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Two caveats to NZ AEOI timeframe

IRD says legislative, systems caveats to NZ meeting target for joining major global tax evasion crack down

Consumers gear up

Updated
Consumer debt rises at fastest annualised pace in almost nine years; Business debt grows at fastest pace in 2 years

Friday's guest Top 10

Andrew Patterson’s Top 10 business reads for 2014 featuring Walter Issacson, Ariana Huffington, Thomas Picketty, Eric Schmidt & Jonathan Rosenberg, Dilbert & more

Banks with moats and pricing power

Big Australasian banks may face short term pain from Australian Financial System Inquiry but there's long term gain, Morgans says

Strong online sales growth continues

October sales spurt had a big international component, probably helped by the iPhone6 release, hurt by fast fall of daily deals category

Strong September quarter for Co-op Bank

The Co-operative Bank delivers 26% rise in quarterly profit as home loan growth outpaces overall market

Heartland on track

Heartland Bank increases quarterly profit by 13% with finance receivables up 3.1%

A tale of two Free Trade Agreements

Professor Ang and Yuri Seo highlight the important points for New Zealand in both the AU-China and NZ-Korea FTAs signed in Brisbane

Mortgage broker eyes P2P licence

Squirrel Mortgages owner John Bolton eyes peer-to-peer licence for 'Squirrel Money' offering loans to home owners, investment opportunities for retail investors

HSBC NZ quarterly profit up 62%

Strong September quarter profit rise for HSBC after it books big loan impairment write-back

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