Business headlines with summaries.
Bank of New Zealand's first half profit has fallen 10 percent as it feels the pinch of the weak dairy sector and lower profit margins.
Refining NZ wants to dredge Whangarei harbour and realign the channel to the Marsden Point oil refinery so it can bring in bigger ships.
Strong tourism will continue to support Air New Zealand's growth, but the company says increasing competition is a challenge.
Poultry producer Tegel Foods has begun trading on the New Zealand and Australian stock exchanges today at a premium to its issue price.
Official numbers due this week are expected to show the unemployment rate staying steady and benign wages pressures, reflecting a generally solid economy
The long, dragged-out legal battle between NZX and Ralec Commodities resumes in the High Court in Wellington today.
The sale of Caltex petrol stations to Z Energy could lead to decreased competition and higher prices, according to the Automobile Association.
The Commerce Commission has approved Z Energy's takeover of rival petrol retailer Caltex.
Affco Talleys is trying to stop its workers talking about the company on Facebook and other social media, says the Meatworkers' Union. (AUDIO)
The Reserve Bank has held its Official Cash Rate steady at a record low 2.25 percent, but left the door open for further cuts.
The annual trade deficit has hit its highest level in nearly seven years, with sharp falls in dairy exports.
A new code to promote responsible lending is starting to have an effect, but a lobby group says its not enough to stop dodgy lenders targeting vulnerable households. (COMMENTS)
Abano Healthcare has received an unsolicited offer for a 50 percent stake in its audiology business.
Millions of kiwifruit held up from export after an oil contamination scare are being checked using new technology invented for the purpose.
The new chief executive of Fisher & Paykel Healthcare will take a steady as she goes approach to running the fast-growing health appliance manufacturer.
Consumer confidence remains upbeat with the latest survey showing people are still happy to spend money.
New Zealanders are being warned they are back on a debt-fuelled splurge that could end in tears. (COMMENTS)
Failed electronics retail chain Dick Smith's remaining stores will be shut by the end of next week, its receivers have confirmed.
Investors keen for a slice of Tegel Foods will find out their share allocation this afternoon.
Auckland manufacturer Sir Ken Stevens' firm is thriving but a sharp change in the exchange rate could send him out of business overnight, he says.