Art dealer Henry Newrick says auction houses should be forced to have trust accounts for clients' money.

Auction house collapse raises concern over trust accounts

Tue 16 Jan 1

Auckland auction house Mossgreen-Webb's has gone into liquidation.

NZX's Hamish MacDonald says the market operator will take into account the market's views.

Market weighs in on NZX's listing rule changes

NZX received about 70 submissions on its proposals, including whether to have one rule for all issuers.

Cullen Investment's Eric Watson has been selling off NZ assets.

Eric Watson and Judith Tabron sell Soul Bar

Tue 16 Jan

The Nourish Group has added Soul to its stable.

Iain Rennie recommended four areas for reform.

Treasury commissioned RBNZ review finds 'strong case' for reform

Tue 16 Jan 1

Iain Rennie has recommended a number of changes to improve accountability and decision-making.

Auckland Airport chief executive Adrian Littlewood says the sale proceeds will fund Auckland expansion.

Auckland Airport to sell North Queensland Airports stake for $A370 million

Tue 16 Jan

The proceeds will help fund a $1.8 billion infrastructure spend in Auckland.

Credit and debit card spending rises in December

Tue 16 Jan

Higher fuel costs drove the increased spending.

BusinessNZ chief executive Kirk Hope says business owners are concerned on how the industry-wide agreements will be structured.

Labour urged to provide more detail on Fair Pay Agreements

Business lobby group wants uncertainty lifted over planned pay-setting change.

Sky TV spokesman Melodie Robinson confirmed the confidential settlement.

MediaWorks, Fairfax settle with Sky TV over copyright dispute

Mon 15 Jan

Action still on-going against other parties.

Associate Finance Minister David Parker said in November the then-existing directive to the OIO was "too loose".

Canada's Public Sector Pension Board gets OIO approval to buy $17.7M dairy farm and block

Mon 15 Jan 4

The deal pre-empts tougher foreign investment rules.

Damien Grant says a McCoin could be an alternative currency.
Mercury chief executive Fraser Whineray says battery storage has the potential to complement NZ's energy system.
Rubicon chair Stephen Kasnet says it has great belief in the future potential of ArborGen.
Federated Farmers vice-president Andrew Hoggard says giving volunteers experience isn't payment.
Magpie's Calum Handley says the timing of the cancelled pledge is unfortunate.

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Property

QV's Andrea Rush says values are likely to hold in the main centres.

Pace of property value gains almost halves in 2017 as market cools

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The frenzy has subsided, QV says. 

Politics

Anderton’s left-wing politics made him unfashionable in political and media circles for much of his time in politics.

Jim Anderton – the man who saved the left in NZ

Political round-up: Jim Anderton was in the political wilderness for much of his career. 

Media

Morningstar analyst Brian Han's report deals many media acquisitions which didn't meet expectations.

NZ a 'dangerous hunting ground' for media takeovers, Morningstar says

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Morningstar suggests Southern Cross Media Group focus on Australia.