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Australia Will Be Hard Pushed to Match Last Year’s Jobs Bonanza - Bloomberg

2018-01-15 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. (6-0)

NZ dollar slips v Aussie on strong building approvals across the Tasman

2018-01-09 nzherald.co.nz
The New Zealand dollar fell against the Australian dollar after figures showing a sharp jump in building approvals across the Tasman revived optimism about the strength of Australia's economy. (6-0)

Bitcoin tensions rise as investors claim banks freezing their accounts

2017-12-29 theage.com.au
Bitcoin investors are claiming Australia's banks are freezing their accounts and transfers to cryptocurrency exchanges, with a viral tweet slamming the big four and an exchange platform putting a restriction on Australian deposits. (8-1)

Bitcoin tensions rise as investors claim banks freezing their accounts

2017-12-29 smh.com.au
Bitcoin investors are claiming Australia's banks are freezing their accounts and transfers to cryptocurrency exchanges, with a viral tweet slamming the big four and an exchange platform putting a restriction on Australian deposits. (8-1)

New Zealand Faces Threats From Within as Growth Slows Into 2018 - Bloomberg

2017-12-22 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. (6-0)

Australia's Westpac to sell Hastings' UK, U.S. business to Northill

2017-12-20 reuters
(Reuters) - Westpac Banking Corp (WBC.AX) said on Wednesday its unit, Hastings Management Pty, will sell its international businesses managed out of the United Kingdom and United States to London-based asset manager Northill Capital. (6-0)

Consumer confidence falls sharply in December as policy, economic concerns weigh

2017-12-18 nzherald.co.nz
New Zealand consumer confidence dropped sharply in December, falling below historical averages, with households concerned about the general economic environment and their personal financial situation. (6-0)

Global shares little changed after central bank meetings

2017-12-14 in.reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) - European shares closed down on Thursday after policy meetings from major central banks in Europe failed to provide momentum, while the Dow and the Nasdaq Composite were down as investors waited for more information on Republicans’ tax overhaul. (30-0)

GLOBAL MARKETS-World shares little changed amid slate of central bank meetings

2017-12-14 reuters
NEW YORK, Dec 14 (Reuters) - World stock markets were little changed on Thursday after policy meetings from major central banks in Europe, while some U.S. shares were buoyed by news that the Republicans’ tax legislation could face final votes in Congress before year-end. (6-0)

New Zealand dollar jumps after news of Reserve Bank boss

2017-12-11 nzherald.co.nz
The New Zealand dollar jumped after NZ Superannuation Fund chief Adrian Orr was named as next governor of the Reserve Bank, installing a seasoned veteran well known by the business community and possibly more hawkish than the incumbent. (6-0)

New Zealand dollar follows Aussie lower

2017-12-07 nzherald.co.nz
The New Zealand dollar followed its Australian counterpart lower after trade figures across the Tasman weighed on the outlook for the antipodean commodity currencies. (6-0)

Australia ETFs in Focus as GDP Growth Misses Expectations

2017-12-07 zacks
Australia’s GDP grew slower than expected by economists, as household spending saw the slowest increase since the 2008 crisis (read: Australia ETFs in Focus on Record Highs). (50-0)

Australia Set for Record Interest-Rate Pause as Wages Languish - Bloomberg

2017-12-04 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. (8-0)

Kiwi Property Group bond issue to raise $125 million

2017-12-04 nzherald.co.nz
Kiwi Property Group wants to raise as much as $125 million selling seven-year bonds to repay bank loans and for general business use, joining the growing number of firms chasing cheaper capital through the listed debt market. (6-0)

Australia bows to years of pressure, announces inquiry into finance sector

2017-11-30 in.reuters
SYDNEY (Reuters) - The Australian government said on Thursday it will hold a wide-ranging inquiry into the finance sector, reversing its long-held opposition amid mounting political pressure and wiping billions of dollars off bank stocks. (12-0)