New Zealand


  • FOREX-Euro subdued near two-week lows, wary of ECB Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014 | 4:25 AM ET

    LONDON, April 22- The euro hovered near a two-week low against the dollar on Tuesday and fell against the yen, as expectations the ECB will try to halt any further strengthening kept investors away from the single currency. European Central Bank President Mario Draghi is scheduled to give a keynote speech in Amsterdam on Thursday.

  • SYDNEY/ TOKYO, April 22- The dollar inched up to fresh two-week highs against both the yen and a basket of major currencies on Tuesday, following a subdued session overnight with many global financial centres shut for the Easter long-weekend.

  • SYDNEY, April 22- The dollar held at two-week highs against a basket of major currencies early on Tuesday after a subdued session overnight, with many global financial centres shut for the Easter long-weekend holiday.

  • AUCKLAND, April 16- Internet tycoon Kim Dotcom holds court while bathing in the pool of a sprawling New Zealand mansion, fist bumping and chatting with some of the 700 guests gathered to celebrate the political party he launched last month to promote Internet freedom.

  • AUCKLAND, April 16- Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom, facing extradition from New Zealand to the United States to face online piracy charges, is cast variously as commercial visionary, digital martyr, online freedom campaigner, swindler and thief.

  • Reuters Business News Schedule at 1230 GMT/08.30AM ET Tuesday, 15 Apr 2014 | 8:38 AM ET

    Europe's banks prepare for ECB tests with new provisions. LONDON- The tens of billions of euros euro zone banks set aside for loan losses in their latest annual accounts may have substantially reduced the chance of institutions failing ECB stress tests in the next few months.

  • Chinese demand is driving Kiwi's rally: Pro     Friday, 28 Mar 2014 | 1:20 AM ET

    Jonathan Webb, Head of FX Strategy at Jefferies Bache, explains the factors driving the New Zealand dollar higher.

  • Reuters Business News Schedule at 0430 GMT/12.30AM ET Wednesday, 26 Mar 2014 | 12:30 AM ET

    SINGAPORE/ KUALA LUMPUR- Even before the loss of its Flight MH370, Malaysian Airline System was bleeding cash, prompting talk that it may need another financial rescue from state investor Khazanah Nasional Bhd, its majority shareholder.

  • Fonterra: How we achieved record cash payout     Tuesday, 25 Mar 2014 | 7:23 PM ET

    Theo Spierings, CEO of Fonterra, says soaring demand from China in the first-half helped the firm post a record payout to its farmer shareholders.

  • The flashy internet mogul, who also goes by the name Kim Schmitz, is fighting a bid by U.S. authorities to extradite him from the lavish estate he lives in in New Zealand to face online piracy charges over the now closed file sharing site Megaupload.

  • A rebound in the U.S. and Australian economies will weaken the New Zealand dollar, says Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of New Zealand.

  • Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister of New Zealand, says while China will see short-term trouble as a result of its credit issues, consumer demand remains strong.

  • *Xero leads charge, now NZ's 2nd- biggest listed company. WELLINGTON, March 25- New Zealand technology firms are rolling into global markets, selling software to businesses that locks down mundane tasks like accounting and expenses, rather than developing slick social media apps that consumers download free of charge.

  • Paul Bloxham, Chief Economist, Australia & New Zealand at HSBC, expects the Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) to start withdrawing liquidity soon.

  • Theo Spierings, CEO of Fonterra, says the global dairy trade remains strong even as the firm comes off its peak season and explains the firm's relationship with Danone.

  • Why you should be buying the kiwi dollar     Monday, 3 Feb 2014 | 6:53 PM ET

    Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy at BK Asset Management, says investors should take advantage of the recent selloff in the New Zealand dollar.

  • Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister of New Zealand, says housing, inflation and outward investment are three issues that his government will have to combat this year.

  • Bill English, Deputy Prime Minister & Finance Minister of New Zealand, lays out the country's plans to fight off global risks and sustain economic growth in 2014.

  • Multinationals face further tax crackdown: NZ Deputy Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:53 AM ET

    New Zealand's deputy prime minister told CNBC that global governments' will pressure on multinationals to pay the correct tax levels.

  • New Zealand spent a lot on reforms: Deputy PM     Wednesday, 22 Jan 2014 | 10:40 AM ET

    Bill English, New Zealand's deputy prime minister and finance minister, says the country is doing well because of tax and public sector reforms.