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NZ INC. best of the web: Trans-Pacific Partnership

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NZ INC. brings you the best Trans-Pacific Partnership coverage from around the web. Friday, October 2 John Key spoke at a breakfast hosted by the Asia Society this week, where he talked about China’s attitude towards the TPP and New Zealand’s place in it. See the video here.  ” AsiaSociety.org: …

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NZ economy grows less than expected as agriculture, mining rebound


By Paul McBeth Sept. 17 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand’s economy accelerated by less than expected in the second quarter, with agriculture and mining recovering from a weak start to the year. The kiwi dollar dropped almost half a US cent. Gross domestic product grew 0.4 percent in the three months ended June …

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NZ dollar gains after Australian business conditions lift, RBNZ looms


The New Zealand dollar rose ahead of the Reserve Bank’s statement on Thursday and after an Australian survey showed improving business conditions even while business confidence fell, giving traders more confidence economic growth across the Tasman won’t collapse. The kiwi rose to 62.76 US cents as at 5pm in Wellington, from 62.67 cents late …

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While you were sleeping: Europe’s sigh of relief


European equities moved higher amid relief that Chinese stocks losses were contained, fuelling optimism that a slowdown in global economic growth will be checked. Europe’s Stoxx 600 Index finished the day with a 1.1 percent gain from the previous close. The UK’s FTSE 100 Index added 0.5 percent, France’s CAC …

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NZ wool trades at record high amid tight supply

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By Tina Morrison Sept. 4 (BusinessDesk) – New Zealand wool is trading at record high prices, pushed up by strong demand and limited supply, though the outlook is murky. The price for clean 29-micron wool changed hands at a record $10.45 a kilogram at yesterday’s North Island auction, up from $9.95/kg at …

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While you were sleeping: Panic seizes global markets


Wall Street pared losses, after plunging in the first 10 minutes of trading after Chinese stocks plummeted as investors rushed to the sidelines. “Anybody with a pulse was nervous when the market opened,” Michael James, managing director of equity trading at Wedbush Securities in Los Angeles, told Reuters. “The only …

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NZ Inc’s Best of the Web: TPP

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TPP talks have stalled this month but are set to resume later in August- NZ Inc has collected the best of the web on the latest developments. Andrew Robb over at the Sydney Morning Herald says given the collapse in negotiations last week, it’s crunch time for the TPPA. – …

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