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Archive for February, 2010

FX Daily Planet: New York Open

Press Release – JP Morgan

Equities rose in Asia and Europe, helping to depress JPY after its recent run. But the main focus this morning was GBP, which continued to weaken across the board. Q4 GDP was revised a little higher than the market expected but rumors of a General … Read more »

FX Daily Planet: London Open

Press Release – JP Morgan

The Nikkei index traded firmly supported by much-stronger-than-consensus Japanese Jan. industrial production and retail sales. Many other Asian stock indices traded with a firm tone (+0.2-0.6%) as well. Read more »

Tariana Turia, Sustainable Economic Development

Speech – The Maori Party

I was interested when I looked at the programme today and saw the connection between the Whanganui region and the global economy. It spoke to me of the universal truth I have known all my life, epitomised in our saying, ko au te awa, ko te awa ko au. … Read more »

US: Don’t Blame Small Business For Jobless Growth

Press Release – JP Morgan

Focus on tight credit conditions facing small business as a drag on hiring is not supported by the data; The BED survey shows recent job cuts more concentrated in large firms. Read more »

On Q + A This Sunday

Press Release – Television New Zealand

ACT’s annual conference is being held this weekend, Q+A asks its Leader, Rodney Hide about the future of the party and its future with National. Can ACT keep getting its agenda, from three strikes to regulatory reform, through the House? Read more »


Article – Businesswire

Phil Heatley: – Basically, I have a confusing wallet. I’m not a details person. I’ve got really no idea which credit card I use most of the time. All too believable. That’s what it looked like, not that I know Phil Heatley. Read more »

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares edge higher; Ebos, APT up

Article – Businesswire

Feb. 26 (BusinessWire) – New Zealand shares edged higher, led by Ebos Group Ltd., after the medical and scientific products distributor said it’s looking for acquisitions, and AMP NZ Office Trust announced an overhaul of its management structure. Read more »

Kiwi Income punts on Auckland waterfront

Article – Businesswire

Kiwi Income snares 90-year lease for $16.5M in Auckland’s showcase Wynyard Quarter Read more »

Antarctic Whale Expedition at Half Way Mark

Press Release – NIWA

The joint Australian-New Zealand Antarctic Whale Expedition is on track collecting information on several whale species in the Southern Ocean. Read more »

ASB moving head office to waterfront site

Press Release – ASB Bank

ASB is moving its head office to a new building located in the Wynyard Quarter redevelopment on Auckland’s waterfront. The building will be developed and owned by Kiwi Income Property Trust. Read more »

Government Slashes Red Tape For Grocery Sector

Press Release – Food and Grocery Council

The Government’s release today of a Medsafe discussion document recommending that fluoride toothpastes and anti-dandruff shampoos be removed from Medicines Act regulations, will save millions in pointless compliance costs for the grocery sector, and increase … Read more »

Development Agreement With ASB Bank

Press Release – Kiwi Income Property Trust

Kiwi Income Property Trust announced today that it has entered into a conditional development agreement with ASB Bank Limited (ASB) to develop new head office premises for ASB in Wynyard Quarter on Auckland’s waterfront. Under the terms of the agreement … Read more »

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