|Record-Breaking Kiwi Stocks Overtake China as Asia's Best Market Bloomberg|
New Zealand is now Asia Pacific's best major stock market in 2019, unseating China, whose trade spat with the U.S. has sent its shares tumbling.
S&P Dow Jones Indices and NZX introduce geographic revenue exposure indices Reuters
S&P Dow Jones Indices and New Zealand's exchange operator NZX Ltd on Wednesday launched two new indices that will track firms based on their geographic ...
Performance supports NZX goal New Zealand Herald
The NZX is doing its bit to develop the country's capital markets, and lead an exchange focused on growth and value creation, writes Hamish Macdonald.
NZ shares fall; ComCom's fibre views knock Chorus New Zealand Herald
New Zealand shares fell, led lower by Chorus, after investors were spooked by potentially stricter regulation of its ultrafast broadband network than they'd ...
Australian shares end in red as trade war bites risk appetite Economic Times
Australian shares closed lower on Thursday, led by commodity firms and weighed by *fresh* exchanges in the protracted Sino-US trade war that has hit global ...
Australian, NZ shares buckle under trade war strain Reuters
Australian shares tracked a global selloff on Thursday, with mining stocks leading the losses, eroding part of last week's rally as the drawn-out Sino-U.S. trade ...
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall; ComCom's early fibre views knock Chorus sharechat
New Zealand shares fell, led lower by Chorus, after investors were spooked by potentially stricter regulation of its ultrafast broadband network than they'd ...
Stock market busts through magic 10000 mark New Zealand Herald
The NZX-50 share index cracked the milestone 10,000 point mark today continuing a run of record-breaking highs. The local index closed up 0.45 per cent at ...
Cream of the Crop: Why New Zealand?s Stock Market Is Breaking Records Wall Street Journal
New Zealand's stock benchmark is the first in the Asia-Pacific region to hit record highs this year. That speaks to the market's unusual makeup.
NZX rallies following strong Chinese manufacturing data New Zealand Herald
New Zealand shares continued their march higher, joining a rally across Asia as better than expected Chinese manufacturing data lifted investor confidence.
Broker: look beyond 'all-time high' reports Otago Daily Times
Nearly every day, the New Zealand sharemarket is said to have reached an all-time high and, almost uniformly, the market is described as being overvalued.
Brian Gaynor: Why KiwiSaver funds couldn't match the NZX New Zealand Herald
COMMENT: According to the March quarter 2019 Morningstar KiwiSaver Survey, 151 of the 153 KiwiSaver funds underperformed the NZX50 Gross Index in the ...
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as yield appeal dims; retirement stocks extend decline sharechat
New Zealand shares fell as the attraction of yield stocks lost their lustre now most have shed rights to dividends. Retirement village operators such as Metlifecare ...
New Zealand dollar tumbles after central bank adopts dovish stance MarketWatch
The New Zealand dollar fell sharply against the U.S. dollar on Wednesday after the Reserve Bank of New Zealand became the latest to adopt a dovish stance on ...
Hang Seng leads Asia stocks lower as U.S.-China tiff unsettles markets MarketWatch
Asia Pacific stocks fell Tuesday, on the heels of a 2% drop at the start of the week for U.S. markets. Many indexes bounced off opening lows in early trading, with ...
MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 rises to record; Synlait jumps to all-time high The National Business Review
(BusinessDesk) - New Zealand's S&P/NZX 50 Index rose to a record led by Synlait Milk, which jumped to an all-time high after posting strong first-half earnings ...
Slade Robertson: Time to celebrate New Zealand shares New Zealand Herald
We readily celebrate sporting success but reluctant with business or financial success.
NZX 50 tops 8000 for first time The National Business Review
New Zealand's benchmark S&P/NZX 50 Index has topped 8000 for the first time as tepid inflation, low interest rates and a stable economic outlook make returns ...
Brian Gaynor: Why a gross index will beat a capital one New Zealand Herald
The September quarter was a mixed period for equity investors as the NZX appreciated by 0.6 per cent in capital terms and 2.2 per cent in gross terms.
Asian markets mixed amid holiday closures; Sony sinks MarketWatch
Asian markets were finished mixed Monday amid speculation over next steps in the dispute between the U.S. and China over technology development and trade ...
Brian Gaynor: Houses and shares deliver a decade of growth New Zealand Herald
Houses or shares, which is the best investment? This is a recurring question in NZ.
New Zealand stock market seeks rejuvenation Nikkei Asian Review
WELLINGTON -- When technology favorite Xero delisted from the New Zealand Stock Exchange at the end of January, the market's problems in attracting an.
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall as yield appeal dims Scoop.co.nz
April 10 (BusinessDesk) - New Zealand shares fell as the attraction of yield stocks lost their lustre now most have shed rights to dividends. Retirement village ...
Asian markets track global equity losses on persistent trade-war fears MarketWatch
Asian markets retreat Wednesday, following sharp losses on Wall Street as investors worried the trade war between the U.S. and China would escalate.
$1.6 Trillion of Trade Means China Pain Is Asia's: Taking Stock Bloomberg
Judging by the market reaction in Asia to China's latest economic-growth target, a detente with the U.S. on trade can't come soon enough.
Trading Day: Energy leads ASX dive after divestment threat The Australian
Thats it for the Trading Day blog for Thursday, May 30. The local bourse followed global markets sharply lower, with mining and energy stocks leading falls, ...
Asia stocks pull back amid trade, global growth worries MarketWatch
Equity markets were mostly lower on Wednesday as investors await Fed minutes and fret over trade issues and a global growth downgrade by the IMF.
Australia shares end up on rate cut prospects; NZ hits new peak Economic Times
Australian shares rebounded on Wednesday, with the broader market underpinned by expectations that interest rates may be cut while a fall in the Aussie ...
The Asian Markets That Should Do Well But Aren't: Taking Stock Bloomberg
Underneath the surface of the solid stock-market rally across Asia, there's one spot where investors are seeing signs of some sputtering: Southeast Asia.
Stocks close lower after Fed chief Powell plays down chances of easier monetary policy MarketWatch
Stocks close lower Wednesday, following a press conference by Fed Chair Jerome Powell, during which he played down the significance of falling inflation ...
The NZX Reports Mixed Results in First Half of 2018 Finance Magnates
The New Zealand Stock Exchange (NZX) has released its first-half shareholder and quarterly regulation metrics for 2018. Although the exchange did see more ...
NZ sharemarket on top of the world - and beating the Aussies New Zealand Herald
New Zealand stock exchange returns are topping the world - and resoundingly thrashing the ASX 200 across the Tasman. As we approach the mid-point of the ...
Asia stocks rally into a second day with Hong Kong markets in the lead MarketWatch
Stocks across Asia were powering ahead for a second straight day in Thursday as investors took a no-news-is-good-news view of the U.S.-China trade talks a...
China stocks tumble 3% on return from holiday, even as its central bank takes action MarketWatch
Chinese stocks led weaker action across Asia markets on Monday, as traders returned to work after a weeklong holiday. The latest monetary easing by the ...
NZ shares slip from record; Spark falls New Zealand Herald
Spark declined 3.3 per cent after its chief executive announced his departure.
Mary Holm: Picking through the fund fruit salad New Zealand Herald
Don't fall into the old apples v oranges trap when checking your fund's returns.
New Zealand's Trade Me backs offer from UK firm, shares hit new record high Reuters
New Zealand's top online marketplace Trade Me Group is set to be acquired by private equity investor Apax for NZ$2.56 billion (1.38 billion pounds) after the ...
Asia stocks start off Monday by adding to solid gains of previous week MarketWatch
Stock markets in Asia were forging higher Monday morning, building on solid gains the previous week as hopes for a U.S.-China trade continue to rise.
Nikkei drops 4%, China skids 5% as Asian markets follow Wall Street?s plunge MarketWatch
Asian stocks plummet Thursday, with markets in the region taking their cues from Wall Street's worst day in eight months.
Asian markets mostly rise after RBA sparks hopes of interest-rate cuts MarketWatch
Asian shares were mostly higher Thursday on news that the Reserve Bank of Australia may cut interest rates, driving hopes that other central banks could come.
Bulls Rush in as FOMO for Asia Stocks Builds on Trade Optimism Bloomberg
So much for caution. There's a palpable sense of FOMO -- Fear of Missing Out -- in the air Wednesday, with Asia investors rushing back into equity markets, ...
Asian markets hit as trade tensions escalate, sending Shanghai index to lowest since 2014 MarketWatch
Shares in Hong Kong closed in the red, and China's main Shanghai Composite index fell to its lowest close in nearly four years Monday as reports said U.S. ...
Investing in the share market for plebs Stuff.co.nz
It's easy to think that investing in the share market is just something for rich old dudes who ride around on yachts and smoke cigars. It seems out of reach and ...
Asian stock markets: Shanghai and Hong Kong jump on PBOC move MarketWatch
Asian stock markets broadly gained on Monday, aided by China's efforts to support the yuan. The People's Bank of China tweaked the way it sets the currency's ...
MARKET CLOSE: NZX 50 hits record on outlook for low interest rates; Pushpay, Scales gain sharechat
New Zealand shares rose to a record high, led by Pushpay Holdings and Scales Corp, after the Reserve Bank affirmed plans to keep interest rates low. Mercury ...
Chinese stocks notch best day since August as officials calm worries about market, economy MarketWatch
China's main equity benchmarks on Friday produce their best daily gains since early August to end an ugly week on a high note.
Turkish currency crisis drags down Asian stock markets MarketWatch
Asian stocks started lower Monday as the fallout from Friday's plunge in Turkish asset prices made its way across the Pacific.
China attempts to reassure investors as stocks continue to slide MarketWatch
Asian stock indexes were mixed in early trading Friday, with some markets helped by solid gains on Wall Street while others continued to struggle amid *fresh*...
China stocks tumble 2%, rest of Asia struggles to hold gains MarketWatch
Asian stock markets gave up an early lead on Monday, with Chinese stocks leading the declines, amid worries about U.S.-China trade relations and the health of ...
Investors want good performance but do they want performance fees? Newsroom
Jenny Ruth examines the very different ways New Zealand funds charge their customers. She finds fees don't always have any correlation with how well a ...
NZ shares fall; Ryman Healthcare drops New Zealand Herald
New Zealand shares fell as investors took a breather after a round of US-China trade talks wound up. Ryman Healthcare gave back some recent games and ...
China stocks enter bull market after Trump postpones deadline for trade deal MarketWatch
China stocks power ahead Monday, leading gains for Asia after President Donald Trump said he would postpone a March 1 deadline for a U.S. tariff hike on...
Asian markets take a step back to start September MarketWatch
Asian stock markets started September lower on Monday, as trade-war fears increased after the U.S. and Canada missed a deal deadline set for Friday and...
Nikkei tumbles, China?s stock market finds strength following tech losses on Wall Street MarketWatch
Asian stock markets were mixed Tuesday following Monday's U.S. rout, led by tech stocks.
Asian markets resume their fall, with tech stocks leading the way MarketWatch
Asian stock markets fell Monday following Friday's regional bounce that eased last week's pain, as investors failed to pick up the baton from U.S. stocks that ...
Nikkei leads Asian-market tumble after Fed raises rates MarketWatch
Asian stock markets sank Thursday after the Federal Reserve raised U.S. interest rates and Wall Street dived to a 15-month low.
China stocks hit highest levels since June on reports U.S.-China trade deal draws closer MarketWatch
Asian stocks climbed Monday, with China stocks hitting their best level in nine months, after news reports said Washington and Beijing are close to reaching an ...
Japan falls in mostly softer Asia, with cars, banks struggling MarketWatch
Asia Pacific struggled for traction on Wednesday, with Japan stocks among the big laggards. Japan saw some pressure from *fresh* gains in the yen. The Nikkei ...
Hong Kong?s Hang Seng stock index manages first win of October MarketWatch
Asian stock markets were mixed Wednesday, with Hong Kong's narrow advance notably its first finish in the green so far in October.
Asian stock markets: Nikkei, Hang Seng gain, Shanghai Composite slips MarketWatch
With a number of Southeast Asian markets closed for a holiday on Wednesday, equities in the rest of the Asia-Pacific region turned in a mixed performance.
Asian markets lag as oil stocks slip further MarketWatch
Asian stock markets posted modest losses Wednesday, after oil prices tumbled 7% Tuesday, marking their 12th straight session of losses and weighing on ...
Hong Kong stocks under pressure as trade jitters resurface; holidays keep rest of Asia quiet MarketWatch
Hong Kong stocks tumbled on Monday, as trade tensions returned at the start of the week for Asia, which was dulled by the closure of several markets for ...
Asian markets extend slump as Hong Kong stocks sink toward new 14-month low MarketWatch
Asian stock markets slumped in early trading Wednesday as trade tensions rose following a report that China is seeking permission from the World Trade...
Asian stocks rise after report of outline to end U.S.-China trade war MarketWatch
Asian stock markets shook off early doldrums Thursday following a report that U.S. and Chinese negotiators were outlining a plan to end the trade war.
Asian stocks turn higher as global equities attempt rebound MarketWatch
An uncertain start for some Asian stock markets following Thursday's drubbing evolved into broad gains Friday as trading progressed. Still, the region...
Stocks in Japan, China tumble as trade worries trigger rough start to new quarter MarketWatch
Asian stocks fell on Monday, with China, Japan and Korea under tough pressure as traders kicked off a new month and quarter.
Here?s how Apple can reach $350 a share, according to this tech investor MarketWatch
Our call of the day, from the founder of Loup Ventures, Gene Munster, cautions investors against underestimating Apple's ability to pull off future earnings...
Most Asian markets roll along on Fed?s Powell?s seemingly dovish comments; Nikkei up for 5th straight day MarketWatch
Most Asian stock markets log gains in early trading Thursday, with the exception of China.
Asian markets surge, kick off global stock rally as China-U.S. trade tensions ease for now MarketWatch
Asian stock markets jumped Friday, reflecting investor relief about upcoming trade talks between China and the U.S., as well as the dollar's gains against a ...
Asia-Pacific markets mixed as fears of global slowdown persist MarketWatch
Asian markets were mixed in early trading Wednesday as investors remained unnerved about the global economic outlook.
China stocks lead gains for Asia markets as government talks stimulus MarketWatch
Asian markets rose Friday, led by China stocks the country took a step to appease U.S. trade negotiators and the country's premier spoke of more stimulus for the ...
New Zealand shares finally surpass pre-financial crisis values Stuff.co.nz
The long road to recovery from the global financial crisis is finally over.
Brian Gaynor: The Kiwi companies facing the music New Zealand Herald
COMMENT: Liza Minnelli's Money makes the world go around could have been the NZX's theme song this week, particularly after Infratil announced early ...
Asian markets struggle in holiday-driven trade; Nikkei recovers MarketWatch
After broad early gains, Asian stock markets struggled for direction with thin action amid the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S..
Chinese stock markets hit fresh 4-year low to lead Asian region lower MarketWatch
Asian stock markets fell Thursday, including a steep retreat in China, after Wall Street logged losses and Federal Reserve meeting minutes suggested more U.S. ...
Hong Kong stocks lead Asian markets higher MarketWatch
Hong Kong stocks advance solidly Wednesday, leading a mostly up day across Asian markets, while China's markets also gain amid expectations for a higher...
New turn on rollercoaster ride for NZX indices New Zealand Herald
Monday was an important day for the NZX because it passed all responsibilities for the maintenance, calculation and dissemination of its indices to S&P Dow.
China, Hong Kong lead Asian markets lower with financials under pressure MarketWatch
Asian stock markets largely fell on Friday, erasing the week's gains in Taiwan and Malaysia, while Japan's Nikkei was barely hanging on to its advance. But the ...
Asia stocks finish broadly lower after strong gains a day earlier MarketWatch
Stocks in Asia finish lower Tuesday, a day after a China-led rally drove gains for many markets.
Asian markets mostly rise in cautious trading ahead of U.S.-China talks MarketWatch
Asian stock markets were cautious but mostly in the green Wednesday as investors held out hope that a weekend meeting between the U.S. and Chinese ...
Most Asian markets make strong gains, led by export-heavy stocks MarketWatch
Asian stock markets post strong gains Thursday, tracking Wall Street higher after results of the U.S. midterm elections.
Strong trading on NZX, despite global volatility fears Otago Daily Times
New Zealand share trading continued to push higher in May, despite ongoing global volatility, as low interest rates continue to fuel enthusiasm for the stock ...
Simplicity launches index fund price war with NZX's Smartshares Stuff.co.nz
Not-for-profit KiwiSaver provider Simplicity has launched two low-cost index funds in direct competition with NZX, the operator of the New Zealand sharemarket.
Duncan Bridgeman: Five companies to keep an eye on this year New Zealand Herald
COMMENT: The local share market has had a solid start to the year providing some welcome relief for investors after the sharp slide in global equity markets in ...
Asian stock markets are mixed as U.S.-China trade uncertainty rears up again MarketWatch
Chinese stock indexes traded mixed Tuesday, after Wall Street fell sharply amid a report Monday that the U.S. may impose more tariffs against Chinese goods.
Why the NZ sharemarket is going strong while others flail Stuff.co.nz
New Zealand's stock market has stood its ground while others around the world crash - how and why is New Zealand the exception?
Nikkei retreats while other Asian markets eke out cautious gains MarketWatch
Most Asian stock markets gained Friday while Japan edged down following Wall Street's rally, all part of a turbulent holiday week.
Asian markets fall as Trump pushes more tariffs against China MarketWatch
Asian stocks generally declined amid fears of more tariffs. Tencent tumbled in Hong Kong as China announced plans to restrict videogames.
Asian markets sink, led by losses in Hong Kong, South Korea MarketWatch
Asian stocks took a turn for the worse after a mixed opening in Pacific Rim markets Thursday.
Asian markets mostly in recovery mode as tech leads MarketWatch
Asian stock markets were broadly higher Monday, a notable recovery following Friday's U.S. selloff and another plunge for oil.
Japan?s Nikkei drops as yen maintains dollar advantage MarketWatch
Asian markets were mixed Tuesday, as Chinese stocks largely rose and Japanese stocks overcame early session weakness.
Asian markets gain as investors pin hopes on U.S.-China trade talks MarketWatch
Asian stocks rose Tuesday following a listless day on Wall Street as investors looked ahead to U.S.-Chinese trade talks.
Australia shares trim losses after RBA stands pat; NZ down Economic Times
Australian shares ended weaker on Tuesday, but trimmed earlier losses, after the country's central bank signalled a steady policy outlook and China said it ...
Chief Financial Officer of the Year: retirement village operator Summerset's Scott Scoullar Stuff.co.nz
This article was produced in partnership with the CFO Summit and Awards. Read more about our partnership *content* here. Summerset chief financial officer ...
Nikkei slides amid mixed trading by Asian markets MarketWatch
Asian stock markets were mixed Thursday following overnight declines in U.S. stock prices and Treasury yields.
Hong Kong stocks drop after 3-day weekend as Asian markets largely sag MarketWatch
Asian stock markets ended mixed Tuesday, as Japanese shares twitched in positive and negative territory and Hong Kong stocks sank as trade tensions ...
Hong Kong stocks tip into bear market as gambling shares crumble MarketWatch
Asian stock markets largely fell Tuesday, with the downdraft pushing Hong Kong into a bear market.
Asian stock markets recover, led by Japan and Hong Kong MarketWatch
After widespread declines to start the week, Asian stock markets bounced back Thursday, led by strong gains in Japan and Hong Kong, as the U.S. offered to...
Nikkei leads Asian-market rebound following Turkish currency jitters MarketWatch
Asian stocks were largely higher in early trading Tuesday, a day after widespread regional declines following Turkey's currency crisis.
Asian markets plunge, led by tech stocks, after Huawei exec?s arrest MarketWatch
Asian stock prices fell Thursday, led by tumbling tech stocks, following the arrest of a senior official at Chinese telecom equipment maker Huawei that could ...