Fran O'Sullivan: Get over the silly gossip, there's work to be done

5h nzherald.co.nz
For all those television and radio show hosts incessantly beating up on Jacinda Ardern for her indiscreet relaying of some choice details of conversations relating to US President Donald Trump — please think. (6-0)
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Brian Gaynor: Focused a2 shows how it's done, who's next?

5h nzherald.co.nz
The rise and rise of a2 Milk has been one of the NZX's most exciting stories. (4-0)
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What the major and minor parties are promising Queensland voters

10h smh.com.au
Queensland's major and minor parties have made a flurry of promises during the election campaign, from changing gun laws, to cost-of-living measures, hospital upgrades and tackling law and order. (5-0)
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NZ shares mixed; Ryman and Stride gain on results, Port of Tauranga, A2 Milk drop

17h nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares were mixed, with Ryman Healthcare and Stride Property making gains while Port of Tauranga and A2 Milk Co declined. (17-0)
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Radian Divests Clayton EuroRisk to Focus on Core Service

2017-11-23 zacks
Radian Group Inc. (RDN - Free Report) divested its Clayton EuroRisk to a global investment firm. The divestiture is in sync with the company’s strategy to intensify its focus on core service. Clayton EuroRisk is a provider of outsourced mortgage services in Europe. Henceforth, the company will not provide products and services for its Mortgage and Real Estate Services business in Europe. Radian Group intends to position its Service segment for continued profitability. (51-0)
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How good is premium economy, really?

23h nzherald.co.nz
News.com.au reporter John Burfitt compares six airlines' premium economy offerings to see if they are worth the extra dollars. (6-0)
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Commerce Commission to appeal High Court decision on price-fixing case

20h nzherald.co.nz
The Commerce Commission will file a notice of appeal against the High Court's decision to dismiss its case against two real estate agencies and their directors in a nationwide price fixing case. (2-0)
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Six year first half high for mergers and acquisitions

2017-11-23 nzherald.co.nz
Merger and acquisition activity in New Zealand had its strongest first half this year in six years despite there being just one public listing on the sharemarket. (5-0)
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Deloitte Top 200: Chairperson of the Year - Rob Campbell, Tourism Holdings

2017-11-23 nzherald.co.nz
His willingess to speak freely on issues, such as advising directors to take a more hands on approach, has been a real asset to the business community. (10-0)
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Deloitte Top 200: Excellence in Governance - Air New Zealand

2017-11-23 nzherald.co.nz
Air New Zealand has taken out the MinterEllisonRuddWatts Excellence in Governance award in 2017 in recognition of the company's world-class track record and its emphasis on broad stakeholder management. (6-0)
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Deloitte Top 200: Diversity and Inclusion Leadership - Fonterra

2017-11-23 nzherald.co.nz
From its research and development office in Palmerston North to its manufacturing plant in Saudi Arabia, the face of Fonterra's workforce is more diverse than ever before. (6-0)
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Warehouse pledges online transformation to survive digital threats such as Amazon

22h nzherald.co.nz
Only the fittest and most savvy retailers will survive the digital era and Warehouse Group is accelerating its transformation plan, chair Joan Withers and chief executive Nick Grayston said in notes for the annual general meeting in Auckland today. (1-0)
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Deloitte Top 200: Company of the Year - a2 Milk Company

2017-11-23 nzherald.co.nz
The a2 Milk Company's meteoric rise is one of the most spectacular sharemarket ascents in many years. (3-0)
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Deloitte Top 200: Best growth strategy - Zespri

2017-11-23 nzherald.co.nz
The outbreak of the bacterial disease in late 2010 wiped out most of the lucrative gold kiwifruit crop. But since then global marketer Zespri International has re-focused and produced outstanding results. (2-0)
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Black Friday fare fever: Air New Zealand flights to LA and other Pacific Rim cities for $669

2017-11-23 nzherald.co.nz
Travel agents are getting in on Black Friday fever with cut-price deals, including return fares to eight destinations around the Pacific rim for less than $670. (6-0)
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NZ shares fall, led by A2, Kathmandu; Ryman, Stride gain after results

2017-11-23 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares fell, led by A2 Milk and Kathmandu Holdings while Ryman Healthcare and Stride Property Group gained following their results. (8-0)
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A2 Milk, Kathmandu lead dip

2017-11-23 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares fell, led by A2 Milk and Kathmandu Holdings, while Ryman Healthcare and Stride Property Group gained following their results. (8-0)
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The big winners from the Deloitte Top 200 business awards

2017-11-23 nzherald.co.nz
The a2 Milk Company has been named Company of the Year and Spark boss Simon Moutter has taken out CEO of Year at the prestigious Deloitte Top 200 Awards. (6-0)
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Air NZ partners with Swiss travel platform Winding Tree to look at blockchain

2017-11-23 nzherald.co.nz
Air New Zealand has announced a partnership with Swiss startup travel platform Winding Tree to explore the use of blockchain-based systems within its business. (6-0)
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Ryman Healthcare's half-year profit rises 8.4 percent

2017-11-23 radionz.co.nz
A strong property market and growing demand from retiring baby boomers has lifted the half year profit of the country's biggest retirement village operator. (5-0)
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Departing Hawaiian Airlines boss has mission in New Zealand

2017-11-22 nzherald.co.nz
Hawaiian Airlines boss Mark Dunkerley is certain about one thing he'll be doing after his retirement from the airline next March. (6-0)
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Air New Zealand, Swiss travel platform Winding Tree in blockchain tie-up

2017-11-22 reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Air New Zealand said on Wednesday it has teamed up with Swiss travel start-up Winding Tree to explore applications based on blockchain technology that could help the national flag carrier of New Zealand improve the efficiency and security of services such as booking and baggage tracking. (9-0)
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Ryman first-half profit climbs as unit resales outstrip slowing property market

2017-11-22 nzherald.co.nz
Ryman Healthcare, the country's biggest retirement village operator and developer, boosted first-half profit 8.4 per cent and lifted its interim dividend on rising resales of existing units at a fatter margin, even as the broader property market slowed. (5-0)
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What Happened In October: For MLPs, Money Talks And BS Walks

2017-11-22 seekingalpha
There's an amazing song by Rihanna, about someone owing her money, that perfectly encapsulates investor sentiment last month. However, I won't link to that song since it's one of the most unprofessional songs to be released in recent years. Instead, please enjoy AC/DC's [1] Moneytalks-it captures the love the market has for more money (complete with great power chords). In other words: Money talks; BS walks. (19-0)
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AAR, Air New Zealand Expand Component Partnership

2017-11-22 aviationweek
AAR has signed a new 10-year agreement with Air New Zealand which it said will designate the flag carrier’s component repair division as its MRO of choice in the Asia-Pacific region. In an AAR release issued on Nov. 20, the Illinois-headquartered company said the new agreement will see a sizeable increase in the volume of contracted component repairs with Air New Zealand. The two parties first signed a long-term component agreement one year ago to provide cost-per-flight-hour . (6-0)
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Follow the Money in These 7 ETFs to Buy Now | InvestorPlace

2017-11-21 investorplace
Major financial stocks have had a pretty good year in 2017. Big names like Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) and Bank of America Corp (NYSE:BAC) have jumped roughly 20% since Jan. 1 to outperform the S&P 500’s 16% gain. And only megabank Wells Fargo & Co (NYSE:WFC) has really struggled, and that’s for good reason in the wake of its fake accounts scandal. (251-0)
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Port of Tauranga leads sharemarket higher

2017-11-22 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares rose, led higher by A2 Milk Co and Port of Tauranga, while Fisher & Paykel Healthcare weakened further after its first half results yesterday. (7-0)
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Lessons To Learn From MLP Underperformance In 2017

2017-11-21 seekingalpha
MLPs, as measured by the Alerian MLP ETF, have had a rough year, losing about one fifth of their value. (80-0)
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MetLife Hong Kong Sponsors Diabetes Management Activities

2017-11-22 marketwired
HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Nov 22, 2017) - MetLife Hong Kong* sponsored diabetes management activities coinciding with World Diabetes Day in November. Joining hands with the Diabetic Support Group, MetLife Hong Kong held the Diabetes Management Educational Seminar to raise awareness of the rising trend of diabetes cases and their associated health risks. The seminar aimed to promote diseases prevention and management. (6-0)
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Deals of the day-Mergers and acquisitions

2017-11-21 reuters
Nov 21 (Reuters) - The following bids, mergers, acquisitions and disposals were reported by 1100 GMT on Tuesday: (80-1)
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Australia's Downer to sell freight rail business to Caterpillar unit for $82 mln

2017-11-21 reuters
(Reuters) - Downer EDI (DOW.AX) said on Tuesday it plans to sell its freight rail business to Caterpillar Inc (CAT.N) unit Progress Rail for A$109 million ($82.18 million). (54-1)
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Share price jumps as earnings at a2 Milk surge

2017-11-21 nzherald.co.nz
A2 Milk says its growth trajectory remains intact as the alternative milk company posts a sharp lift in earnings over the first four months of its financial year. (7-1)
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Never, ever trust Telstra when they call you

2017-11-21 smh.com.au
Always hang up on any caller who asks you to prove that you're really you, as it could be a scam to steal your identity. (2-0)
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Investore profit triples on back of rental income boost

2017-11-21 nzherald.co.nz
Investore Property, the property investor spun out of Stride Property last year, said first-half profit more than tripled as acquisitions boosted rental income and it benefited from lower finance costs. (1-0)
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HanesBrands: Undervalued And Sell-Off Overdone

2017-11-21 seekingalpha
HanesBrands (NYSE: HBI) stock price has come under pressure, reaching 52-week lows in the past week, which has sparked my interest to evaluate the company. HanesBrands reported revenue and earnings in-line with analyst consensus estimates for the third quarter; however, the company provided slightly lower than expected guidance for the fourth quarter which was one of the perceived reasons for the sell-off. (20-1)
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Kathmandu, F&P Health lead retreat

2017-11-21 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares dropped, led lower by Kathmandu Holdings and Fisher & Paykel Healthcare following trading updates, while A2 Milk met investor hopes at its annual meeting. (3-0)
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MPLX: Value Proposition Stronger Than Ever

2017-11-20 seekingalpha
This clears the path for the IDR elimination plan, which will buy-out the parent's stake and give limited partners more exposure to future growth. (32-0)
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A2 milk on strong growth path - AGM

2017-11-20 nzherald.co.nz
Alternative milk company a2 Milk said that in the four months to October net profit was $52.4 million - up 137.7 per cent on the same period last year. (6-0)
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Kathmandu widens first quarter margins despite sales dip

2017-11-21 nzherald.co.nz
Kathmandu Holdings, the outdoor equipment retailer set to hold its annual meeting on Friday, says its first-quarter earnings were up despite sales dipping as it widened margins by selling less sale stock. (2-0)
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Heartland wary of global market volatility in affirming annual earnings forecast

2017-11-21 nzherald.co.nz
Heartland Bank is sticking to existing forecasts for annual profit to rise as much as 13 per cent as credit growth and improving asset quality bolster the lender's books, but is watchful of increasingly volatile global financial markets. (1-0)
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Shareholders begin voting against ASX200 directors for having no women on their boards: ACSI

2017-11-20 theage.com.au
Boards refusing to appoint a woman on their board are being punished by shareholders who are exercising their right to vote against reelection of directors at company annual general meetings. (11-0)
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Shareholders begin voting against ASX200 directors for having no women on their boards: ACSI

2017-11-20 smh.com.au
Boards refusing to appoint a woman on their board are being punished by shareholders who are exercising their right to vote against reelection of directors at company annual general meetings. (11-0)
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Kathmandu leads stockmarket higher

2017-11-20 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares rose, led by Kathmandu Holdings ahead of its annual meeting, while Metro Performance Glass gained on its first-half earnings. (19-0)
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Treasury Calls for Overhaul of Systemically Important Designation - WSJ

2017-11-17 wsj
WASHINGTON—The Trump administration is endorsing significant changes in the criteria for regulating large insurers and asset managers, sending a strong signal that firms such as MetLife Inc., Prudential Financial Inc. and BlackRock Inc. can worry less about strict rules from Washington. (43-0)
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Brian Gaynor: NZX left in the dust

2017-11-17 nzherald.co.nz
Xero's decision to delist from the domestic sharemarket has focused attention on the NZX, particularly in relation to the recommendations of the Capital Market Development Taskforce. (10-0)
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Auckland International Airport (AUKNY) Investor Presentation - Slideshow

2017-11-17 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by Auckland International Airport Ltd. ADR in conjunction with this event. (2-0)
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Mercury and Genesis lead market higher, as Air NZ slides

2017-11-17 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares rose, led higher by gains from Mercury New Zealand and Genesis Energy, while Xero was flat on news that its chief executive had sold 15 per cent of his stake in the company. (15-0)
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Airport squeeze: working to avoid the crush

2017-11-17 nzherald.co.nz
Auckland Airport and agencies are working to avoid a repeat of problems last summer when clogged roads meant passengers and airline crew sometimes missed flights. (6-0)
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MLP Monthly Report: November 2017

2017-11-16 seekingalpha
The November MLP Monthly Report can be found here offering insights on MLP industry news, the asset class's performance, yields, valuations, and fundamental drivers. (31-1)
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Zacks.com highlights: United Natural Foods, MetLife, SK Telecom, Avnet and Greenbrier

2017-11-16 zacks
Chicago, IL – November 16, 2017 - Stocks in this week’s article include: United Natural Foods, Inc. (UNFI - Free Report) , MetLife Inc. (MET - Free Report) , SK Telecom Co., Ltd. (SKM - Free Report) , Avnet, Inc. (AVT - Free Report) and The Greenbrier Companies, Inc. (GBX - Free Report) . (39-0)
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