Nick Mowbray says the Vietnam project is "off the charts big."

New Zealand’s Zuru has a Vietnam strategy

Mowbray family company plans to build an "industrial centre" and have the Vietnam prime minister's endorsement. 

Craigs analyst Grant Swanepoel says Mercury still has "plenty of headroom for a continuation of investing down the rabbit hole."

Is Mercury tilting at windmills?

Mon 25 Jun

Analysis: Is paying a premium for a minority stake ever justified?

The head of wealth research at Craigs Investment Partners, Mark Lister, says he'll be watching confidence in the construction sector.

Markets fixated on two words

One economist sees a glass half full, another sees it half empty,

Bob Lutz is one of Tesla's detractors.

Tough times for Tesla as carmakers catch up with disruptor

Mon 25 Jun

General Motors has many product lines to draw upon for revenue; Tesla only has three.

The Week Ahead

Mon 25 Jun

The NBR news agenda for the coming week.

US President Donald Trump holds the upper hand.

Trump's trade war could pay off


Opinion: China's trade practices need to change and President Trump holds the upper hand.

Because the dramatic pictures from Athens, Rome and Madrid have stopped, the euro crisis has disappeared from public view. But that does not mean it has gotten any better.

Nothing is forever (except for the euro crisis)


Opinion: The barometer that tracks the true state of the euro crisis has never been higher than today.

Despite facing potential jail time and a 10-year ban running a listed company, Elizabeth Holmes can still head a private company.

Theranos founder fooled investors: three big lessons


Elizabeth Holmes fooled investors with the promise to revolutionise healthcare – and is now on the hunt for new investors.

Pushpay boss Chris Heaslip (left) told NBR why co-founder Eliot Crowther (right) sold his $100m stake in one hit

The best of NBR's Week


Top rating stories and editor's picks.

Robert Ewan, formerly Dan McEwan, says any construction delays are due to resource consent hold-ups.
Fletcher Building chief executive Ross Taylor says the company has effectively been fighting itself.
Roger Sharp was appointed as chairman and the board was restructured a bit.
Spark boss Simon Moutter says his company has yet to decide which technology platform it will use to stream the 2019 Rugby World Cup

Banking & Finance

Westpac chief economist Dominick Stephens says pressure is building for tax changes on housing.

Tax changes can slash house prices and boost home ownership, Westpac says


Ring-fencing property investors’ losses will have the least impact of any tax.


Sky TV chief product and technology officer Jason Wheeler: 12 months since the last Sky Go issue

Sky launches low-cost, mobile-only version of Fanpass


PLUS: Android TV, Netflix and maybe even a Lightbox app are in the company’s future.