The New Zealand dollar strengthened against the greenback on Thursday, despite Reserve Bank Governor Graeme Wheeler's attempt to talk it down after raising the Official Cash Rate again.
The Commerce Commission has moved to fix an anomoly in the pricing of Chorus' copper wires which will reduce Chorus' operating profit this year by up to $10 million.
The New Zealand dollar rose a third of a cent to US86.25 cents immediately after the announcement and remained at that rate on Thursday evening.
For the first time ever the country's health insurers are set to pay $1 billion in claims this year.
Multi-billion dollar pharmaceutical deals being struck are set to re-shape the entire industry.
A mysterious group of New York-based investors has underwritten seabed miner Chatham Rock Phosphate's rights issue.
A fixed income specialist says deposit rates are unlikely to rise in the next six months.
Economists expect the Reserve Bank to raise interest rates again on Thursday, bringing the Official Cash Rate to 3 percent.
Rents are growing much more slowly than house prices and the yields available from rental properties are relatively low.
Most New Zealanders - among the 52 percent planning to buy a car in the next two years - want to buy used cars.
Abano Healthcare's disaffected shareholders are calling for a special meeting to vote on removing Trevor Janes as chairman.
The operator of the national stock exchange, NZX Ltd, referred only nine matters to the New Zealand Markets Disciplinary Tribunal in 2013.
Manchester United's shares surged after it sacked its manager.
Refining New Zealand says its hydrocracker unit is now back in action and the prolonged shutdown should cost it less than previously expected.
An analyst believes shares in Auckland International Airport are overpriced and the airport is overly optimistic about its growth prospects.
The stock exchange operator expects at least another half a dozen companies to list before the end of this year.
The Singapore Competition Commission has cleared the proposed strategic alliance between Air New Zealand and Singapore Airlines.
The relaunch of Georgie Pie helped to boost McDonald's sales by nearly 6 percent last year.
The share market rose on Wednesday with the Top 50 Index gaining 38 points to 5143.
The Treasury says it is relaxed about New Zealand's growing reliance on trade with China.
A small Wellington company is hoping to go big in the United States after laboratory tests showed its herbal extract completely reduces inflammation commonly associated with arthritis.
The sharemarket was in holiday mode on Tuesday with trading volumes low and the NZX 50 index eking out a one point gain to close at 5104.
Video streaming service Netflix added about 4 million new customers world-wide in the three months ended March and streaming sales topped $US1 billion.