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© 2021 Stuff.co.nz Thu, 16 Sep 6:33am Bitcoin jumps on speculation that Amazon considering crypto
Bitcoin's price surged again Monday after speculation that Amazon may be entering the cryptocurrency sector after it posted a job seeking a "digital currency and blockchain product lead."Bitcoin jumped more than 14 per cent in the...
© 2021 NZ Herald Tue, 27 Jul 12:54am Bitcoin: Why is crypto down? Bitcoin fell nearly 30% at one point losing $70 billion in market value
Even by Bitcoin's standards, Wednesday was pretty wild.The price of the famously volatile digital currency fell nearly 30 per cent at one point after the China Banking Association warned member banks of the risks associated with...
© 2021 NZ Herald Thu, 20 May 10:15am Dogecoin: Barefoot Investor's warning over Elon Musk's favourite crypto
Scott Pape, better known as the Barefoot Investor, has issued a word of warning to his followers who are considering investing in the red-hot cryptocurrency Dogecoin.Dogecoin, a digital currency created by Australia's Jackson Palmer...
© 2021 NZ Herald Sat, 8 May 5:35pm The a2 Milk Company Limited (NZX: ATM) 1H21 Results and Interim Report
A lower EBITDA margin range is now expected due to lower revenue, higher brand investment, longer daigou/reseller support, movements in foreign currency and adverse channel mix relative to what was anticipated in December
© 2021 sharechat.co.nz Thu, 25 Feb 10:05am Monday thoughts: Take extreme care if investing in Bitcoin
OPINION: Bitcoin is either a revolutionary currency for the 21st century or a massive financial bubble.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz Mon, 18 Jan 7:45am Foreign currency exchange dives but major banks stick with it
The border closure has seen a drop in foreign cash buying and selling at the banks but BNZ, Westpac and ASB say they won't be following ANZ in ditching the service.ANZ NZ - the country's largest bank - announced publicly yesterday...
© 2021 NZ Herald Tue, 20 Oct 10:25am China rolls out digital yuan ahead of Xi Jinping's visit for 40th anniversary of special economic zone
Up to 50,000 Chinese citizens in the country's equivalent of Silicon Valley have woken up to money in their accounts after the government distributed more than $2.1 million of its new digital currency.The new money comes ahead of...
© 2021 NZ Herald Wed, 14 Oct 11:45am
Monday Thoughts: Is it the end of fiat currency?
OPINION: ‘Fiat currency’ is money issued by a government or central bank where you have no right for it to be converted into gold or any other asset.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz Mon, 23 Aug 5:43am Fisher & Paykel Healthcare Corporation Limited (NZX: FPH) Record Full Year Result for FPH: Net Profit Up 82%
FPH today announced its results for the full year ended 31 March 2021. Operating revenue was $1.97 billion, up 56% or 61% in constant currency. Net profit after tax was $524 million, up 82% over the previous financial year, or 94% in constant currency
© 2021 sharechat.co.nz Thu, 27 May 9:45am Coinbase soars in market debut, valued near US$100 billion
Coinbase made a rousing debut on Wall Street Wednesday, with the digital currency exchange's rising as high as US$429, briefly giving it a market value over US$100 billion (NZ$139 billion).Coinbase Global's initial public offering...
© 2021 NZ Herald Thu, 15 Apr 8:25am Dollar soars as S&P upgrades NZ credit rating on strong recovery
New Zealand's sovereign currency ratings have been raised by international agency S&P on the basis of a stronger-than-expected recovery.The kiwi dollar rallied on the news to a 34-month high at US73.38c. "New Zealand is recovering...
© 2021 NZ Herald Mon, 22 Feb 4:05pm Cost of a single Bitcoin exceeds US$50,000 for first time
The seemingly unstoppable rise of Bitcoin continued today with the cost of a single unit of the digital currency rising above US$50,000 ($69,388) for the first time.The price of Bitcoin has risen almost 200 per cent in the past...
© 2021 NZ Herald Wed, 17 Feb 12:45am Covid border restrictions behind ANZ's move to ditch foreign currency
ANZ says a dive in demand for foreign exchange cash caused by New Zealand's border restrictions is behind its decision to stop buying and selling foreign cash. The country's largest bank will stop buying and selling foreign cash...
© 2021 NZ Herald Mon, 19 Oct 1:45pm ANZ to stop offering foreign currency, citing drop in demand due to Covid-19
Border restrictions mean fewer people are exchanging foreign currency, the bank says.
© 2021 Stuff.co.nz Mon, 19 Oct 10:55am