Recommended NZ | Guide to Money | Gimme: Competitions - Giveaways

Business

Rise In Trend For New Homes Continues

Rise In Trend For New Homes Continues

The trend for the number of new homes authorised (excluding apartments) continued to rise in December 2009, Statistics New Zealand said today. This rise in trend came despite a fall of 1.4 percent in the seasonally adjusted number in December 2009.

No Surprise As The OCR Remains At 2.50% - But! How Will That Affect The Housing Market?

No Surprise As The OCR Remains At 2.50% - But! How Will That Affect The Housing Market?

For the first time all economists/commentators seem to be on the same page, all but one.

Yes you guessed it, I have differing views.

Auckland Airport Completes Entitlement Offer

Auckland Airport Completes Entitlement Offer

Completion of Institutional Entitlement Offer Auckland International Airport ("Auckland Airport") advises that it has successfully completed the institutional entitlement offer component ("Institutional Entitlement Offer") of its 1 for 16 fully underwritten entitlement offer (

South Island Companies Post Strong Performance

South Island companies ended 2009 on a high by making considerable gains in the last quarter, with the 33 -strong Deloitte South Island Index increasing by an impressive $614 million or 17.7 per cent.

Telecom To Put Forward Proposition On Fibre

Telecom To Put Forward Proposition On Fibre

Telecom will today submit its response to the Invitation to Participate in providing Ultra-Fast Broadband (UFB) for New Zealand. Telecom will provide a fully compliant Preferred Commercial Model proposal, and an Alternative Commercial Model proposal.

XT Update - 7.30am

XT Update - 7.30am

Telecom network engineers are continuing to restore XT mobile network services in the lower South Island.

Overnight, service was restored to some affected sites with around 97% of XT network sites across New Zealand now fully operational.

Asset Finance Ltd Receives International "B" Rating

Asset Finance Ltd Receives International "B" Rating

"The directors of Asset Finance Ltd today confirmed that the company recently received a "B" rating for both its short and long term debt from international credit rating agency Standard and Poors.

XT Update - 10pm

XT Update - 10pm

Telecom has advised that work to resolve issues affecting the XT mobile network continues.

BNZ Strategist And BNZ Models & Technicals

Economic Outlook This morning's OCR review was admirably boring and commendably short. It was testimony to the Reserve Bank continuing to be right on top of things, as it plays things cool.

Fitch Withdraws Ratings On Two Australian Bank Hybrids

Fitch Withdraws Ratings On Two Australian Bank Hybrids

Fitch Ratings has today affirmed and simultaneously withdrawn the ratings of two Australian bank hybrid instruments, as listed below:

-- Macquarie Bank Ltd ('A+'/Outlook Stable/'F1'): AUD400m Macquarie Income Securities affirmed at 'A-' and simultaneously withdrawn; and