealand

The trade deficit widened to $963 million in October 2015, compared with a deficit of $892 million for the same period last year, Statistics New Zealand said today. Exports fell more than imports.More >>

Kirk Hope rumoured front-runner for top job at BusinessNZ

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:22:05 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The country's peak business lobby group, Business New Zealand, is preparing to announce a replacement for long-serving executive director Phil O'Reilly, with speculation New Zealand Bankers' Association head Kirk Hope, will be named for ...More >>

Accountants ditch spreadsheets for new forecasting tool

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 10:22:20 +1300 | Spotlight Reporting

Axe Excel - Accountants ditch spreadsheets for new forecasting tool. New Zealand SaaS software company, Spotlight Reporting has launched the next generation cash-flow forecasting product into the global marketplace – a smart business tool, helping ...More >>

HiFX Morning Update, November 26

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:55:13 +1300 | HiFX

The NZD rallied 39 points on the day or 0.6% from the open, but slid back after the Australian Construction data yesterday afternoon before rallying again overnight on better than expected US data.More >>

NZ dollar little changed as US data meets expectations

Thu, 26 Nov 2015 08:40:12 +1300 | Businesswire

Nov. 26 (BusinessDesk) - The New Zealand dollar was little changed overnight in the absence of major drivers and as US economic data broadly met expectations ahead of the country's Thanksgiving public holiday.More >>

ANZ Bank's UDC unit lifts full-year profit by 11%

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 15:39:38 +1300 | Businesswire

ANZ Bank's UDC unit lifts full-year profit by 11%, matching rise in debentures More >>

First NZ Capital Granted License

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 14:34:41 +1300 | First NZ Capital

CEO of First NZ Capital (FNZC) Scott St John is pleased to announce that FNZC has been granted a Discretionary Investment Management Service licence (DIMS) from the Financial Markets Authority (FMA) effective 30 November 2015.More >>

UDC Finance lifts profit by 11 per cent

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 13:23:33 +1300 | UDC Finance

UDC Finance has increased net profit after tax to $57.1 million for the year to 30 September 2015, an 11% rise on the previous financial year. More >>

Financial advisers could still pocket commissions in review

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 12:54:11 +1300 | BusinessDesk

Nov. 25 (BusinessDesk) - The government is eyeing tougher ethical obligations for financial advisers to help confused consumers, but doesn't favour dropping commissions paid by providers such as fund managers or insurers to sell their products.More >>

HiFX Morning Update, November 25 2015

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:19:57 +1300 | HiFX

The NZDUSD opens at 0.6541 (mid-rate) this morning. The NZD has made headway against all its major trading partners (AUD being the only exception) following last night’s Global data releases.More >>

Government suggests options to improve financial advice laws

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 09:12:47 +1300 | New Zealand Government

Commerce and Consumer Affairs Minister Paul Goldsmith today released an options paper which sets out ways to improve our financial advice legislation. More >>

NZ dollar rises vs. sterling on downbeat BoE officials

Wed, 25 Nov 2015 08:36:19 +1300 | Businesswire

NZ dollar rises to two-week high vs. British pound after BoE officials damp rate hike speculation More >>

ASB / Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 16:25:49 +1300 | ASB Bank

The Bay of Plenty has knocked Auckland from top spot as New Zealand’s best-performing region in the latest ASB/Main Report Regional Economic Scoreboard. More >>

Online Crime Costs New Zealand Consumers $257 million

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 10:12:50 +1300 | Symantec

Norton Cybersecurity Insights Report Reveals Eight out of Ten New Zealand Consumers Surveyed Believe They Will Experience Online Crime More >>

Record Levels of Debt-Ridden Foreign Students

Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:53:00 +1300 | New Zealand First Party

New Zealand is facing a catastrophe from highly indebted students entering the country on student visas, warns New Zealand First. More >>

Helping hand for first home buyers in the Hutt Valley

Mon, 23 Nov 2015 17:31:27 +1300 | New Zealand National Party

In the Hutt Valley, 371 people are receiving help to buy their first home through the Government’s new $435 million KiwiSaver HomeStart scheme. More >>


Get More From Scoop

Search Scoop  
Powered by Vodafone
NZ independent news