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Cloud
TradeWindow and Mastercard collaboration set to strengthen cross-border trade relations
TradeWindow has partnered with Mastercard in a bid to increase access to trade finance and simplify cross-border payments. 
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Cybersecurity
Financial watchdog slams NZX as being ill-prepared in face of DDoS attacks
“A DDoS attack was foreseeable, and an attack of sufficient magnitude to take down servers — and with them NZX’s market announcement platform — was at least possible and should have been planned for,” the FMA says in its review. 
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DDoS
Why organisations should wise up to the DDoS extortion trend
While it is essential to have a DDoS mitigation solution in place, it’s also important to test that it works as expected, writes NCC Group director of technical security consulting for Asia Pacific Tim Dillon.
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DDoS
NZX CIO David Godfrey to resign by year's end
"David has been in the business for more than a decade, and has been a great contributor over that time - including through the challenges we faced this year due to COVID-19 and the more recent cyber attacks where he has shown wonderful calmness and support of his teams.”
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Compliance
Q&A: SMX director talks TaaS, compliance and NZX attacks
Techday spoke to SMX co-founder and director Thom Hooker, who takes us through the implications of last week’s attack for the future of TaaS, and the changes in compliance regulations for the sector.
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Cybersecurity
Trading halts again as NZX sees fourth day of attacks
A joint statement from NZX and Spark, of which NZX is a customer, revealed the first attack was successful in downing system and network connectivity for a brief time.
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AUT University
Study: A decade before we see boardroom equality
"The clock is ticking. Companies should be actively implementing their diversity policies, and be complete by 2022."
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NZX
Sharesies partners with NZX to bring investment to ordinary Kiwis
Sharesies has signed up as a participant on the New Zealand Exchange (NZX) as it moves to allow investors to access all listed companies on the exchange.
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Cloud
Xero posts half-year earnings, announces delisting from NZX
“Our strategy is to drive further growth in markets like UK, North America and Southeast Asia,” says CEO Rod Drury.
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CEO
Same office, different role for newly appointed NZX CEO
To find the right candidate, the Board commissioned governance services firm Propero Consulting to survey a wide sample of its stakeholders.
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Cloud
VMob reveal name change for growth in U.S. market
"The U.S. market is ahead of New Zealand and our brand must position us at the forefront of where the lead markets play."
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CFO
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise led by rebound in MRP
New Zealand shares rose led by MightyRiverPower as the stock rebounded from a near six month low.
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CFO
Flurry of IPOs tipped for NZX in coming months, says Nikko Asset equities analyst
Kiwi investors can expect a strong pipeline of initial public offerings from New Zealand and Australian companies listing in coming months to take adv
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CFO
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise; Meridian gains after 8-day slide
New Zealand shares rose, led by Meridian Energy as investors returned to the stock after eight days of decline.
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CFO
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, led by Pacific Edge
New Zealand shares rose, led by Pacific Edge after a report about its medical testing products was published in a prominent medical journal.
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CFO
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall led by Meridian; Fliway drops on debut
New Zealand shares fell in today's trading led by Meridian Energy as its installment fee came due.
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CFO
Weldon resigns from Diligent board, leaving company with compliance gap
Mark Weldon, former NZX chief executive, has resigned as a director of Diligent Board Member Services, effective tomorrow, leaving the governance soft
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NZX
Fliway edges up 1.7% in NZX debut after $34m IPO
he stock first traded at $1.22, before falling back to $1.21, or 1 cent above its offer price.
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CFO
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise, paced by Summerset; Spark, Fonterra decline
New Zealand shares rose, paced by Summerset Group Holdings and Ryman Healthcare as investors bought into retirement village operators.
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CFO
'Unresponsive' Pyne Gould censured again by NZX Tribunal
Pyne Gould Corp, whose 2014 accounts are being looked into by the Financial Markets Authority, has been censured by the NZ Markets Disciplinary Tribun
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CFO
NZX share trading rises for second month in March
The volume and value of cash trading on New Zealand's stock market rose for the second consecutive month in March as the NZX 50 Index rose to record l
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CFO
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares fall, led by A2, Meridian
New Zealand shares fell as some investors sold A2 Milk Co to lock in recent gains.
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CFO
MARKET CLOSE: NZ shares rise led by A2, Spark rebounds
New Zealand shares rose, led by A2 Milk Co on its plans for US expansion.
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CFO
NZX's SuperLife lifts Energy Mad stake to 45.6% with $2.2M rights offer underwrite
SuperLife, the funds management business owned by NZX, has lifted its stake in Energy Mad to 45.