Articles by Investment
Real Estate Market Update: Sluggish Growth In Australia And Property Prices Fall In China
January 20 2015 2:21 PM
Global economic concerns that range from deflation in Europe and economic slowdown in other countries may be impacting the property markets.
Auckland Ranks Ninth In World's Major Cities With Unaffordable Housing
January 19 2015 6:47 PM
New Zealand's Auckland was named one of the major cities with the most unaffordable housing prices in a recent annual report.
Apple iPhone 6 Will Banner 118M iPhone Ship Outs by March 2015 as AAPL to Hit $123 – Analyst
January 19 2015 1:38 PM
Apple will continue its incredible market juggernaut pace through March 2015, a new report said, pointing too to the hot-selling iPhone 6 and the bigger 6 Plus model as the main revenue generators for the U.S.-based tech giant.
Target Canada Decides To Exit Canadian Retail Market After Failed Expansion Drive
January 17 2015 12:29 PM
Success in one market may not guarantee repeated success in another market.
Canada Lags In Providing The Right Environment For Healthy Child Development, Says Study
January 15 2015 11:52 PM
The issues mentioned in the report need closer scrutiny.
Canada Facing Law Suit For Allegedly Breaching Investor Protection Provisions Under NAFTA
January 15 2015 5:15 PM
Investor protection safeguards in trade agreements should not curtail the decision-making authority of partner states.
Xiaomi and Facebook: Tandem Might Have Been Called-Off Due To Political Reason
January 15 2015 11:02 AM
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg went to Beijing last October to meet Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun for a potential investment talks, what transpired among the two leaders remains to be a mystery.
New Zealand Hotels Register Record Occupancy Rates: Cricket World Cup Set To Bring More Business
January 13 2015 4:29 PM
There is all round cheer in the tourism industry and that is percolating to the hotel sector as well.
Oil Price Plunge Casts Dark Light Over Energy Sector – Bank Of Canada
January 13 2015 1:19 PM
Plunging oil prices is here to stay for sometime, affecting future investment plans for companies in the energy sector as well as their respective earnings' forecasts.
Wanderlei Silva Rips NSAC, Supports Jon Jones [VIDEO]
January 12 2015 2:06 PM
retired Brazilian MMA fighter Wanderlei Silva criticizes the Nevada State Athletic Commission for its handling of the Jon Jones incident.
'The Interview' Is Making Huge Profits Despite Infamous Sony Cyberattack
January 12 2015 1:08 PM
The Interview has become an online hit movie which has broken some new records in film industry. The movie is also set for release in UK and New Zealand.
Former Manchester United Nemanja Vidic Scores First Goal For Inter Milan
January 12 2015 12:42 PM
Nemanja Vidic scored for Inter Milan for the first time.
Hoax Alert: Chinese Business Tycoons Offer Mayweather $160B Guaranteed Purse To Fight Pacquiao In Beijing
January 10 2015 11:11 AM
On Tuesday, American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr lost the chance to earn a guaranteed purse of $120 million after a group of investors from the United Arab Emirates withdrew their offer made in November. The investors, which includes royals, were disappointed in Money May's lack of commitment to fight Filipino boxer Manny Pacquiao.
Russian Economic Crisis Has 'Little Impact' to US Economy
January 09 2015 4:48 PM
The Federal Reserve believes the Russian crisis has "little impact" to the United States despite fears of major spillover to global markets.
NZ Labour Party Calls for Audit of Foreign Investment Proposals
January 09 2015 1:45 PM
There is concern at the rising foreign ownership of land and low value addition to the domestic economy.
Trazodone Prescribed At Atlanta Hospital Causes Hours-Long Erection; Victim Confined For 10 Days
January 08 2015 11:28 AM
A veteran suffering from Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder will file a lawsuit against the Atlanta VA Medical Center for prescribing him in December the drug Trazadone, which is an anti-depressant. The medication worked, but it had an unexpected side effect that Edward Stalling found "hard" to forget.
Goodbye, Dream Match, As Investment Group Withdraws $120M Offer To Mayweather
January 07 2015 3:12 AM
Sports fans could kiss the dream match goodbye after the group of Abu Dhabi investors withdrew on the first week of January their $120 million offer for American boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr to fight Filipino champ Manny Pacquiao.
Labour Party Warns Against Rampant Sale of New Zealand Forest Land To Foreigners Without Ensuring Value Addition
January 06 2015 11:01 AM
Sale of forests to foreign investors has to be followed up with strict enforcement of norms.
Auspicious Start In 2015 For Australian Iron Ore Miners As Price Of Commodity Slightly Rises To $71.26/Tonne
January 05 2015 10:25 AM
On the first trading day of 2015, price of iron ore registered a slight increase to $71.26 per tonne on the spot market, up from $66.84 before Christmas. The improvement could be seen as an auspicious start for Australian iron ore miners who suffered a significant dip in income due to price of the key-steelmaking ingredient hitting a five-year low in 2014 because of the low demand in China and glut in supply.
Russia's Sinking Economy Worsened By High Military Spending; China-Russia Ties Deepen
January 03 2015 12:38 PM
Russia may survive 2015 but cuts in military spending will have to be implemented. Russian President Vladimir Putin has made military spending as the top priority before the crisis.