L-R - Chief executives at a Semble preview: Russell Stanners (Vodafone), Rob Ellis (Semble), Simon Moutter (Spark), Stewart Sherriff (2degrees)

ASK ME ANYTHING: Semble boss Rob Ellis

Tue 31 Mar 15 46

A mobile wallet backed by Spark, Vodafone, 2degrees and major banks launches today. The chief executive of Semble, the company pulling the initiative together, fielded reader questions.

Chief execs at today's Semble launch (L-R): Miki Szikszai (Snapper), Stewart Sherriff (2degrees),  Anthony Healy (BNZ),  Russell Stanners (Vodafone), Rob Ellis, (Semble), Barbara Chapman (ASB), Simon Moutter (Spark) Barbara Chapman (ASB), Mark Rushworth (Paymark)

Semble goes live: what's hot and what's not

Tue 31 Mar 15 4

Spark, Vodafone and 2degrees and two big banks unite behind a single mobile wallet platform, but challenges remain.

BNZ Senior Economist Craig Ebert

Inflation target at 2% risks overheated economy, says BNZ

Fri 27 Mar 15

"We wonder if the target band should be lowered from its current 1-3% or, at the least, that its lower reaches be tolerated as the 'new normal' for the foreseeable future," writes senior economist Craig Ebert.

Lance Wiggs

Air NZ accentuates positive of loyalty scheme switch, ignores negative

Wed 25 Mar 15 1

National carrier silent on whether this is any way to reward 100,000 loyal customers.

BNZ retail banking and marketing director Craig Herbison

BNZ disputes rumours it was forced out of airpoints deal

Fri 20 Mar 15 1

Social media is awash with talk that Westpac and Air NZ were in clandestine discussions for months about an airpoints deal before pushing incumbent BNZ out

BNZ senior economist Craig Ebert

Services sector activity rises to six-month high in January

Mon 16 Feb 15

BNZ-BusinessNZ performance of services index rose 1.1 points to 57.8 last month from December.


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