Armco part of strategy

The purchase by NZI Corporation of Australian merchant bank Armco Inc for about $A20 million puts another element of its Australian Financial Services strategy in place.

Brierleys lead market downturn

Shares were in a steady downswing most of last week with equity investors rather unimpressed with the profit gains unveiled by some major companies on the stock- market.

All in a days work

The last ballpoint pen had been polished, the shag pile mown, and the agenda papers straightened. The clink of ice in the water jug matched the nervous clinkle of pre-meeting…

Spectacular gains and megamergers

Spectacular gains in share prices and the surprise of another megamerger proposal made exciting holiday reading for equity investors last week.

BIL favourite in sharemarket stakes

Brierley Investments Ltd is the sharebrokers best bet for 1984. Out of 10 sharebroking firms surveyed by the Times six picked BIL to give punters a run for their money…

Aussie booze barons howl foul at Ron

CARLTON and United Breweries are as Australian as meat pies and Holden cars and as Melbourne as Moonee Ponds and Dame Edna Everage.Thats why the news this week that corporate…

Ron makes friends at AGM

RON BRIERLEY made a lot of new friends at Brierley Investments Ltd annual meeting in Hastings on Thursday night, and he renewed a few more.

Grape boom a threat

BRIERLEY Investments chief executive Bruce Hancox says the wine industry is facing serious problems.They are problems likely to see the collapse of one or more medium-sized wine companies and with…

Brierley cash issue a handsome treat

BRIERLEY Investments impressive share price sprint in the wake of its glowing annual results ensured the record pace of the national sharemarket would be sustained last week.

Kawerau no bar to rising spirits

LIQUOR interests had a week of win some and lose some, and the active investors, eager for another intoxicating rally for the sharemarket, enjoyed every minute of it.

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