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  • Housing prices in Australasia rose the most last year, with both Australia and New Zealand seeing climbs exceeding 10 percent, Knight Frank said Friday.

  • Supporters of Britain's exit from the European Union argue that "family ties" could compensate for the partial loss of the Continent's 444 million customers. What is also absent is motive, at least on the part of former colonies Australia, New Zealand and Canada. After all, Britain's entry into the Common Market in 1973 was widely considered a betrayal at the time,...

  • RBNZ Negative rates + NZ positive outlook

    Jeremy Sullivan from Hamilton Hindin Greene says markets are expecting one to two more rate cuts from the New Zealand central bank this year.

  • WELLINGTON, March 11- United Airlines and Air New Zealand have struck a revenue-sharing agreement, the companies said on Friday, as airlines boost flights to New Zealand's fast-growing tourism market. The number of U.S. tourists rose 13.6 percent in January from a year earlier and the United States was New Zealand's third largest source of tourists, according...

  • TOKYO, March 10- Asian stocks edged up on Thursday, encouraged by a rally in crude oil prices and expectations that the European Central Bank will ease policy later in the day, emulating policymakers elsewhere seeking to bolster their struggling economies. "The euro's weakness is indicating something positive out of the ECB meeting, so the market may rise...

  • WELLINGTON, March 10- New Zealand's central bank unexpectedly cut interest rates to a record-low 2.25 percent on Thursday, triggering a slide in the local dollar and sparking talk of a global currency war as countries seek to revitalise their economies in a world of slow growth. New Zealand's move to trim the Official Cash Rate by 25 basis points follows the Bank...

  • TOKYO, March 10- Asian stocks edged up on Thursday after New Zealand surprised markets with a rate cut, keeping investors primed for more stimulus from the European Central Bank later in the day as global policy makers step up efforts to support their wobbly economies. MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan nudged up 0.1 percent.

  • WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9 LONDON- Bank of England's Deputy Governor for Prudential Regulation and Chief Executive of the Prudential Regulation, Andrew Bailey, speaks at the Barclays European Financials Capital Summit 2016- 0900 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England's Executive Director for Resolution, Andrew Gracie, speaks at the Barclays European Financials Capital...

  • **NOTTINGHAM, England- Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee member Martin Weale to deliver speech at the University of Nottingham- 1700 GMT. LONDON- Bank of England Governor Mark Carney speaks in parliament on Brexit. **LONDON- Treasury Select Committee Hearing- The economic and financial costs and benefits of UK's EU membership with Bank of England...

  • Feb 26- Honeywell International Inc Chief Executive David Cote was sporting the casual jeans and sweater he often likes to wear in the office when he was visited by his then-counterpart at United Technologies Corp in 2012, Louis Chenevert. With Honeywell's stock trading at around $55, Chenevert had come to discuss offering $65 per share to merge the two U.S....

  • Air New Zealand

    Air New Zealand's CEO Christopher Luxon says the airline has done well every half, regardless of the volatile environment, because of good management.

  • NEW YORK/ LONDON, Feb 24- Donald Trump's chances of winning the Republican nomination for the White House shot to a record high at online betting sites around the world on Wednesday after his latest victory in voting in Nevada. Betting venues in Britain, Ireland and New Zealand show the online wagering community coalescing around Trump, once considered a rank...

  • VIENNA, Feb 23- Vienna, Austria's grand capital on the Danube river, offers the highest quality of life of all cities in the world, while the Iraqi capital Baghdad, once more took its place at the bottom of a liveability list compiled by consulting firm Mercer. Global centres London, Paris, Tokyo and New York City did not even make the top 30, lagging behind most big...

  • VIENNA, Feb 23- Vienna, Austria's grand capital on the Danube river, offers the highest quality of life of all cities in the world, while the Iraqi capital Baghdad, once more, took its place at the bottom of the list compiled by consulting firm Mercer. Switzerland's Zurich, New Zealand's Auckland, Germany's Munich and Canada's Vancouver followed Vienna- which...

  • Citadel, run by Kenneth Griffin, cut analysts, associates and portfolio managers at its Surveyor Capital arm in the last weeks, the sources said. In January Citadel promoted Todd Barker, who had co-headed Citadel's equity business in San Francisco, to head Surveyor, replacing Jon Venetos, the unit's long-time chief. The layoffs came as $24 billion Citadel's main...

  • The Current New Zealand Flag

    A strong 5.7 magnitude earthquake struck near Christchurch in New Zealand, causing cliffs to collapse into the sea.

  • TPP Best agreement NZ has signed

    John McClay, New Zealand's Trade Minister, outlines the advantages of the Trans-Pacific Partnership deal, which took 7 years to negotiate.

  • TPP impact on NZ

    The real prize from the TPP deal is access to markets including the U.S. and Japan, says Mike Petersen, New Zealand Special Agricultural Trade Envoy.

  • WELLINGTON, Feb 4- The Trans-Pacific Partnership, one of the world's biggest multinational trade deals, was signed by 12 member nations on Thursday in New Zealand, but the massive trade pact will still require years of tough negotiations before it becomes a reality. The 12 nations include Australia, Brunei, Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Peru,...

  • Todd McClay PKG

    New Zealand's Trade Minister Todd McClay says the dairy industry is among the world's most protected and talks about New Zealand's push for free trade.