5:38 PM.News from the business sector including a market report.
12:24 PM.For the latest from the markets we're joined by Don Lewthwaite at First NZ Capital.
12:22 PM.The new owner of the Australian clothing maker, Pacific Brands, says it is committed to keeping it local.
12:21 PM.Two listed companies have updated their earnings guidance today and offered differing outlooks.
12:19 PM.Building consents have falling sharply in March, driven by a fall off in the number of apartments.
12:17 PM.Z Energy has been given the green light to takeover rival Caltex, sending its shares up 10 percent.
8:31 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
6:58 AM.Wall Street is weaker after US economic growth fell sharply in the first quarter to the slowest pace in two years as consumer spending softened and a strong dollar continued to hit exports.
6:56 AM.A fund manager says it remains to be seen whether social bonds will be a fit for wholesale investors in New Zealand.
6:55 AM.The Financial Markets Authority says a new Asian trade agreement will increase the number of investment choices for New Zealanders.
6:53 AM.The Reserve Bank could end up leaving interest rates steady for the next three or more years.
6:51 AM.The fuel retailer, Z Energy, looks set to get the green light today to buy its rival Caltex for 785-million dollars.
6:22 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
5:34 PM.News from the business sector including a market report.
12:25 PM.Hard on the heels of a turnaround in its fortunes, the Australian-based clothing manufacturer, Pacific Brands, says it's made a deal to sell the company.
12:23 PM.For the latest from the markets we're joined by Angus Marks at First NZ Capital.
12:21 PM.A survey by the MYOB Business Monitor indicates a number of small and medium sized businesses are fed up with the time it takes to connect to the internet.
12:20 PM.Genesis Energy has secured more life for its two coal and gas fired power units in Huntly, after making new deals with other electricity firms.
12:18 PM.Earlier this morning, the U.S. Federal Reserve also held its benchmark rate steady, as had been expected.
12:16 PM.The Reserve Bank this morning held its cash rate steady at 2-point-2-5 percent, as expected, but left the door open for further cuts.
8:30 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
6:58 AM.The Mad Butcher owner, Veritas Investments, has seen its share price jump almost 39 percent yesterday, after reporting it's on track to meet its full year profit target.
6:57 AM.Fairly muted response to the Fed statement today.
6:55 AM.Concern about cyber crime is rising markedly with small businesses according to a new survey.
6:54 AM.The listed healthcare investor, Abano Healthcare, looks poised to sell its 50 percent stake in an audiology business for two and a half times what it's valued at and it already has plans for the money.
6:50 AM.The U.S. Federal Reserve has held its benchmark interest rate as expected in a statement delivered a short time ago.
6:18 AM.A brief update of movements in the financial sector.
5:36 PM.News from the business sector including a market report.
12:23 PM.For the latest from the markets we're joined by Don Lewthwaite at First NZ Capital.
12:20 PM.A bank survey has found older savers are prepared to take bigger risks as safer, low-interest, term-deposits fail to generate adequate returns.