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DC lawmakers vote to legalize sports betting

WASHINGTON (AP) — City lawmakers in Washington have voted to legalize sports betting, making the nation's capital the first U.S. jurisdiction without casinos to authorize sports books.The D.C. Council voted 11-2 on Tuesday to authorize...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 1:10 pm(NZT)

Spark paves the way to New Zealand’s ‘smartest’ street

To the human eye, Madden Street in Wynyard Quarter in Auckland City Centre might look like any other street, but with the help of Auckland Transport, NB SmartCities, Cisco and Auckland Council’s Panuku Development, Spark has installed for the first ...

Source: Scoop NZ - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 12:57 pm(NZT)

NZ posts widest current account deficit since 2009

New Zealand posted its widest annual current account deficit since 2009, as the rising cost of imported fuel helped narrow the nation's goods and services surplus. The annual deficit widened to $10.5 billion, or 3.6 per cent of...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 12:45 pm(NZT)

RBNZ's bank capital proposals are 'radical', says Fitch

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - International credit rating agency Fitch says the Reserve Bank's proposals for increased bank capital adequacy ratios are "radical" and "highly conservative relative to international peers", but the result ...

Source: Scoop NZ - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 12:42 pm(NZT)

Colorado baker back in court over 2nd LGBT bias allegation

DENVER (AP) — Attorneys for a Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds — a stand partially upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court — argued in federal court Tuesday that the state is punishing...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 12:35 pm(NZT)



FedEx plans buyouts after weak international 2Q shipping

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — FedEx Corp. delivered a disappointing earnings report Tuesday and said it plans to offer buyouts to some of its workers and reduce spending to make up for weak international shipping, especially in Europe.The...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 12:30 pm(NZT)

Cheaper petrol, low mortgage rates bolster confidence

Dec. 19 (BusinessDesk) - Consumer confidence rose from a six-year low in the lead-up to Christmas, as cheaper petrol and low mortgage rates left more in household budgets, the latest Westpac McDermott Miller survey shows.

Source: Scoop NZ - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 12:27 pm(NZT)

ERA fines forestry company $35K, bans from hiring migrants for underpaying workers

The Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has fined a North Island forestry company $35,000 for paying less than minimum wage and banned it from hiring migrants.The ERA found Silviculture Solutions Ltd (SSL) used "an illegal system...

Source: nzherald.co.nz - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 12:26 pm(NZT)

Farmers urged to avoid joining summer accident toll

Summer is a busy time on the farm, but it’s also among the most hazardous periods for accidents.

Source: Scoop NZ - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 12:16 pm(NZT)

Queenstown hotel executive wins national hospitality scholarship

Perfecting the ‘art of hosting’ was the key driver behind the winning application for a highly sought after national hospitality scholarship recently awarded by the Hospitality NZ, the largest hospitality industry organisation in New Zealand and SKY TV.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 12:10 pm(NZT)

E tu celebrates largest ever minimum wage increase

The minimum wage is set to increase by $1.20 to $17.70 in April 2019 - the largest increase in the adult minimum wage in New Zealand history in dollar terms.

This is the biggest leap yet towards the Coalition Government’s promise to increase the minimum wage to $20 by 2021.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 12:09 pm(NZT)

Farmers urged to avoid joining summer accident toll - WorkSafe

Summer is a busy time on the farm, but it’s also among the most hazardous periods for accidents.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 12:03 pm(NZT)

Proposed immigration changes good for nursing

The New Zealand Nurses Organisation (NZNO) has welcomed the Government’s call for consultation on changes to New Zealand’s immigration policies, saying they will be good for both New Zealand nurses and migrants working in nursing and aged care.

Source: Scoop NZ - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 11:51 am(NZT)

Pre-Fed pressures - CMC Markets

By Michael McCarthy (chief market strategist, CMC Markets and Stockbroking)

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 11:36 am(NZT)

Worker crushed by container swinglift - WorkSafe

In the past two years, ten people working in the transport, postal and warehousing sector have died while at work. Three of these deaths occurred in June 2017 and one had its sequel in the Hamilton District Court on Monday.

Source: Voxy.co.nz - Business | 19 Dec 2018 | 11:01 am(NZT)

iPhone X pushes Apple towards world first trillion dollar company

Sales of the pricey iPhone X pushed Apple's results far beyond Wall Street targets, with subscriptions from App Store, Apple Music and iCloud services bolstering business.

Source: Radio New Zealand Business Headlines | 1 Aug 2018 | 11:22 am(NZT)

Ebert Construction firm goes into receivership, workers locked out from sites

Ebert Construction Ltd has gone into receivership and workers are finding themselves locked out with no access to their tools this morning.

Source: Radio New Zealand Business Headlines | 1 Aug 2018 | 9:26 am(NZT)

House prices drop in Auckland, rise in Queenstown

Growth in house prices continues to slow, with the regions outperforming the main centres, where prices have gone back in some places.

Source: Radio New Zealand Business Headlines | 1 Aug 2018 | 6:48 am(NZT)



Business confidence slumps to 10-year low

Business confidence has slumped to its lowest level in nearly a decade and firms are barely positive about their own outlook.

Source: Radio New Zealand Business Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 9:21 pm(NZT)

Weetbix trademark violation case in court

A battle between two breakfast cereals has wound up in the High Court in Christchurch.

Source: Radio New Zealand Business Headlines | 31 Jul 2018 | 7:32 pm(NZT)

















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