90 seconds at 9 am: ECB QE arrives

ECB to start bond buying on Monday, warns Greeks; UK SFO investigating the BofE; Brazil raises rates; UST 10yr yields up to 2.12%; NZ$1 = 74.6 USc, TWI = 78.8

90 seconds at 9 am: Services shine

US jobs grow as service sector expands; eurozone retail keeps expanding; India cuts rates again; Murray worries; UST 10yr yields 2.10%; NZ$1 = 75.8 USc, TWI = 79.8

The Weekly Dairy Report

Price momentum maintained at auction as autumn looks more hopeful for rain

Bernard's Top 10 at 10

How negative can bond yields go?; Hunting capital gains or just predicting deflation? Life inside Pikettyworld; Clarke and Dawe; Dilbert

90 seconds at 9 am: Dairy prices stabilise

Dairy prices hold; RBA also holds; a flood of China bond demand coming; expensive Danish defense; BofE currency boss fired; UST 10yr yield 2.09%; NZ$1 = 75.7 USc, TWI = 79.3

LendMe eyes peer-to-peer licence

LendMe eyes rural sector and top up loans for home buyers with peer-to-peer licence from the FMA expected 'shortly.' Commercial property, equipment sectors also in the plans

The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report

Good half year for PGGW, but will the full year be affected by the dry?

90 seconds at 9 am: China slips

US incomes rise, consumer spending falls; global factories busy, except Australia; China lowers sights; eyes on RBA; UST 10yr up to 2.05%; NZ$1 = 75.1 USc, TWI = 79

Magnetic milk – the lure of dairy investment down under

Rabobank warns of intense competition and the risk of oversupply in dairy markets, plus the uncertainty of a new focus by regulators

Stuck in a groove

Roger J Kerr sees a number of balancing factors both positive and negative for the NZ dollar; meaning the currency is likely to stay in its current range

Technology doesn't do it all

Professor Ang says despite the advantages of modern technology, the emphasis is still on individual organisations to keep themselves informed, up-to-date, and communicate well

90 seconds at 9 am: China cuts rates again

China cuts rates again; pressure on RBA; US Q4 GDP revised down, confidence revised up; India goes for growth; euro inflation rises; NZD hits records; NZ$1 = 75.6 USc, TWI = 79.2

ANZCO's ownership and management evolving, concentrating

Allan Barber looks at the recent changes at ANZCO Foods and the new path Itoham Foods is taking them

90 seconds at 9 am: Another NZD run-up?

Equities hit record highs; US prices fall, durable goods orders rise; EU exempts France; wholesale rates fall; oil and gold stable; NZ$1 = 75.4 USc, TWI = 78.5

Fonterra still seen likely to raise milk price forecast

Economists still believe Fonterra may yet raise its forecast milk price for the current year even though the diary giant declined to do so in an update today

90 seconds at 9 am: Hong Kong cuts taxes

Chinese factories marking time, consumer sentiment low; Hong Kong cuts taxes; Greece distrusted; AU wage growth slows, confidence down; NZ$1 = 75.4 USc, TWI = 78.5

The Weekly Dairy Report

No rain in forecast for very dry areas but payout predicted to rise

Bernard's Top 10

Is China landing hard? How the young languish while the old benefit; Winston wants expanded Waiheke Gold Card subsidy; Water wars; Dilbert

90 seconds at 9 am: Yellen comments raise USD

Fed lays groundwork for rate rise; US services grow strongly, consumers pull back; Greek extension approved; India search HSBC; gold falls; NZ$1 = 74.6 USc, TWI = 78

The Sheep Deer and Cattle Report

Some rain for some areas gives hope, but markets are still weak

Smart money already returning to Australia

Roger J Kerr says you should 'sell the Kiwi against the AUD' when you see media reports predicting parity

90 seconds at 9 am: New AU 'advice' scandal

US house sales cool; Greece waits; HSBC's 'shame'; China's new airplane; more AU bank advice scandals; swaps rise; NZ$1 = 75.3 USc, TWI = 78.7

The new Red Carpet is being rolled out

Professor Ang says China is considering reforms to free up investment, but warns that fewer entry barriers can only mean more intense competition

90 seconds at 9 am: Greek illusions

Greeks agree deal, prepare plan; PMI's expand in the US, Europe and Japan; Lee Kwan Yew in intensive care; UST 10yr yields rise; NZ$1 = 75.2 USc, TWI = 78.4

Come on John, give them a break!

Allan Barber takes on John McCarthy again ... arguing that seasons and market conditions make a much bigger contribution to price variability than ownership structures