HanesBrands: Value-Investor Opportunity

1h seekingalpha
HBI trades at a significant discount to peers and deserves a higher multiple for consistent execution and recent growth-adding acquisitions. (2-0)
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Sun Life Plots Private Debt Growth Via Acquisition This Year - Bloomberg

4h bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (63-0)
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Dover Financial falls off a cliff at royal commission

6h theage.com.au
Former rogue AMP planner Adam Palmer’s Princess Park Thoroughbred Farm is a long way - 130 km to be exact - from the royal commission’s public hangings at the Commonwealth Courts Building in Melbourne. (1-0)
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Dover Financial falls off a cliff at royal commission

6h smh.com.au
Former rogue AMP planner Adam Palmer’s Princess Park Thoroughbred Farm is a long way - 130 km to be exact - from the royal commission’s public hangings at the Commonwealth Courts Building in Melbourne. (1-0)
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China’s bonds emerge as the surprise sanctuary while the world’s debt market retreats

12h scmp
China’s debt challenges were so bad its economy was supposed to be on the infamous treadmill to hell. And many expected the country’s efforts to rein in financial leverage to undermine demand for bonds. (12-0)
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China's Debt Emerges as Surprise Refuge in Global Bond Sell-Off - Bloomberg

2018-04-24 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (12-0)
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Moats React To Continued Global Volatility

2018-04-24 seekingalpha
The volatility and sell-off experienced across markets in February continued to some degree in March, with varying impact on moat companies. International moats, as represented by the Morningstar® Global ex-US Moat Focus IndexSM (MGEUMFUN, or "International Moat Index"), led the MSCI All Country World Index ex-USA again in March (-1.35% vs. -1.76%, respectively). The U.S.-oriented Morningstar® Wide Moat Focus IndexSM (MWMFTR, or "U. (10-0)
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NZ shares mixed ahead of Anzac Day holiday; A2, Synlait fall

2018-04-24 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares were mixed in light trading ahead of tomorrow's public holiday, with A2 Milk Co and Synlait Milk continuing to weaken while Fisher and Paykel Healthcare Corp rebounded and Fletcher Building extended gains. (14-0)
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MARKET WRAP: a2 and Synlait fall, more trouble for AMP

2018-04-24 nbr.co.nz
New Zealand shares fell today, with a2 Milk and the embattled AMP Capital leading the index lower, while Fisher & Paykel and Westpac made gains. (8-0)
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Fletcher Building pull-back drives up construction costs

2018-04-24 nzherald.co.nz
Fletcher Building's intention to exit the 'vertical construction' sector leaves a gap in the market for large-scale commercial and government projects and is pushing up building costs, according to a report on industry trends. (6-0)
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Some Air NZ flights forced to make refeulling stops

2018-04-23 radionz.co.nz
Some Air New Zealand planes are being forced to make refuelling stops in the wake of global Rolls-Royce engine problems. (6-0)
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Shares edge down amid 'school holiday' mood

2018-04-23 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares dropped in light trading, with A2 Milk Co and Synlait Milk leading the index lower, while Pushpay Holdings and Fletcher Building gained. (20-0)
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Air New Zealand Dreamliner woes: Number of passengers hit grows

2018-04-23 nzherald.co.nz
The number of Air New Zealand international passengers affected by Rolls-Royce engine problems on the airline's Dreamliner fleet has grown to about 9000 this week. (6-0)
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Pipeline failure wipes out $8.2 million of profit at New Zealand Refining

2018-04-23 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand Refining, operator of the country's only oil refinery, says its 2017 oil pipeline failure knocked net profit by $8.2 million last year.
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ASIC benches top AMP lawyer as Clayton Utz hits back over report

2018-04-22 theage.com.au
The senior AMP legal executive accused of interfering with a supposedly independent report into breaches by its financial planning division has been stood down from a displinary panel run by the corporate regulator amid growing concerns about the close links between the financial services giant and ASIC. (8-0)
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ASIC benches top AMP lawyer as Clayton Utz hits back over report

2018-04-22 smh.com.au
The senior AMP legal executive accused of interfering with a supposedly independent report into breaches by its financial planning division has been stood down from a displinary panel run by the corporate regulator amid growing concerns about the close links between the financial services giant and ASIC. (8-0)
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Portugal's Hi Fly heading back to help cut Air New Zealand disruption

2018-04-22 nzherald.co.nz
Portuguese charter operator Hi Fly is heading back to this country to help cover for Air New Zealand, which faces more disruption because of problems affecting Roll-Royce engines on some of its Dreamliners. (60-0)
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International flight disruption for months after two Air NZ planes withdrawn

2018-04-21 nzherald.co.nz
Travellers to and from New Zealand can expect months of disruption when two Air New Zealand aircraft are pulled out of service for engine repairs. (6-1)
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Higher interest rates after HKMA intervention stoke property and stock worries

2018-04-21 scmp
The HKMA has bought up to US$6.5b of the local currency over the past week to shore up the Hong Kong dollar, which hit its lowest level in 35 years (6-0)
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Air NZ completes checks of its Dreamliner engines

2018-04-21 nzherald.co.nz
Air New Zealand says it's completed checks on the engines of its Dreamliner planes, but there'll be flight disruptions for another few months. (6-0)
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Summerset Group: Secular Growth And Lower Spending Support Long-Term Upside

2018-04-20 seekingalpha
Valuing SMGRF can be tricky due to significant differences between the income and cash flow statements. (5-0)
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Westpac Banking: Back In The Strike Zone

2018-04-20 seekingalpha
The company has under-performed the broader financial sector, but some economic developments could benefit the Australian economy. (6-0)
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Summerset Group: Secular Growth And Lower Spending Supports Long-Term Upside

2018-04-20 seekingalpha
Valuing SMGRF can be tricky due to significant differences between the income and cash flow statements. (5-0)
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Brian Gaynor: Fletcher a reputation that needs rebuilding

2018-04-20 nzherald.co.nz
How much more damage can Fletcher Building do to itself, its 37,800 shareholders, the NZX and the reputation of our business leaders? (6-0)
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Southwest Accident Shows Passengers Unprepared for Emergencies - WSJ

2018-04-20 wsj
Airlines and regulators have spent years refining the procedures they count on to save lives during accidents like the engine failure that killed a Southwest Airlines Co. passenger this week. (9-0)
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Inquiry nails the banks and the government

2018-04-20 smh.com.au
With the resignation of AMP’s chief executive, Craig Meller, the banking royal commission –within weeks of starting work – has achieved spectacular results and justified its creation. (1-0)
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NZ shares fall as MSCI changes debated

2018-04-20 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares fell, taking a negative lead from Wall Street, as Fletcher Building's share offer weighed on demand. (21-0)
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Australia vows crackdown on corporate misconduct as bank inquiry claims AMP scalp

2018-04-20 reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian inquiry into financial sector misconduct claimed its first scalp on Friday as the chief executive of the country’s largest wealth manager stepped down over revelations of board-level deception and misappropriation of funds. (7-0)
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Australia vows crackdown on corporate misconduct as bank inquiry claims AMP scalp - Channel NewsAsia

2018-04-20 channelnewsasia
An Australian inquiry into financial sector misconduct claimed its first scalp on Friday as the chief executive of the country's largest wealth manager stepped down over revelations of board-level deception and misappropriation of funds. (6-0)
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APS travel spend booms as bill nears $600 million in 2017

2018-04-20 smh.com.au
The federal government's travel bill is on a steep climb despite efforts to cut back, as its agencies' spending on flights and hotels reached more than half a billion dollars last year. (11-0)
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UPDATE 1-New York governor presses banks, insurers to weigh risk of NRA ties

2018-04-20 reuters
NEW YORK, April 19 (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday ramped up pressure on banks and insurers to revisit whether their ties to the National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups harm their reputations and the public interest. (45-0)
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Australian CEO steps down for financial services misconduct

2018-04-20 nzherald.co.nz
CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — The AMP's chief executive has stepped down following revelations that Australia's largest wealth manager charged customers for financial services they never received and misled the industry watchdog. (1-0)
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Australian banking inquiry claims first scalp as AMP CEO steps down

2018-04-19 themalaymailonline
The logo of AMP Ltd, Australia’s biggest retail wealth manager, adorns their head office located in central Sydney May 5, 2017. ― Reuters picSYDNEY, April 20 ― An Australian inquiry into misconduct in the financial sector claimed its first major scalp today as the country’s largest wealth manager, AMP Ltd , announced its chief executive is stepping down after revelations of failures in its advice business. (7-0)
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New York governor presses banks, insurers to weigh risk of NRA ties

2018-04-19 reuters
NEW YORK, April 19 (Reuters) - New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Thursday ramped up pressure on banks and insurers to revisit whether their ties to the National Rifle Association and other gun rights groups harm their reputations and the public interest. (45-0)
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Fletcher Building raises $515m of $750m offer: now over to retail investors

2018-04-19 nzherald.co.nz
Fletcher Building has raised $515 million of its planned $750 million offer to shareholders by hugely discounting new shares, announcing this morning it had filled most of the offer it revealed on Tuesday. (6-0)
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Stock Takes: Where next for Fletcher's share price?

2018-04-19 nzherald.co.nz
It's been a roller coaster of a week for Fletcher Building shareholders what with squashed rumours of a takeover followed by its $750 million capital raising via rights issue. (6-0)
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Top Earnings Growth Expected from Midstream Companies in 1Q18

2018-04-19 marketrealist
The US earnings season has begun for midstream energy companies. On April 18, 2018, Kinder Morgan (KMI) announced its first-quarter results. (22-0)
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Air New Zealand Calls For Stricter Drone Regs After Near-Miss

2018-04-19 aviationweek
A near-collision between a drone and a Boeing 777 on March 25 has prompted Air New Zealand to call for stricter regulations for drone operators. The 777 was on descent into Auckland Airport when it passed within about 15 ft. of the drone. The pilots spotted the thing “at a point in the descent where it was not possible to take evasive action,” reported David Morgan, Air New Zealand’s chief operations and integrity standards officer. (6-0)
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'Untenable': AMP board under pressure following royal commission

2018-04-19 theage.com.au
AMP chairman Catherine Brenner is facing pressure to resign over her role in changing a supposedly independent report into the company's troubled financial planning division, with investors expected to be highly critical of AMP's performance and culture in the lead up to next month's annual meeting. (1-0)
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'Untenable': AMP board under pressure following royal commission

2018-04-19 smh.com.au
AMP chairman Catherine Brenner is facing pressure to resign over her role in changing a supposedly independent report into the company's troubled financial planning division, with investors expected to be highly critical of AMP's performance and culture in the lead up to next month's annual meeting. (1-0)
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Lost home, fees for the dead - Australia banking inquiry hears testimony - Channel NewsAsia

2018-04-19 channelnewsasia
An Australian inquiry into the financial services sector heard tearful testimony on Thursday from a nurse who lost her home after taking advice from a major lender, and that the country's biggest bank knowingly charged dead clients for counsel. (7-0)
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Toyota takes "most reputable" crown ahead of Air NZ

2018-04-19 radionz.co.nz
The car manufacturer Toyota has overthrown Air New Zealand in being ranked the country's most reputable and trusted corporation. (14-0)
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Lost home, fees for the dead: Australia banking inquiry hears testimony

2018-04-19 channelnewsasia
SYDNEY: An Australian inquiry into the financial services sector heard tearful testimony on Thursday (Apr 19) from a nurse who lost her home after taking advice from a major lender, and that the country's biggest bank knowingly charged dead clients for counsel. (7-0)
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Lost home, fees for the dead - Australia banking inquiry hears testimony

2018-04-19 reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - An Australian inquiry into the financial services sector heard tearful testimony on Thursday from a nurse who lost her home after taking advice from a major lender, and that the country’s biggest bank knowingly charged dead clients for counsel. (7-0)
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Lost home, fees for the dead in testimony at Australia banking inquiry

2018-04-19 themalaymailonline
Witness Jacqueline McDowall leaves the banking services royal commission in Melbourne, Australia April 19, 2018. — Reuters picSYDNEY, April 19 — An Australian inquiry into the financial services sector heard tearful testimony today from a nurse who lost her home after taking advice from a major lender, and that the country's biggest bank knowingly charged dead clients for counsel. (7-0)
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Shane Jones: Risk to Air New Zealand's brand if regions alienated

2018-04-19 nzherald.co.nz
Air New Zealand might be celebrated as one of the most reputable brands across both sides of the Tasman, but NZ First's Shane Jones warns that the company's activities in the regions of Aotearoa could threaten its esteemed reputation. (6-0)
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NZ shares rise led by Synlait, A2, Comvita as US earnings stoke global sentiment

2018-04-19 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand shares gained as the US earnings season helped lift sentiment toward equities. Growth-linked companies including Synlait Milk, A2 Milk, Comvita led gains in the local market. (27-0)
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Buddy Platform turns to Dicker Data for distribution as Telstra bows out

2018-04-19 proactiveinvestors.com.au
Buddy Platform Ltd (ASX:BUD) will look to Dicker Data Ltd (ASX:DDR) as its primary distribution channel for Buddy Ohm in Australia. (2-0)
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NZ dollar dips after domestic inflation report still points to flat rate outlook

2018-04-19 nzherald.co.nz
The New Zealand dollar fell against the greenback after a local data continued to show little domestic inflation, reaffirming expectations rates will stay on hold for some time yet. (6-0)
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Watch: What Air New Zealand is telling its staff about Rolls-Royce engine issues

2018-04-19 nzherald.co.nz
An Air New Zealand video for its staff reveals more detail of potential problems with Rolls Royce engines on nine of the airline's Dreamliners. (6-0)
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