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Beingmate shares drop to 2 1/2 year low in Chinese stock rout

Beingmate Baby & Child Food Co shares fell to their lowest since February 2013, after being caught up in the global share-market rout that’s dented Chinese equity markets, slicing more than $200 million from Fonterra Cooperative Group’s investment in the Hanzhou-based infant formula maker. The Shenzhen stock exchange-listed shares dropped 10 percent to 11.87 Chinese yuan, the lowest level since …

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Auckland Airport 'optimistic' on Chinese travel despite questions about economic growth

Auckland International Airport, the country”s biggest gateway, says it”s optimistic about demand from China, its fastest-growing source of passengers, even after weak manufacturing data sparked a global selloff in stocks and raised questions about growth in that economy. Passenger numbers from China soared 41 percent to 545,494 in the airport company”s latest year, while capacity on routes to China rose 38 …

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Keith Woodford: Fonterra and China

There is no escaping that Fonterra’s path forward has to be closely linked to China. No-one else needs and has the ability to pay for New Zealand milk in the quantities that we have available to supply. Whether that means we are over-exposed is a matter of perspective. But that perspective does not alter the reality that China is the …

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NZ dollar drops vs. greenback, gains vs, yuan after Bank of China devalues currency

The New Zealand dollar fell after China devalued the yuan, stoking concern economic growth is weaker than expected in the nation’s biggest trading partner. The kiwi traded at 65.52 US cents as at 5pm in Wellington, down from 66.10 cents late yesterday. The currency rose to 4.1396 yuan from 4.1033 yuan. China is the biggest two-way trading partner with New Zealand and the second-largest export market …

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NZ dollar gains as Beijing tries to support stocks, Wheeler speech awaited

The New Zealand dollar rose after Beijing said it was continuing efforts to support the ailing Chinese stock market, slowing their decline, while locally traders await a speech by the Reserve Bank governor tomorrow. The kiwi dollar advanced to 66.61 US cents as at 5pm in Wellington, from 65.88 cents yesterday. The trade-weighted index gained to 70.90 from 70.22. China‘s Shanghai Composite index …

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And another one … Economist Shamubeel Eaqub NZIER opts for change; tries a business?

The sharp Kiwi economist who’s done some of the best analytics in the New Zealand/China economic relationship is contemplating a switch to running a business. NZ INC. hopes Shamubeel Eaqub stays engaged in the China space. There’s plenty of contentious issues on the table right now that could do with indepth analysis. Businessdesk earlier reported: Outspoken economist Shamubeel Eaqub is …

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While you were sleeping: China concerns grow

Wall Street fell, along with European equities, amid concern about the persistent fire-sale of Chinese stocks and the outlook for the Asian nation’s economy. A 5.9 percent slump in the Shanghai Composite Index Wednesday brought its plunge since June 12 to 32 percent, according to Bloomberg. “The China selloff is spooking the markets,” Tim Ghriskey, chief investment officer of Solaris Group …

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China Markets Slump: The World Reacts – NZ INC’s Best of the Web

Wednesday July 8 The Guardian leads with Chinese stocks tumbling again after Chinese Premier Li Keqiang’s failure to mention the deepening market crisis in a statement on the economy. Li had said yesterday before the market opened that China had the confidence and ability to deal with challenges faced by its economy. But he had nothing to say about the …

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Beingmate joins Shenzhen selloff to trade 12% below price Fonterra paid for 18.8% stake

Beingmate Baby & Child Food Co shares have halved in value on the Shenzen stock exchange over the past three weeks, pushing their price 12 percent below what Fonterra Cooperative Group paid for its 18.8 percent stake in the Chinese infant formula maker. Beingmate shares closed at 15.82 yuan yesterday, below the 18 yuan apiece, or 3.46 billion yuan that the Auckland-based dairy cooperative paid …

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