The glass ceiling that stands in the way of women getting the top jobs appears to be getting thicker and more difficult to break.
The New Zealand dollar has hit a six-year high against the yen, as well as rising to its highest level against the US dollar since October last year.
The Warehouse says two years into re-shaping the business, the process is already bearing fruit, even though its bottom line first half profit fell 45 percent.
The Briscoes Group says opening new stores and selling more brands will be how it pushes its profit growth further over the next year.
The New Zealand dollar is stronger against the US dollar but weaker against the Australian dollar.
The Briscoe Group says opening new stores, refurbishing older ones, and being fiercely competitive has helped its annual profit rise by 10.2 percent to $33.58 million.
A dairy expert says global dairy prices are expected to continue gradually falling later this year, after their second consecutive drop in the fortnightly auction on Wednesday.
The New Zealand dollar is steady against the Australian dollar and higher against the currencies of the country's other major trading partners.
The Markets Disciplinary Tribunal has fined Rakon $30,000 because its Chinese joint-venture partner jumped the gun in making an announcement in China in August last year.
Auckland's largest real estate agency is warning people wanting to sell their houses not to be too greedy.
Favourable growing conditions and record milk prices have boosted Landcorp's half-year profit, the state owned farming company says.
Sales through Auckland's largest real estate agency fell 15 percent last month compared with February last year, although prices held steady.
Fast-food chain Restaurant Brands says it wants to expand its Carl's Jr. franchise into the South Island for the first time in the coming year but is struggling to find a location for an outlet in quake-damaged Christchurch.
Air New Zealand's shares have risen more than 30 percent in the past 12 months and an analyst believes the stock is likely to rise further.
Fast-food operator Restaurant Brands says new store openings and new menus helped its fourth quarter sales rise by 6.4 percent compared to the same period last year.
Standard & Poor's warns that although 2014 is shaping up as a reasonable year for the global economy, it's unlikely to be drama free.
The Warehouse is raising $115 million to build a finance business even as it reports an almost 45 percent slump in first-half profit.
The Electricity Authority says it will carry out a detailed inquiry into whether power price rises flagged by retail power companies are justified.
A new report is recommending the Holidays Act be overhauled.
Global dairy prices have fallen for the second consecutive time in Fonterra's latest fortnightly auction.