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Finance Minister Steven Joyce denies plans to sell off Transpower

2017-07-26 nzherald.co.nz
Finance Minister Steven Joyce has denied the Government has plans to sell grid operator Transpower after NZ First leader Winston Peters released a confidential report by an investment bank on the options for a possible sale.

Foreign ownership of Air NZ soars after govt sell-down

2017-07-16 nzherald.co.nz
Overseas investment in Air New Zealand has soared since the government sold off part of the airline but the listed power companies remain tightly held by Kiwi investors.

Mighty River Power fraudster Paul Rose declined parole as appeal pending

2017-07-09 nzherald.co.nz
A former Mighty River Power engineer jailed for defrauding the state-owned enterprise of more than $2 million has been refused parole at his first hearing.

Autumn storms boost Mercury's profits

2017-06-22 radionz.co.nz
New analysis shows the cyclones that ravaged parts of the upper North Island in April proved a boon for parts of the electricity industry.

Brian Gaynor: Why does the NZX have so few IPOs and what does this mean for investors and the economy?

2017-05-26 nzherald.co.nz
One of the most disappointing aspects of the NZX is its inability to attract new listings or IPOs. New offerings or products are the life blood of any successful company and the NZX is a huge failure in this regard.

How Mercury boss Fraser Whineray avoids wearing lycra to work

2017-02-03 nzherald.co.nz
His family has long had two plug-in electric cars and last year he bought himself an electric bike, which he's adamant is going to be a big part of surviving as Auckland is increasingly choked by vehicle traffic.

Solid earnings season, but outlook darkening - analysts

2016-08-31 nzherald.co.nz
The August reporting season delivered largely positive results, analysts say, but clouds are gathering on the horizon for some NZX-listed firms.

Brian Gaynor: Profits help to justify soaring prices

2016-08-26 nzherald.co.nz
The June year reporting season, which winds down next week, has been a satisfactory one for investors.

Shares mixed as investors seek dividends

2016-08-23 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares were mixed as dividend payments weighed on investors' minds, with smaller payments from NZ Refining and Comvita dragging down those stocks and a bigger payment for Fliway Group stoking demand for the logistics company.

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed; smaller dividends drag down NZ Refining, Comvita

2016-08-23 nbr.co.nz
New Zealand shares were mixed as dividend payments weighed on investors' minds, with smaller payments from NZ Refining and Comvita dragging down those stocks and a bigger payment for Fliway Group stoking demand for the logistics company.

Mercury's profit tops expectations

2016-08-23 radionz.co.nz
Mercury, formerly known as Mighty River Power, has reported a strong full year net profit, ahead of market expectations, reflecting an $11 million rise in operating earnings.

Mercury delivers special dividend on 2.3% operating earnings lift

2016-08-22 nbr.co.nz
Mercury [NZX:MCY], the electricity generator and distributor formerly known as Mighty River Power, has delivered a 2.3% lift in operating earnings and declared a special dividend, reflecting its limited capital needs and the sale of surplus land.

Mercury special dividend on earnings lift

2016-08-22 nzherald.co.nz
Mercury, the electricity generator and distributor formerly known as Mighty River Power, has delivered a 2.3 percent lift in operating earnings and declared a special dividend, reflecting its limited capital needs and the sale of surplus land.

Mercury makes play for fraudsters' assets

2016-08-10 nzherald.co.nz
Mercury Energy is attempting to get hold of the assets of its jailed former engineer and his estranged wife.

Kathmandu and ANZ lead market rally

2016-08-08 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares rallied yesterday with global markets after positive leads from the US, with the local market led by Kathmandu Holdings and Australia & New Zealand Banking Group.

MARKET CLOSE: Kathmandu leads the NZX 50 higher on positive US sentiment

2016-08-08 nbr.co.nz
New Zealand shares rallied with global markets after positive leads from the US, with the local market led by Kathmandu Holdings and Australia & New Zealand Banking Group.

Pressure on to live up to market

2016-08-07 nzherald.co.nz
With the New Zealand sharemarket trading at record levels there is little room for disappointment during the upcoming corporate reporting season and companies will be punished for any negative surprises, analysts say.

Mercury rules out more power stations

2016-07-31 radionz.co.nz
One of New Zealand energy's big four, Mercury, thinks it is unlikely to have to build any new power stations for several years.

Comvita, Fletcher Building lead index up to fresh record

2016-07-29 nzherald.co.nz
The S&P/NZX 50 index rose 49.26 points, or 0.7 per cent, to 7355.61. Within the index, 26 stocks rose, 16 fell and nine were unchanged. Turnover was $164 million.

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares gain as investors 'buy the rumour'; MRP becomes Mercury

2016-07-29 nbr.co.nz
The S&P/NZX 50 Index rose 49.26 points, or 0.7 percent, to 7,355.61. Within the index, 26 stocks rose, 16 fell and nine were unchanged. Turnover was $164 million.

Mighty River Power changes name

2016-07-29 nbr.co.nz
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Mercury gets a new look

2016-07-29 nzherald.co.nz
Mighty River Power - the listed generator that is part of the company - has also been branded Mercury with a new share market ticker code.

Goodman Property Trust to sell three Auckland offices for $206m

2016-07-14 nzherald.co.nz
Goodman Property Trust will sell three of its Auckland offices for $206 million to reduce debt.

MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares mixed, Spark drops while Kiwi Property, ANZ, Westpac gain

2016-07-13 nbr.co.nz
New Zealand shares were mixed as investors moved towards cyclical stocks, with Spark New Zealand down while property vehicles and banks gained.

Wife of MRP fraudster appeals convictions

2016-07-04 nzherald.co.nz
The estranged wife of a former Mighty River Power (MRP) engineer is appealing her convictions for helping him defraud the energy company.