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a2 Milk Company remains 'confident in the underlying fundamentals' of its business after seeing profits slashed by nearly 80% in the latest financial year
26th Aug 21, 10:31am
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a2 Milk Company remains 'confident in the underlying fundamentals' of its business after seeing profits slashed by nearly 80% in the latest financial year
One time glamour stock a2 Milk Company has announced massive stock write-offs for the year of over $100 mln and slashed its earnings guidance
10th May 21, 11:01am
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One time glamour stock a2 Milk Company has announced massive stock write-offs for the year of over $100 mln and slashed its earnings guidance
Guy Trafford points out that while we may have been safe during the pandemic, we are now underperforming economically and vulnerable to the economic nationalism the pandemic has spawned
3rd Apr 21, 9:36am
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Guy Trafford points out that while we may have been safe during the pandemic, we are now underperforming economically and vulnerable to the economic nationalism the pandemic has spawned
One time glamour stock a2 Milk Company has seen its value more than halved in a little over six months and analysts believe the business has some way to go to get back on track
2nd Mar 21, 9:47am
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One time glamour stock a2 Milk Company has seen its value more than halved in a little over six months and analysts believe the business has some way to go to get back on track
Milk company a2 has downgraded its expected profits for the second time in two months after reporting a 35% drop in half-year earnings
25th Feb 21, 11:48am
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Milk company a2 has downgraded its expected profits for the second time in two months after reporting a 35% drop in half-year earnings
Massey's Alison Brook investigates the current fad to decouple from globalisation. Are we about to jump from efficient but painful global settings into inefficient and even more painful policies?
11th Nov 20, 10:17am
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Massey's Alison Brook investigates the current fad to decouple from globalisation. Are we about to jump from efficient but painful global settings into inefficient and even more painful policies?
Sharemarket darling a2 Milk Company has increased its profits by 34% and is expressing confidence about prospects in the year ahead
19th Aug 20, 9:46am
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Sharemarket darling a2 Milk Company has increased its profits by 34% and is expressing confidence about prospects in the year ahead
Henry Thomson is tracking how Americans are reacting to New Zealand's return to lockdown. And he is watching with some anxiety as classes start to reopen in the US in an environment where social responsibility is low
16th Aug 20, 6:02am
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Henry Thomson is tracking how Americans are reacting to New Zealand's return to lockdown. And he is watching with some anxiety as classes start to reopen in the US in an environment where social responsibility is low
Henry Thomson tracks an inward turning America whose changing attitudes to global cooperation and multilateral trade agreements pose difficult issues for New Zealand and how we earn our way in the world
29th Jul 20, 11:54am
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Henry Thomson tracks an inward turning America whose changing attitudes to global cooperation and multilateral trade agreements pose difficult issues for New Zealand and how we earn our way in the world
Pinelopi Goldberg highlights several reasons why advanced economies have an interest in helping developing countries
18th Jul 20, 11:16am
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Pinelopi Goldberg highlights several reasons why advanced economies have an interest in helping developing countries
New Zealand-UK free trade negotiations to begin via video conference in July, says Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker
17th Jun 20, 2:30pm
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New Zealand-UK free trade negotiations to begin via video conference in July, says Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker
Pinelopi Goldberg shows why the pandemic has not strengthened the case for domestic production over global supply chains
13th May 20, 11:51am
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Pinelopi Goldberg shows why the pandemic has not strengthened the case for domestic production over global supply chains
a2 Milk Company has upgraded its trading outlook for the full year and is now implying operating earnings could be up as much as 35%
22nd Apr 20, 9:52am
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a2 Milk Company has upgraded its trading outlook for the full year and is now implying operating earnings could be up as much as 35%
Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics warns if you think you have already seen a trade war, you ain't seen nothing yet
7th Apr 20, 12:40pm
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Patrick Watson of Mauldin Economics warns if you think you have already seen a trade war, you ain't seen nothing yet
Capital Economics chief economist says the virus crisis could add to 'a growing pushback' against large and complex supply chains
18th Feb 20, 8:31am
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Capital Economics chief economist says the virus crisis could add to 'a growing pushback' against large and complex supply chains
Chris Trotter looks back at the political career of Mike Moore, New Zealand's 34th Prime Minister
3rd Feb 20, 7:30am
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Chris Trotter looks back at the political career of Mike Moore, New Zealand's 34th Prime Minister
a2 Milk Company says its managing director Jayne Hrdlicka 'has agreed to step down' with former chief Geoffrey Babidge retaking the reins for the time being; share price drops sharply
9th Dec 19, 10:06am
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a2 Milk Company says its managing director Jayne Hrdlicka 'has agreed to step down' with former chief Geoffrey Babidge retaking the reins for the time being; share price drops sharply
Upgraded NZ-China FTA to be signed in early 2020; Government confirms agreement doesn't include new perks for dairy, but removes tariffs from more NZ wood products and includes 'ambitious' environmental commitments
4th Nov 19, 6:40pm
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Upgraded NZ-China FTA to be signed in early 2020; Government confirms agreement doesn't include new perks for dairy, but removes tariffs from more NZ wood products and includes 'ambitious' environmental commitments
Allan Barber says the growing Chinese influence poses a strategic challenge for New Zealand meat exporters
31st Oct 19, 10:02am
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Allan Barber says the growing Chinese influence poses a strategic challenge for New Zealand meat exporters
Better access to the huge Indian market important focus for New Zealand in Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership negotiations with dairy exports an important part of the equation
16th Oct 19, 3:48pm
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Better access to the huge Indian market important focus for New Zealand in Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership negotiations with dairy exports an important part of the equation
G7 leaders again paid lip service to reforming the WTO. But, with US-led effort to weaken it, it's more likely we'll get a new international order where trade deals replace trade rules
27th Sep 19, 10:03am
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G7 leaders again paid lip service to reforming the WTO. But, with US-led effort to weaken it, it's more likely we'll get a new international order where trade deals replace trade rules
Patrick Watson says in the last few months globalization has gone from 'unhealthy' to 'critically ill', with the US-China trade relationship is its heart - and the pulse is slowing fast
29th Aug 19, 10:34am
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Patrick Watson says in the last few months globalization has gone from 'unhealthy' to 'critically ill', with the US-China trade relationship is its heart - and the pulse is slowing fast
Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says a NZ-US free trade agreement is step closer to becoming a reality as the US understands the 'theatre' playing out in the Pacific
30th Jul 19, 7:28am
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Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters says a NZ-US free trade agreement is step closer to becoming a reality as the US understands the 'theatre' playing out in the Pacific
Chris Trotter argues the key message from National Party leader Simon Bridges' weekend party conference speech was similar to that of the United States’ most outspoken National Conservative politician
29th Jul 19, 9:58am
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Chris Trotter argues the key message from National Party leader Simon Bridges' weekend party conference speech was similar to that of the United States’ most outspoken National Conservative politician
Patrick Watson says using tariffs and other trade barriers isn't how we got the strong economy some current leaders idealise, noting they often deliver the opposite
25th Jul 19, 10:22am
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Patrick Watson says using tariffs and other trade barriers isn't how we got the strong economy some current leaders idealise, noting they often deliver the opposite