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  • The average estimate of seven analysts surveyed by Zacks Investment Research was for earnings of 82 cents per share. B/E Aerospace expects full-year earnings to be $3.25 per share. B/E Aerospace shares have increased 7.5 percent since the beginning of the year.

  • WELLINGTON, July 13- New Zealand said on Wednesday it will introduce a registry of foreign trusts that local tax and law enforcement agencies could use to investigate suspected money laundering and tax evasion. New Zealand has long been identified as offering a trust regime popular with the offshore trust business. "Until we resolve that lack of clarity we...

  • SEOUL, July 13- Nintendo's smash hit Pokemon GO is likely to face hurdles in South Korea, where Google mapping functions are restricted due to security issues with North Korea- though some fans are already trekking out to one remote area where it can be played. South Korea is the world's fourth-biggest gaming market after China, the United States and Japan,...

  • WELLINGTON, July 13- New Zealand said on Wednesday it will introduce a registry of foreign trusts that local tax and law enforcement agencies could use to investigate suspected money laundering and tax evasion. New Zealand has long been identified as offering a trust regime popular with the offshore trust business. "Until we resolve that lack of clarity we...

  • *1,300 Australia gamers said to report problems over 2 days. SYDNEY/ WELLINGTON, July 13- Growing numbers of Pokemon Go players in Australia, one of three countries where Nintendo Co's smash-hit mobile game is available, are complaining they're having trouble logging in, raising concerns the Japanese firm may not be able to roll the game out globally as quickly as...

  • LONDON, June 24- For some traders it felt like the end of the world, while others greeted Britain's vote to leave the European Union in stunned silence. When London traders left the office on Thursday, sterling was riding high at almost $1.50 and UK shares were up, suggesting confidence Britons would vote to stay in the EU. Traders in Asia had come to the office early...

  • SYDNEY/ TOKYO, June 24- Sterling suffered its most volatile session in living memory and hit its lowest level since the 1985 Plaza Accord as Britain voted to leave the European Union, triggering a rush into safe-havens such as the yen and the dollar. The euro also dropped more than three percent against the dollar while the Swiss franc firmed along with the yen,...

  • SYDNEY/ TOKYO, June 24- Sterling suffered its most volatile session in living memory and hit its lowest level since the 1985 Plaza Accord as the Leave camp looks increasingly likely to win Britain's referendum on its EU membership, triggering a rush into the safe-haven yen. The euro also dropped more than three percent against the dollar while the Swiss franc...

  • *UK and U.S. stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existence of the entire bloc and its single currency. Sterling sank a staggering 9 percent to $1.3550, having carved out a range of $1.3462 to $1.5022.

  • SYDNEY, June 24- Sterling suffered its most volatile session in living memory as the Remain and Leave camps took turns leading in Britain's referendum on its EU membership, triggering a rush into the safe-haven yen. In the hours since the UK polling stations closed at 2100 GMT, the pound has swung in an eye-watering 15 cent- range, from around $1.3525 to $1.5022.

  • *Leave stronger than expected in northeast England. LONDON, June 24- Britain's bitterly contested referendum on whether to quit the European Union was too close to call on Friday as partial results showed a deeply divided nation, while the pound was hammered on growing market fears of a "Brexit". They scored close to 70 percent of the vote in Hartlepool in northeast...

  • *UK and US stock futures skid, Asian shares follow. SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existence of the entire bloc and its single currency. "Sterling is getting smackadoodled," said Tim Kelleher, Head of FX Institutional Sales New Zealand...

  • SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existent of the entire bloc and its single currency. Sterling was last at $1.4450, having carved out a massive range of $1.4000 to $1.5022. "Sterling is getting smackadoodled," said Tim Kelleher, Head of FX...

  • SYDNEY, June 24- Carnage came to world markets on Friday as early voting returns suggested Britain was on the brink of leaving the European Union, threatening the existent of the entire bloc and its single currency. Sterling was last at $1.4450, having carved out a massive range of $1.4000 to $1.5022. "Sterling is getting smackadoodled," said Tim Kelleher, Head of FX...

  • SYDNEY, June 24- Sterling reversed sharp early gains while the safe-haven yen staged a rebound on Friday as confidence that Britain will remain in the European Union was badly shaken after early vote counts put the' Leave' campaign in the lead. The leave vote is on 50.8 percent, versus 49.2 percent for the remain vote, after 13 of 382 counting areas, plus partial BBC...

  • *Sunderland votes more strongly than expected to leave EU. SYDNEY, June 24- Sterling reversed early gains while the safe-haven yen staged a rebound in Asia on Friday as confidence that Britain will remain in the European Union was badly shaken after the city of Sunderland voted more strongly than expected to leave. "The pound is plummeting as Sunderland votes...

  • North Island, Auckland

    This city is so short of housing that the government will now pay cash to help people relocate another town.

  • *New Zealand's economy expanded 0.7 pct qtr-on-qtr in Q1. WELLINGTON, June 16- New Zealand posted faster than expected growth in the first quarter as high migration boosted spending throughout the economy. Statistics New Zealand said construction activity rose 4.0 percent q/q, the strongest quarterly growth since March 2014.

  • Soaring avocado demand fuels crime wave in New Zealand

    Thieves are stealing a large number of fruit from local growers throughout orchards across the island.

  • A high demand and short supply of the green superfood have triggered an avocado-related crime wave in New Zealand.