Wellington, July 7 NZPA - Nuplex Industries Ltd is hitting down speculation in the Australian media that it is considering merging its chemical trading unit with that of Australian company Orica Ltd with a view to divesting it.
Wellington, June 10 NZPA - The New Zealand sharemarket made a small early gain after the Reserve Bank lifted the official cash rate 25 basis points to 2.75 percent, after having kept the rate at a record low 2.5 percent for 13 months.
Wellington, June 9 NZPA - After hitting a 10-month low yesterday, the New Zealand sharemarket rose in early trading today with resins and specialty chemicals supplier Nuplex Industries gaining 4.7 percent.
Wellington, April 26 NZPA - Securities Commission member Elizabeth Hickey has stood down from her role for personal reasons, Commerce Minister Simon Power says.
Her resignation is effective from April 30.
She had been in the role for nearly two years.
Wellington, April 20 NZPA - The sharemarket regained some of the ground lost yesterday after rises in offshore markets, but failed to capitalise on a selloff in the kiwi after softer-than-expected inflation data today.