National Business Review Business http://www.nbr.co.nz/feed/Business en Cavalier's annual profit falls 13%, signals "modest increase" in 2015 earnings http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/cavaliers-annual-profit-falls-13-percent-signals-modest-increase-2015-earnings-bd-161297 <p><a href="http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/cavaliers-annual-profit-falls-13-percent-signals-modest-increase-2015-earnings-bd-161297" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/cavaliers-annual-profit-falls-13-percent-signals-modest-increase-2015-earnings-bd-161297#comments BusinessDesk Cavalier Corporation Colin McKenzie Fri, 22 Aug 2014 06:20:48 +0000 businessdesk 161297 at http://www.nbr.co.nz MARKET CLOSE: Shares rise; Sky TV gains on earnings, Tower leads on capital gain http://www.nbr.co.nz/article/market-close-nz-shares-rise-sky-tv-gains-earnings-tower-leads-capital-gain-bd-161295 <p><a 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