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After a Fletcher Building update with 'few redeeming features' analysts see a risk that the company's net debt 'moves up' in the first half of the next financial year
15th May 24, 10:01am
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After a Fletcher Building update with 'few redeeming features' analysts see a risk that the company's net debt 'moves up' in the first half of the next financial year
Fletcher Building is warning that profits for the year to June could be as much as $140 million lower than it forecast less than three months ago
13th May 24, 10:08am
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Fletcher Building is warning that profits for the year to June could be as much as $140 million lower than it forecast less than three months ago
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The lightly regulated 'techonomy' rolls over media and other sectors - and we're allowing it, Juha Saarinen argues
3rd Apr 24, 11:58am
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The lightly regulated 'techonomy' rolls over media and other sectors - and we're allowing it, Juha Saarinen argues
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Fletcher Building makes after-tax loss of $120 million for the half year and won't pay a dividend; puts Australian Tradelink subsidiary up for sale after a $122 million writedown; warns on potential 'material' impact of Australian leaky pipes problem
14th Feb 24, 8:52am
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Fletcher Building makes after-tax loss of $120 million for the half year and won't pay a dividend; puts Australian Tradelink subsidiary up for sale after a $122 million writedown; warns on potential 'material' impact of Australian leaky pipes problem
Fletcher Building tells the ASX its chief executive Ross Taylor may be about to leave as the company contemplates issuing earnings guidance likely to 'materially vary' from current analysts' forecasts
13th Feb 24, 9:19am
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Fletcher Building tells the ASX its chief executive Ross Taylor may be about to leave as the company contemplates issuing earnings guidance likely to 'materially vary' from current analysts' forecasts
Australia's supermarkets, airlines and power companies are charging ‘exploitative’ prices despite reaping record profits
8th Feb 24, 10:02am
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Australia's supermarkets, airlines and power companies are charging ‘exploitative’ prices despite reaping record profits
Forsyth Barr analysts say Fletcher Building has now made $420 million worth of provisions on the convention centre project in the past 12 months and the latest ones 'bring into question management controls and board oversight'
8th Feb 24, 9:13am
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Forsyth Barr analysts say Fletcher Building has now made $420 million worth of provisions on the convention centre project in the past 12 months and the latest ones 'bring into question management controls and board oversight'
Eric Posner forsees a concentration of economic and corporate political power that will exceed Gilded Age levels
9th Jan 24, 9:00am
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Eric Posner forsees a concentration of economic and corporate political power that will exceed Gilded Age levels
Eric Posner examines the tech industry's response to the overdue return of antitrust enforcement in the United States
25th Nov 23, 9:10am
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Eric Posner examines the tech industry's response to the overdue return of antitrust enforcement in the United States
With echoes of Microsoft's IE browser behaviour 25 years ago, now the US DoJ is tackling Google and its ubiquitous search engine. Ananish Chaudhuri says this is important because its dominance could deprive us of access to a multitude of views
26th Sep 23, 9:59am
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With echoes of Microsoft's IE browser behaviour 25 years ago, now the US DoJ is tackling Google and its ubiquitous search engine. Ananish Chaudhuri says this is important because its dominance could deprive us of access to a multitude of views
Construction giant Fletcher Building expects to sell about 650 dwelling units in the nearly-finished financial year to June - which compares with targets a year ago of over 1000
21st Jun 23, 11:34am
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Construction giant Fletcher Building expects to sell about 650 dwelling units in the nearly-finished financial year to June - which compares with targets a year ago of over 1000
Fletcher Building acknowledges this has 'been a difficult time' for many customers as it reports a 42% lift in annual profits
17th Aug 22, 9:27am
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Fletcher Building acknowledges this has 'been a difficult time' for many customers as it reports a 42% lift in annual profits
New interest.co.nz journalist Rebecca Stevenson to put a spotlight on market dominance in key industries, and much more
11th Jul 22, 1:28pm
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New interest.co.nz journalist Rebecca Stevenson to put a spotlight on market dominance in key industries, and much more
Fletcher Building says residential 'backlog' will support robust market volumes for next 12-18 months; plasterboard shortage to end by October
22nd Jun 22, 12:08pm
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Fletcher Building says residential 'backlog' will support robust market volumes for next 12-18 months; plasterboard shortage to end by October
Government establishes taskforce to investigate ways of increasing plasterboard supplies
21st Jun 22, 2:08pm
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Government establishes taskforce to investigate ways of increasing plasterboard supplies
Angela Huyue Zhang thinks that China's comprehensive new legislation could be a blessing in disguise for their tech giants
7th Sep 21, 10:34am
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Angela Huyue Zhang thinks that China's comprehensive new legislation could be a blessing in disguise for their tech giants
Eric Posner explains the implications of US President Joe Biden's executive order promoting competition in the economy
22nd Jul 21, 1:45pm
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Eric Posner explains the implications of US President Joe Biden's executive order promoting competition in the economy
Eric Posner explains why the "New Brandeisians", with their focus on political influence, are winning today's debate
19th Jun 21, 9:13am
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Eric Posner explains why the "New Brandeisians", with their focus on political influence, are winning today's debate
Angela Huyue Zhang explains the bureaucratic logic behind the curtailing of the fast-growing fintech conglomerate Ant Group's recent moves
14th Mar 21, 10:04am
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Angela Huyue Zhang explains the bureaucratic logic behind the curtailing of the fast-growing fintech conglomerate Ant Group's recent moves
Eric Posner cautions that trageting market-dominant firms will require overcoming cultural as well as legal obstacles
13th Mar 21, 9:59am
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Eric Posner cautions that trageting market-dominant firms will require overcoming cultural as well as legal obstacles
David Chaston on an existential crisis, how to save capitalism from itself, the challenge and what others, including billionaires are saying
26th Apr 19, 10:54am
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David Chaston on an existential crisis, how to save capitalism from itself, the challenge and what others, including billionaires are saying
The new Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister is once again outside Cabinet. Does this mean National doesn't take oversight of our savings & improving the lot of SMEs seriously?
22nd Dec 16, 5:02am
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The new Commerce & Consumer Affairs Minister is once again outside Cabinet. Does this mean National doesn't take oversight of our savings & improving the lot of SMEs seriously?
Donal Curtin wonders if some local industries are getting too concentrated and consumers getting too little choice, and asks if our competition authorities have become 'too blasé' about the impacts
27th Aug 16, 8:28am
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Donal Curtin wonders if some local industries are getting too concentrated and consumers getting too little choice, and asks if our competition authorities have become 'too blasé' about the impacts
Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy reviews how the TPPA will affect our State Owned Enterprises and state-owned monopolies, now, and if we wanted to build new ones, or sell some
21st Apr 16, 10:15am
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Ryan Greenaway-McGrevy reviews how the TPPA will affect our State Owned Enterprises and state-owned monopolies, now, and if we wanted to build new ones, or sell some
Bernard Hickey criticises the Government's U-Turn on criminalising cartels and calls for it to adopt some Australian-style mongrel when it comes to monopolies and cartels
13th Dec 15, 5:02am
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Bernard Hickey criticises the Government's U-Turn on criminalising cartels and calls for it to adopt some Australian-style mongrel when it comes to monopolies and cartels