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Kiwis see temp work as great stepping stone

Press Release – Randstad

Kiwis see temp work as great stepping stone

Jobseeker confidence & mobility remains high in Q2
Rise of technology, opportunity or threat?
Global comparisons across 33 countries worldwide Read more »

Hanover court date set for July 2015

Article – BusinessDesk

Hanover court date set for July 2015

By Suze Metherell

July 9 (BusinessDesk) – The directors and promoters of the failed Hanover Finance group of companies will have their day in court in the middle of next year, more than three years after civil proceedings were filed against them by the Financial Markets Authority. Read more »

Few bargains fairly valued NZ market: Morningstar

Article – BusinessDesk

Stock selection important in fairly valued NZ market, Morningstar says

By Pam Graham

July 9 (BusinessDesk) – Bargains are hard to find in the New Zealand share market as it is fairly valued overall and the electricity sector has recovered to be trading close to fair value, according to Morningstar. Read more »

NZ dollar jumps above 88 US cents after Fitch upgrades

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar jumps above 88 US cents after Fitch upgrades outlook to positive

By Tina Morrison

July 9 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar jumped above the 88 US cent level it has been flirting with for the past few weeks after credit ratings agency Fitch Ratings reaffirmed the country’s AA rating and upgraded its outlook to positive from stable. Read more »

Is New Zealand ready to topple the TradeMe King?

Press Release – Digital Media Developments

Is New Zealand ready to topple the TradeMe King?

Auckland, July 8th 2014 – If you are one of many sellersfrustrated by the high fees being charged by the TradeMe monopoly then you have to ask the question “Is New Zealand ready for a different auction website?” Another valid question is who is going to take on the New Zealand’s second most visited website next to Google? Read more »

Airport continues to develop next generation of talent

Press Release – Auckland Airport

Auckland Airport continues to develop New Zealand’s next generation of governance talent
Auckland Airport’s Board announced today that it has selected Shelley Cave to participate in the Future Director Programme. Read more »

Investors keep an eye on rising rates

Press Release – Colliers International

Investors keep an eye on rising rates

July 8, 2014 – Investor confidence in the commercial property market pulled back slightly in the June 2014 quarter from the record highs achieved in late 2013 and early 2014, a Colliers International survey shows. Read more »

Property For Industry buys Wellington site for $15.3 million

Article – BusinessDesk

Property For Industry buys Wellington site for $15.3 million

By Suze Metherell

July 8 (BusinessDesk) – Property For Industry, which increased its portfolio by two-thirds last year through a merger with Direct Property Fund, will spend $15.3 million on a Wellington property after selling $12.2 million worth of non-core properties in the first-half. Read more »

Dr Ken Taylor appointed Chief Executive

Press Release – Living Cell Technologies

Living Cell Technologies Limited

CAN: 104 028 042

ASX: LCT Read more »

Util Plus Delivers Major Technology Project

Press Release – Util Plus Ltd

Util Plus Delivers Major Technology Project

Auckland, 4 July 2014 – Util Plus has successfully rolled out a major business technology project for one of New Zealand’s largest energy retailers, Mercury Energy. Read more »

Harmoney gets first peer-to-peer lending licence

Article – BusinessDesk

Harmoney gets first peer-to-peer lending licence

By Suze Metherell

July 8 (BusinessDesk) – The Financial Markets Authority has awarded its first peer-to-peer lending licence to Harmoney, and expects to license an equity crowd funding platform “shortly”. Read more »

Telecom Digital Ventures invests in App La Carte

Press Release – Telecom New Zealand

7 July 2014

Telecom Digital Ventures invests in NZ applications development startup App La Carte

NZ startup app services company to benefit from Telecom investment. Read more »

FMA: NZ’s first licence for peer-to-peer lending services

Press Release – Financial Markets Authority

8 July 2014

FMA issues New Zealand’s first licence for peer-to-peer lending services

The Financial Markets Authority (FMA) today issued its first peer-to-peer lending service licence. Auckland-based Harmoney is the first provider of this new financial service, under the provisions of the Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013. Read more »

Harmoney First Peer to Peer Lender Licenced by FMA

Press Release – Harmoney

Harmoney First Peer to Peer Lender Licenced by Financial Markets Authority
Harmoney set to Liberate the Way Kiwis Invest and Borrow with Peer to Peer Lending Read more »

Early signs India-NZ free trade deal is back on: Groser

Article – BusinessDesk

Early signs India-NZ free trade deal is back on: Groser

By Pattrick Smellie

July 8 (BusinessDesk) – The newly elected government in India is giving cautious signals that the stalled free trade agreement with New Zealand will come back onto the agenda, although it will have to include a commitment to competitive markets and the agricultural sector if it’s to succeed, Trade Minister Tim Groser says. Read more »

New Startup Launches Straight into Xero Channel

Press Release – Roll

New Startup Launches Straight into Xero Channel

Tuesday 8th July 2014

Auckland based startup “Roll” has launched its new Software as a Service (SaaS) offering to market coinciding with its acceptance into the Xero eco-system as a Xero approved Add-On Partner. Read more »

New Zealanders Shopping Online ‘Anytime, Anyplace’

Press Release – Nielsen Online Retail Report

New Zealanders Shopping Online ‘Anytime, Anyplace’

Strong growth in shopping via smartphones and tablets
Trade Me top brand for New Zealand online shoppers Read more »

JLL’s Auckland Industrial team continues to grow

Press Release – JLL

JLL’s Auckland Industrial team continues to grow
JLL’s has appointed Andrew Scotts to strengthen their presence in the South Auckland industrial market. Read more »

Kiwi correction hopes rest with FED reaction

Press Release – CMC Markets

Kiwi correction hopes rest with FED reaction to stronger economic data.
By Garry Dean (Sales Trader, CMC Markets New Zealand)
08:40 NZT, Tuesday 8 July 2014 Read more »

NZ dollar gains as sentiment wanes after Independence Day

Article – BusinessDesk

NZ dollar gains as traders push down greenback on return from holidays

By Tina Morrison

July 8 (BusinessDesk) – The New Zealand dollar advanced on a weaker greenback as sentiment waned after US traders returned to work following the Independence Day holiday on Friday. Read more »

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