Market close: Solid company results fail to please investors

The New Zealand sharemarket is presently proving hard to please. Solid company results continue to flow through, and instead the market has shrugged its shoulders and neared correction territory with its 13th drop in 16 trading days this month. The S&P/NZX 50 Index was down 37.39 points or 0.3 per cent to 12,388.84, just short […]


The House sergeant-at-arms resigns and Schumer says he’ll fire the Senate sergeant-at-arms if needed.

A day after a mob of pro-Trump supporters storming the Capitol, Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California announced that Paul D. Irving, the House Sergeant at Arms, intended to resign from his position. She also called for Steven Sund, the Capitol Police chief, to resign, saying “Mr. Sund, he hasn’t even called us since this happened.” […]