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Possibility of Trump presidency has markets all aflutter, Failed Albany developers chase Manning loan, Robert Walters on motivating millenials

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Fri, 04 Nov 2016

In NBR Print today: Like a giant, orange butterfly moth of chaos, the fluttering of Donald Trump’s rhetorical wings are causing uncertainty about future events around the globe. Rob Hosking looks at what a potential Trump presidency would mean for New Zealand. That includes the Reserve Bank’s next review of interest rates and full monetary policy statement – due just hours after American votes are counted.

More drama has emerged from the failed Albany Heights property development that cost Asian investors tens of millions of dollars. A company behind the original development has launched civil action to try to recover a loan it granted to Auckland developer Tim Manning. But, as Duncan Bridgeman reports, what do creditors owed more than $12.5 million think of the fracas?

Earlier this year Australian financial services group Macquarie sold its New Zealand private wealth unit to a consortium of local buyers.Led by former Fisher Funds portfolio manager Warren Couillault, the wealth manager has now been rebranded Hobson Wealth Partners, to reflect its increased local focus.Mr Couillault sees further changes ahead – and plenty of opportunities. Calida Smylie reports.

The challenge of managing a workforce made up of millennials isn’t just an easy media beat-up, says Robert Walters. The founder and chief executive of the global professional recruitment consultancy that bears his name admits that, as “an old fart” with “a very Protestant work ethic,” he struggles with the need to adjust accordingly.

Augusta’s scheme to force a management contract on another company is a flawed throwback, writes Tim Hunter.

Hellaby Holdings’ board has sent an emphatic message to shareholders that it’s not prepared to sit back and allow the company to be bought on the cheap, Jenny Ruthwrites. 

Sky Vodafone merger by no means dead in the water, says Shoeshine.

All this and more in today's NBR Print edition. Out now

 

 

 

 

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Possibility of Trump presidency has markets all aflutter, Failed Albany developers chase Manning loan, Robert Walters on motivating millenials
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