Mainfreight has super year

Mainfreight has super year

26.5.22 The international freight forwarder and logistics group Mainfreight has notched up another record result and a ‘more than satisfactory’ improvement on the prior year. Revenue in the FY22 year has bounced 47.2% or $1.67 billion to $5.22 billion. Profit before...

Aussie banks hold ASX higher

25.5.22 Despite a mixed lead from Wall Street overnight, the Australian sharemarket finished 0.4 per cent or 26 pts higher, to 7155.2. Banks were noteworthy winners and were supported by a lift in US treasury yields and a hike in the New Zealand interest rate. Notes...

Market report 25.5.22

The tone on NZX reversed today following the decision by the Reserve Banks monetary policy committee to lift the official cash rate 50bps to 2%. Though widely expected by economists as the only direction the OCR could take with inflation on the rise, the market read...

Reserve Bank tops up cash rate

The Monetary Policy Committee today did exactly what the market had expected and increased the Official Cash Rate (OCR) to 2.0%. The Committee agreed it remains appropriate to continue to tighten monetary conditions at pace to maintain price stability and support...